The KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2022 schedule is live

CNCF’s North American flagship event, taking place in Detroit, Michigan and virtually, will highlight cloud-native innovations around the world

SAN FRANCISCO, August 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which builds sustainable ecosystems for cloud-native software, announced the schedule for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2022, to be held virtually October 24-28 in Detroit , Michigan will host 189 sessions, keynotes and lightning talks, both in person and virtually, there is something for everyone interested in attending.

This year’s conference chairs, Apple’s Emily Fox, CERN’s Ricardo Rocha, and Frederick Kautz, led a program committee of 93 experts and 34 chairs that reviewed 1,526 submissions that will enlighten, inspire, and challenge attendees. There will also be 84 sessions hosted by project maintainers – offering high-level overviews, social topics, end-user case studies, demos, and technical deep dives, among others.

“Since we first announced CNCF in 2015 with 22 founding members, our community has grown exponentially. With over 800 members, more than 130 projects and 164,000 contributors in 187 countries, we are now significantly more diverse,” said Chris Aniszczyk, CTO of CNCF. “The ecosystem itself, built around native cloud technology, is revolutionary, and these conferences are an essential part of ensuring the massive knowledge held by the community is shared far and wide. We look forward to meeting again this October to share, laugh and innovate at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA.”

“I’ve been part of the CNCF community in many different capacities for several years, and it has been inspiring to witness the continued growth and momentum within the cloud-native ecosystem,” said Ricardo Rocha, KubeCon + CloudNativeCon program leader and computer engineer at CERN. “It is a great honor to see the substantial number of insightful, diverse and brilliant speakers and I am delighted to have been a part of it. As with any event, attendees should be prepared to hear from a wide range of inspiring people to learn about and celebrate cloud-native technology.”

The community-curated schedule will feature sessions from leading open source technologists, including:

  • Lessons from planning 20 million Windows containers per month – Julian Portillo, Relativity
  • Sustainability Research in a Cloud-Native Way – Chen Wang, IBM & Huamin Chen, Red Hat
  • Arsenal of Democracy: What open source can learn from the Motor City – Shane Lawrence, Shopify
  • No one saves us but us – Tabitha Sable, Datadog & Paris Pittman, Apple
  • Unsung Hero of the Cloud Native Revolution: Container Linux Then and Now – Vincent Batts, Microsoft Azure
  • Lessons from planning 20 million Windows containers per month – Julian Portillo, Relativity
  • Using EBPF Superpowers to Generate Kubernetes Security Policies – Mauricio Vásquez Bernal & Alban Crequy, Microsoft
  • Bare-Metal Chronicles: Intertwining Tinkerbell, Cluster API, and GitOps – Katie Gamanji, Apple
  • It’s dangerous for SLSA alone out there! Take this Artifact Knowledge Graph! – Santiago Torres Arias, Purdue University & Michael Lieberman, Independent

CNCF and other organizations are also hosting the following joint events as part of KubeCon + CloudNativeCon taking place on Monday 24th October or Tuesday 25th October – if you are interested, these events can be added when registering for KubeCon + CloudNativeCon:

Applications for diversity, need-based, and student scholarships for both KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America and CNCF-hosted co-hosted events are on August 14 at 11:59 p.m. PDT for in-person conference scholarships and October 2 at 11:59 p.m PM PDT due for Virtual Conference Grants.

Please see the schedule for the full program of KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2022.

registration Sign up for standard face-to-face calls by August 10th. The All Virtual Attendee Pass is available for $75, as is the free Keynote + Solutions Showcase Only Pass.

Many thanks to our sponsorsKubeCon + CloudNativeCon is made possible with support from our Diamond Sponsors: AWS, Cisco Emerging Technologies and Incubation, Intel, Kasten by Veeam, Prisma Cloud by Palo Alto Networks, VMware; Platinum Sponsors: Aqua Security, Canonical, CircleCI, Cockroach Labs, Datadog, DataStax, Dell Technologies, Dynatrace, NGINX Part of F5, GitLab, Google Cloud, IBM, JFrog, Keysight Technologies, Lightstep, Microsoft Azure, Oracle, Portworx by Pure Storage , Rancher by SUSE, Red Hat, Replicated, Snyk, Splunk, Sysdig, Teleport, Trilio, Wiz and WSO2; and many more gold, silver, start-up and end-user sponsors.

Additional Resources

About Cloud Native Computing FoundationCloud native computing enables organizations to build and run scalable applications with an open source software stack on public, private, and hybrid clouds. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) hosts critical components of the global technology infrastructure, including Kubernetes, Prometheus, and Envoy. Bringing together the best developers, end users and vendors in the industry, CNCF hosts the largest open source developer conferences in the world. CNCF is supported by more than 800 members, including the world’s largest cloud computing and software companies, as well as hundreds of innovative startups, and is part of the non-profit Linux Foundation. Visit for more information.

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