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The Red Hat Summit is the premier open source technology event to showcase the latest and greatest in cloud computing, platform, virtualization, middleware, storage, and systems management technologies.

At Red Hat Summit, you’ll find something for every level of interest and need, including:

  • 200+ breakout sessions
  • Instructor-led and self-paced hands on labs
  • Keynotes from industry thought leaders
  • 90+ technology partners
  • Networking opportunities to connect with your peers

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Call for proposals

How it works

  1. You submit a session (or sessions!) you'd like to present at the 2016 Red Hat Summit by January 11, 2016.
  2. Red Hat subject matter experts review each submitted abstract and give a numerical vote (1-5).
  3. Selection committees - made up of representatives across Red Hat - review the highest-rated sessions and build the agenda.
  4. You receive an accept or decline notification for each session you submitted.


Review the submission guide for session type descriptions, abstract writing help, and more.

Create an account in the Call for proposals portal.

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