OpenShift Commons Gathering
Seattle, Washington

Where users, partners, customers, contributors and upstream project leads come together to collaborate and work together on OpenShift.

Event Overview

The OpenShift Commons Gathering will be co-located in Seattle with CNCF's KubeCon-NA at the Washington State Convention Center!

The OpenShift Commons Gathering brings together experts from all over the world to discuss container technologies, best practices for cloud native application developers and the open source software projects that underpin the OpenShift ecosystem. The Seattle event will gather developers, devops professionals and sysadmins together to explore the next steps in making container technologies successful and secure.

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Seattle, Washington
Washington State Convention Center


Monday December 10


Early Bird: $99


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The day will have a mix of keynotes, panels, ted-style talks, SIG break-out sessions, plenty of time to network over local craft beers and be continuously fueled by local baristas.

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8:00 am
Registration Opens

9:00 am
Welcome to the Commons: Making Collaboration that Works - Diane Mueller, Red Hat | Diane Mueller 

9:10 am
Opening Keynotes | Chris Wright  | Reza Shafii 

9:30 am
OpenShift 3.x - Features, Functions, Futures | Clayton Coleman  | Mike Barrett 

10:00 am
Case Study: Vattenfall - Sustainable Data Centers - OpenShift on OpenStack | Max Schulze 

10:20 am
Case Study: OpenShift @ GE Digital | Jackie Chute  | Timothy Oliver  | Jay Ryan 

10:40 am
Coffee Break

11:10 am
Case Study: OpenShift @ Progressive - Migrating Monoliths to OpenShift | Steven Iannetta  | Kevin Brandich  | Matthew Gartman  | Rick Bliss 

11:30 am
Case Study: The Road to Kubernetes @ Ticketmaster | Tim Nichols 

11:50 am
Users Talk Back! Panel

12:30 am
Networking Lunch

1:30 pm
State of the Operators: Framework, SDKs, and beyond | Sébastien Pahl  | Rob Szumski 

2:00 pm
Upstream This! Panel

2:30 pm
Coffee Break

2:45 pm
State of OpenShift on Bare Metal: Intel PoV | Seema Mehta  | David Cain  | Jeremy Eder 

3:15 pm
Case Study: OpenShift @ USAA | Ankur Lamba 

3:45 pm
Case Study: OpenShift @ HealthPartners | James McShane 

4:15 pm
The Road Ahead: OpenShift, Kubernetes and Beyond | Brian Gracely 

5:00 pm
AMA Panel with OpenShift PM team members | Joe Fernandes 

5:30 pm
Closing | Diane Mueller 

6:00 pm
Evening Reception and Networking Event


December 10, 2018 | 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Washington State Convention Center
705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Seattle, Washington