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OpenShift Commons Gathering Co-Located with KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2023

6 November 2023 | 09:0017:00 GMT-6 | KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2023 in Chicago, Illinois

Where users, partners, customers, contributors and upstream project leads come together to collaborate and work together across the OpenShift Cloud Native ecosystem.

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Event Overview

This OpenShift Commons Gathering is on November 6 in Central Standard Time (CST)

This OpenShift Commons Gathering will be held live in Chicago, IL and broadcast live to regional watch parties around the globe. As always, our focus is on creating a space for peer-to-peer interactions and we'll be going hybrid, so if you are unable to attend in person, join us online. This Gathering will focus on Emerging Technology and Case Studies from and by End Users with production deployments of OpenShift sharing their use cases, insights into their workloads and lessons learned along the way. Topics covered during this Gathering include hybrid cloud infrastructure, cloud-native development, and new Emerging technology initiatives on the Edge.


KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2023 in Chicago, Illinois
The Dalcy Event Center


Monday, 6 November 2023


In-Person and Virtual Attendance are Free

This OpenShift Commons Gathering will be held on Central Standard Time (CST). Please note: In-person attendees are encouraged to also register for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2023, however, it is not mandatory. Reception is Open to all registered attendees and starts at 5:00 p.m.



Code of Conduct: We follow the Code of Conduct of other events such as KubeCon. Similarly we are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for participants at all of our events, whether they are held in person or virtually. All event participants, whether they are attending an in-person event or a virtual event, are expected to behave in accordance with professional standards, with both this Code of Conduct as well as their respective employer's policies governing appropriate workplace behavior and applicable laws.

COVID-19 Health + Safety Information: We are committed to our attendee's health and safety and follow the Healthy and Safety policies of the events we are co-located with or by default those of the CNCF.

See sessions from previous gatherings

Welcome to the Commons: Unlock the Potential of Collaboration Karena Angell (Red Hat)
OpenShift: The Road Ahead and Release Update Chuck Dubuque (Red Hat)William Caban (Red Hat)Peter Lauterbach (Red Hat)
Key Note: Platforms and Consistency Gunnar Hellekson (Red Hat)
Evolution of Risk Management in Software Vincent Danen (Red Hat)
Case Study: 5G Core on OpenShift Yoshihiro Nakajima (NTT Docomo)William Caban (Red Hat)
User Design at Red Hat Lisa Lyman (Red Hat)Ethan Kim (Red Hat)
Lunch Break
Case Study: Azure Red Hat OpenShift Managed Service Deployment Model Renato Bettini (Bradesco)João Carlos Peixoto (Red Hat)Filipe Caló (Red Hat)
Case Study: 5 Years with OpenShift: from Scratch to Cloud Jonathan Le Lous (Capgemini)
Case Study: Building an Application Platform of the Future Shailesh Shenoy (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)
Coffee Break
Trusted Artifact Signer: Private Sigstore Sally O'Malley (Red Hat)
Running Spin Wasm Apps on OpenShift Matt Butcher (Fermyon)Chris Matteson (Fermyon)
Closing — Community Heroes, Raffle, and Opinionated Guide to KubeCon Karena Angell (Red Hat)Daniel Oh (Red Hat)
Reception: Celebrating CRI-O CNCF Graduation


Abby Bangser

Alex CorvinManager, Software Engineering
Red Hat

Carlos CostaPrincipal Research Scientist

Chris MattesonHead of Solution Sales

Christoph BleckerService Delivery Architect
Red Hat

Chuck DubuqueSenior Director, Product Marketing
Red Hat

Chuck SvobodaSenior Director, Managed Services GTM
Red Hat

Daniel OhDeveloper Advocate, CNCF Ambassador, Java Champion
Red Hat

David BarredaPrincipal Infrastructure Architect
Volkswagen of America

Ethan KimSenior Interaction Designer
Red Hat

Fabian DeutschSenior Engineering Manager, OpenShift Virtualization
Red Hat

Filipe CalóSenior Account Solutions Architect
Red Hat

Gunnar HelleksonVice President and GM, Linux
Red Hat

Hongchao DengSoftware Engineer

James LabockiDirector, Product Management - Solutions
Red Hat

João Carlos PeixotoSenior Managed Services Black Belt
Red Hat

Jonathan Le LousCTO, Cloud Native Infrastructure

Josh GavantCloud Platform Architect
Red Hat

Karena AngellPrincipal Product Manager, OpenShift
Red Hat

Lisa LymanSenior Interaction Designer
Red Hat

Matt ButcherCEO

Mubhashir NaseerEnterprise Architect - Security and Cloud Technologies
Volkswagen of America

Peter Lauterbach
Red Hat

Renato BettiniCloud Platform Engineering Specialist

Sally O'MalleyPrincipal Software Engineer, Emerging Technologies
Red Hat

Shailesh ShenoyAssistant Dean of Information Technology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Vincent DanenVice President, Product Security
Red Hat

William CabanSenior Principal Product Manager
Red Hat

Yoshihiro NakajimaDirector, Network Virtualization Platform
NTT Docomo


6 November 2023 | 09:0017:00 GMT-6

The Dalcy Event Center
302 N Green St, Chicago, IL 60607
KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2023 in Chicago, Illinois