KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America

October 11-15

Los Angeles, California + Virtual
#KubeCon + #CloudNativeCon

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021 is a wrap! Thank you to all the attendees, speakers, and sponsors that joined us this week both in-person and online. To experience the best of this year’s event, be sure to:

Watch keynotes and breakout sessions on
CNCF’s YouTube channel
(available by October 29)

Review session slides from speakers who provided them
+ closed caption transcripts
via the event schedule.

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Save the Dates!

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2022  |  May 17-20, 2022  | Valencia, Spain

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2022 | October 25-28, 2022 | Detroit, MI


The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference gathers adopters and technologists from leading open source and cloud native communities from October 11-15, 2021. Join containerd, CoreDNS, Envoy, etcd, Fluentd, Harbor, Helm, Jaeger, Kubernetes, Open Policy Agent, Prometheus, Rook, TiKV, TUF, Vitess, Argo, Buildpacks, CloudEvents, CNI, Contour, Cortex, CRI-O, Dragonfly, Falco, Flux, gRPC, KubeEdge, Linkerd, NATS, Notary, OpenTelemetry, Operator Framework, SPIFFE, SPIRE, and Thanos as the community gathers for four days to further the education and advancement of cloud native computing.

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Organizations focused on newer open source software (OSS) technologies and solutions are well-positioned to respond to app modernization pressures stemming from today’s economic and societal challenges. More than ever KubeCon + CloudNativeCon provides an important forum for exchanging relevant information and insights on Kubernetes and broader DevOps trends.’
– Charlotte Dunlap, Principal Analyst, GlobalData

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The City of Los Angeles holds many distinctions. L.A. is the entertainment capital of the world, a cultural mecca boasting more than 100 museums, and a paradise of idyllic weather. From tourist attractions like the Walk of Fame’s collection of stars (numbering more than 2,614 and counting) to career opportunities like those presented in the expanding tech industry, Los Angeles is the place to be.

Program Co-Chairs

  • Constance is a senior software engineer at Splunk, formerly Omnition, contributing to OpenTelemetry. Previous to Omnition, she worked at Lyft as part of the data platform and server networking teams. While at Lyft, Constance built, deployed, and configured Envoy internally, and maintained the open source project.

  • Stephen is a Black engineering director and leader in open source communities.

    He is Cisco’s first Head of Open Source, within the Emerging Technologies & Incubation division.

    For Kubernetes, he has co-founded transformational elements of the project, including the KEP (Kubernetes Enhancements Proposal) process, the Release Engineering subproject, and Working Group Naming. Stephen has also previously served as a chair for both SIG PM and SIG Azure.

    He continues his work in Kubernetes as a Chair for SIG Release, a Lead for WG Naming, and an owner of Enhancements subproject.

    Across the wider CNCF (Cloud Native Computing Foundation) ecosystem, Stephen has the pleasure of being one of the Program Chairs for KubeCon / CloudNativeCon, the cloud native community’s flagship conference, a SIG Contributor Strategy Chair, and a maintainer for the Dex project.

    He is a prolific contributor to CNCF projects, amongst the top 25 (as of writing) code/content committers, all-time.

    In 2020, Stephen co-founded the Inclusive Naming Initiative, a cross-industry group dedicated to helping projects and companies make consistent, responsible choices to remove harmful language across codebases, standards, and documentation. He leads multiple workstreams here and maintains the initiative’s infrastructure.

    He has previously held positions at VMWare (via Heptio), Red Hat, and CoreOS.

    Stephen is based in New York City.

  • Jasmine is an engineering manager at Twitter leading the developer experience pillar in the engineering effectiveness organization. Previous to Twitter, she worked at Delta Air Lines enabling cloud native application development by providing modern tooling and capabilities utilizing various CNCF projects to create a streamlined development experience.

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