The Next OpenShift Commons Gathering is coming to Boston for Red Hat Summit on May 1st!

Come one day before Red Hat Summit and join us for the OpenShift Commons Gathering!

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that the third OpenShift Commons Gathering will take place on May 1, 2017 and be co-located with the annual Red Hat Summit taking place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Red Hat Summit will take place the following three days in Boston, May 2 - 4, 2017.

This edition of the OpenShift Commons Gathering will focus on talks from end users with production deployments of OpenShift sharing their use cases, lessons learned, and best practices with experts from all over the world. We'll also discuss container technologies, best practices for cloud native application developers and the open source software projects that underpin the OpenShift ecosystem to help take OpenShift to the next level in cloud native computing.

The OpenShift Commons Gathering brings together some of the brightest technical minds in cloud technology to discuss these real world production implementations of OpenShift so we can together map out the future of OpenShift and its related upstream open source projects while connecting end users directly with the engineers, product managers and community to ensure feedback is directly communicated and incorporated into the upcoming releases of OpenShift and its upstream projects.

The 2017 event will gather developers, devops professionals and sysadmins to explore and collaborate on making OpenShift and the container technologies successful and secure at scale.

With OpenShift Container Platform quickly gaining adoption around the world, the OpenShift Commons Gathering will feature talks from upstream project leads and case studies from users like Red Hat, Experian, ATPCO, Point72, SBB, Cisco, CA Technologies, Inmarsat and more. This event will also include face-to-face meetings for all of the OpenShift Commons Special Interest Groups and allow ample time for peer-to-peer networking.

Here's the line-up of confirmed speakers so far, more talks and speakers being added every week!

Rajay Rai, Mathias Faure, Jason O'Connell, Macquarie & Wayne Dovey, Red Hat OpenShift at Macquarie
Anandhi Navaneethakr & Mukul Nadkarni OpenShift at Atpco
William Shaw, Director, Systems Engineering OpenShift at Point72
Baltisar Oswald, Software Architect OpenShift at SBB (Swiss Railways)
Michael White, IT Architect & Michael Duarte,Senior IT Design Engineer OpenShift at Cisco
Jose Chavez, Principal Software Engineer OpenShift at CA Technologies
Guilhem Vianes, Integration Architect OpenShift at LaPoste

Ask Me Anything (AMA) Panels with Engineers, Product Managers and Key Contributors

We've also added a series of AMA-style panels to spark conversations and enable participants to make direct connections with the engineers, product managers and key contributors from across the OpenShift community.

The panelists are some of the brightest technical minds in cloud technology and will cover topics that include:

  • Deeper dives on the Kubernetes Service Catalog project, how to leverage the Service Broker API to bind and provision services, and how we are tying it all into the OpenShift user experience.
  • A look at what lies ahead in Kubernetes in terms of enabling new application workloads, running clusters at scale, and managing services across multiple clouds with OpenShift.
  • Deeper dives on the work we are doing to secure containers in OpenShift, features like container signing and scanning, plans for container registry and how this ties into new features in RHEL and OpenShift.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with leading OpenShift and Kubernetes technologists from multiple open source upstream communities and are encouraged to stay and also attend Red Hat Summit.

Bring your feedback and questions, and come prepared to collaborate and connect with your peers in Boston!

Limited Spaces are Available, Register Today

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
Boston, Massachusetts

May 1, 2017
Early Bird Price: $99
Full Price: $149

View the full schedule.

What is OpenShift Commons?

OpenShift Commons builds connections and collaboration across OpenShift communities, projects, and stakeholders. In doing so we'll enable the success of customers, users, partners, and contributors as we deepen our knowledge and experiences together. Our goals go beyond code contributions. Commons is the place for companies using OpenShift to accelerate its success and adoption. To do this we'll act as resources for each other, share best practices and provide a forum for peer-to-peer communication. Learn more at

Join us in Boston!


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