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OpenShift Commons Gathering London

6 July 2022 | 09:0016:00 BST | London, UK

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

Event Overview

This OpenShift Commons Gathering will be held on July 6th live in London, England

This OpenShift Commons Gathering will be held in-person and all talks will be delivered live! As always, our focus is on creating a welcoming and inclusive space for peer-to-peer interactions online. This Gathering will focus on talks from and by Cloud Native practitioners with production deployments sharing their use cases, insights into their workloads and lessons learned along the way.


London, UK
30 Euston Square


Wednesday, 6 July 2022



This Gathering will be held on British Summer Time (BST)


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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.

See sessions from previous gatherings

9:00 a.m.
Registration Opens OpenShift Commons (Red Hat)
9:30 a.m.
Keynote: OpenShift Everywhere: Red Hat's Hybrid Cloud Vision Karena Angell (Red Hat)
10:00 a.m.
OpenShift Release Update and Road Map Karena Angell (Red Hat)Harriet Lawrence (Red Hat)Rhys Oxenham (Red Hat)
10:30 a.m.
Sponsor’s Lighting Talk: Crunchy Data
10:40 a.m.
Coffee Break - Trillo in Lightning Talk Corner
11:00 a.m.
The Rise and Fall…and Rise Again of Fabric Chris Toulson (Deutsche Bank)Dipesh Patel (Deutsche Bank)
11:35 a.m.
Building Kubernetes Operators in the Wild - Managing the Lifecycle of Your Application on the Cloud Martin Hickey (IBM)
12:00 p.m.
Lunch Break - TBD in Lightning Talk Corner
12:50 p.m.
Case Study: UK Health Security Agency Francesco Giannoccaro (UK Health Security Agency)
1:15 p.m.
Next Generation AI/ML Workloads on OpenShift using knative and Infinispan Ian Lawson (Red Hat)
1:40 p.m.
OKD: OpenShift's Open Source Road Map Brian Innes (IBM)
2:00 p.m.
Coffee Break - Cockroach Labs in Lightning Talk Corner
2:20 p.m.
GitOps Automation on OpenShift Harriet Lawrence (Red Hat)Mark Roberts (Red Hat)
2:50 p.m.
Taking OpenShift to the Edge with MicroShift Henry Geay De Montenon (Red Hat)
3:20 p.m.
AMA Session: Live Q/A with Guest Speakers, Red Hat Engineers & Project Leads Karena Angell (Red Hat)
3:35 p.m.
Reception with Couchbase in Lightning Talk Corner Karena Angell (Red Hat)


OpenShift Commons
Red Hat

Brian InnesIT Specialist

Chris ToulsonSenior Solutions Architect
Deutsche Bank

Dipesh PatelVice President
Deutsche Bank

Francesco GiannoccaroHead of HPC and Infrastructure
UK Health Security Agency

Harriet LawrencePrincipal Product Manager, OpenShift GitOps
Red Hat

Henry Geay De MontenonField Product Manager
Red Hat

Ian LawsonPrincipal Domain Solution Architect
Red Hat

Karena AngellPrincipal Product Manager, Cloud Paks
Red Hat

Mark RobertsPrincipal Solution Architect
Red Hat

Martin HickeySenior Software Engineer

Rhys OxenhamDirector, Field Product Management
Red Hat


6 July 2022 | 09:0016:00 BST

30 Euston Square
London, UK