Observability Practitioners

Summit 2018 Speaker Guide

Observability Practitioners Summit 2018 at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 – SPEAKER GUIDE

 

Thank you for speaking at Observability Practitioners Summit 2018

This is your official event speaker guide. Please continue to check back as the event gets closer as we will be adding additional speaker information, such as onsite details, as they are available. If you have any questions, please email us at observabilitysummit@cncf.io.

Dates to Remember

Register by: Friday, October 19, 2018
Send Technical Requirements by: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Submit Session Slides by: Monday, December 3, 2018
Event Date: Monday, December 10, 2018, 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM

Event Venue

The Observability Practitioners Summit will take place Monday, December 10, 2018 at the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA.

Washington State Convention Center
705 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101

Get detailed information on parking, directions, and public transportation here.

Registration by Friday, October 19, 2018
To confirm that you will be presenting, please register for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 by Friday, October 19, 2018.

All speakers and attendees must be registered for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 in order to participate. Please note no complimentary registration for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America will be provided.

During the registration process for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America, you will add the Observability Practitioners Summit to your registration, enter discount code OPS18SPEAKER on the ‘Agenda’ page to receive free registration to the Observability Practitioners Summit 2018. If you have already registered, go here and click “View or Change your Existing Reservation”, click Agenda and add the Observability Practitioners Summit to your registration, enter discount code OPS18SPEAKER.

If you are not registered by October 19th, there is a possibility that your speaking slot will be replaced by one on our waiting list so please do so promptly.

Visa Letter Requests

If you’re not a U.S. resident, we recommend that you check with your local government for information on required documents and arrangements you’ll need for travel to the United States. If you need a letter to accompany your visa application confirming your attendance at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018, request it here.

All visa letter requests must be submitted no later than two weeks prior to the event. Any visa letter requests made after the two week deadline cannot be guaranteed.

Technical Requirements by Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The session room will include a screen, projector, and (2) wireless microphones. During individual sessions a second mic will be used for questions, so be sure to leave time at the end of your talk. All speakers will need to supply their own laptop and necessary adapters to use during their sessions. If you require any additional AV, please email your requests to Megan with those needs by Wednesday, November 7, 2018.

Upload Slides by Monday, December 3, 2018

Presentation slides should be submitted in PDF-format to sched.org by Monday, December 3, 2018.

*Screens will be set for a 16:9 formatted slide deck.*

Feel free to use this Powerpoint template.

How to Upload Slides to Sched.org, once you have been sent an email with access:

Login to https://opsummitna18.sched.com/
Click on “Manage and Promote Your Session”
Click on “Add Presentation”
Click on “Select File”, choose the PDF you want to share and click “Upload”
Your presentation will now be attached to your session.

Inclusive Speaker Orientation Online Course

The Linux Foundation, in collaboration with the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT), has created an online course designed to teach the viewer about inclusion, diversity and unconscious bias. It is strongly encouraged by the Observability Practitioners Summit that all our speakers watch the course to learn tips/tools to use when speaking to encourage inclusivity in presentations and messaging.

Click here for the course.

Once you complete the course, please click on the “Completed” button.

Code of Conduct

Please read and abide by our code of conduct, which can be found here.

We ask that speakers especially review this code of conduct and are inclusive in the words and images used during their presentation.

Promote Your Talk

We want to thank you for submitting a proposal and we appreciate you spreading the word about the event and your presentation through your social media using #ObservabilitySummit.

SPONSORS 

DIAMOND

Amazon Web Services
Cisco
Google Cloud
IBM Cloud – KubeCon NA 2018
Red Hat
VMware

PLATINUM

Ballerina
Capital One – Careers
Datadog
Digital Ocean
Heptio
Hortonworks
Intel
JFrog
Mesosphere
Microsoft Azure
Mirantis
New Relic
Nutanix
Oracle – KubeCon
Pivotal
Rancher
SAP – KubeCon – Developers
Sysdig – KubeCon – Sysdig.com
Tigera
Ubuntu

GOLD

Aqua
CloudBees
Codefresh
Dynatrace
HPE – KubeCon – hpedev.io
Huawei
NetApp – no tagline
NGINX
Nuage Networks
PingCAP – stacked
Platform 9
Portworx
Pure Storage
Scalyr
Spotinst
Sumologic
SUSE
The Home Depot
Twistlock
Yahoo Japan

SILVER

A10
Alcide
Altoros
Anchore
AppDynamics
Arista
Arm Treasure Data
Aspen Mesh
AVI Networks
Balena
Big Switch
Binaris
Bitnami
Black Duck by Synopsys
Buoyant
Checkr
Cilium by Covalent
Circle CI
Citrix
Cloud Foundry
Cloud66
CloudOps
Cockroach DB
Confluent
Container Solutions
Containous
CouchBase
CrowdStrike
Cumulus Networks
Cyberark
Databricks
Datawire – stacked
Docker
Eclipse Foundation
Elastic
ForePaaS
FreshTracks.io
GitLab – KubeCon NA 2018
GuardiCore
Haproxy
Harness
Hashicorp
Hedvig
Iguazio
Indeed
Influx Data
Instana
Intuit
Joyent
Juniper Networks
Kata Containers
Kong
Kontron
LaunchDarkly
LightStep
LinBit
Linode
LogDNA
Logz
MongoDB
NVIDIA
OpenEBS – stacked
Packet
Palo Alto Networks
Puppet
Rackspace
RedisLabs
Replicated
Robin Systems
Rook
RX-M
SignalFX
Splunk
Stackrox
SuperGiant
SUPERMICRO
The Linux Foundation
Tibco
Trend Micro
Tufin
Turbonomic
Verizon
VEXXHOST
VictorOps
Wavemaker – HyScale
Weaveworks

START-UP

Agile Stacks
Aljabr
Ampere
Aporeto
Armory
Arrikto
Atomist
CloudBase Solutions
CloudYuga
ContainerShip
CryptoMove
DeployHub
Diamanti
fd.io
Galactic Fog
Garden
Giant Swarm
Grafana Labs
Gremlin
Humio
InfoSiftr
InfraCloud
InwinSTACK
Kaloom
Kasten
Kinvolk
Kontena
KubeMQ
Kublr
Lacework
LF Networking
Loodse GmbH
NeuVector
Nirmata
Octarine
One Convergence
Opsani
PipelineAI
PlanetScale
Pulumi
ReactiveOps
Rookout
Sensu
Solo.io
StorageOS
Styra
Synadia
Tetrate
Wallarm
Yugabyte

END USER

Nordstrom Technology
Shopify
State Street – CNCF
Uber
WeWork

PARTNERS

Changelog
Container Journal
DevOps.com
Sticker Mule
Sweetcode
TFiR
The CUBE
The New Stack
VM Blog

CONTACT US

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