Cloud Foundry Summit Schedule Announced, Features Leading-Edge User Stories
The Cloud Foundry Foundation, home to open source projects simplifying the cloud native developer experience on Kubernetes, announced the initial schedule for its annual Cloud Foundry Summit — held virtually and covering both Europe and the U.S. Anynines, Comcast, IBM, Liberty Mutual, SAP, Stark & Wayne, and VMware are among organizations taking center stage at this year’s virtual event.
The Summit will be held over two mornings on U.S. Central Daylight Time to allow European attendees to participate as well, with sessions tailored to the virtual format. The Cloud Foundry Foundation has joined forces with the community-elected program committee to curate a program that fosters collaboration among attendees and offers interactive education.
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“This year’s global summit is focused on learning with an emphasis on collaboration among the attendees,” said Chip Childers, executive director, Cloud Foundry Foundation. “Those participating in the event will be able to learn from each other while hearing from leaders in the Cloud Foundry open source community about best practices and leading-edge implementations providing value to their organizations.”
Tracks include the: “How To”, the developers guide for using Cloud Foundry; “In the Wild”, featuring stories from out in-the-world users, customers and systems integrators; and “Behind the Curtain”, with updates from Cloud Foundry project teams, road map reviews, and more.
Confirmed talks for the “How To” track include:
- Cloud From The Ground Up: A New Approach to Technology Education – Katie Gatto, Monmouth University
- An Introduction to Webassembly – Shashank Mohan Jain, SAP
- How to Design, Build Smart Platforms Leveraging Machine Learning, NLP – Dilleswara Rao Anupoju, Comcast
Confirmed talks for the “In the Wild” track include:
- The Challenges of Onboarding People With Zero Cloud Foundry Experience: A Newcomer’s POV – Martín Valencia Flores, anynines GmbH
- Deep Dive: Moving is Hard – Migrations without Impact (or Back Pain) – Stacy Kirkland, Liberty Mutual Insurance
- A Chaos Testing Approach to Validate KubeCF Readiness for Production – Angelo Albanese, IBM
Confirmed talks for the “Behind the Curtain” track include:
- CFF Community Leadership Panel – Alex Williams, The New Stack moderator
- CRDs FTW: Eirini’s Journey from REST to CRDs – Giuseppe Capizzi, VMware
- Deep Dive – Paketo Buildpacks Bill of Materials: We’re Built Different – Sophie Wigmore, VMware
The event will include a virtual networking area to provide an online version of face-to-face networking, plus digital booths sponsored by vendors for attendees to explore. Also, The Diversity Conversation, Hands-On Labs, Project Office Hours, and Community Awards will take place over the course of Summit, along with themed activity breaks and games. More details will be shared soon.