In-person Event 

Tech Day Belgium

June 13, 2024 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Salons de Romree, Beiaardlaan 31, Grimbergen, 1850, Belgium


Join Us for Red Hat Tech Day: A Dive into the Newest Technologies.
Discover the forefront of innovation at Red Hat Tech Day, an immersive event focused on exploring the latest advancements in technology presented at Red Hat Summit Denver. This event offers a unique opportunity to stay ahead in the rapidly evolving landscape of IT.
  • Learn all about how to impact your platform strategy by using AI & Ansible in your day-to-day business. 

  • Does OpenShift still have secrets for you? Learn how OpenShift can help your virtualization journey

  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow professionals and Red Hat specialists to exchange ideas and best practices

  • Q&A Sessions: Have your questions answered by experts to address your specific challenges and inquiries

Tech Day is open for our customers and partners to join, and is especially interesting for experts with a need for technical inspiration and insights.

We will highlight new releases and focus on the practical and applicable aspects of open source & cloud-native technologies. 

Register now & save your seat as space is limited! June 13 - Salons De Romree

We look forward to welcoming you to Red Hat Tech Day!
Your Red Hat team

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9.00 - 10.00 
Registration & Welcome
10.00 - 10.55 welcoming & Summit messages. Positioning Red Hat & new trends
10.55 - 11.10 Coffee Break
11.10 - 12.00 Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform in the cloud - Loic Avenel Red Hat Developer Hub powered by project Backstage
12.05 - 12.35 Automating cloud native enterprise with Dynatrace & Red Hat - Laurent Plichart Kubernetes Data Protection with Kasten by Veeam - James Tate
12.35 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 14.00  OpenShift AI introduction & demo - Dieter & Maarten
14.05 - 15:05 Modern Application Development & Standardization & innovation - Maarten
15.05 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15.30 - 15.55 RHEL image mode - Pieter
16.00 - 16.40 Accelerating Red Hat OpenShift AI with NVIDIA NIM - Sergio Perez OpenShift virtualization, ArgoCD and Ansible - Dieter
16.40 - 17.30 Networking Drink


Seb Wains

Seb Wains

Solutions Architect & Automation Specialist - Red Hat

Seb has over 20 years of experience working with open source technologies, with the majority of that time focusing on IT automation and streamlining operations. As a passionate automation advocate, he believes that technology is just one piece of the automation challenge. Often overshadowed, the crucial roles of standardization, people and processes are central to his philosophy. In his current capacity, he advises organizations in Belgium and Luxembourg, operating across diverse industries and sectors.
Loic Avenel

Loic Avenel

Senior Principal Product Manager, Ansible Automation platform - Red Hat

Working in Software Enterprise Solution business for 25 years.Joined Red Hat in 2014 to embrace the OpenSource Philosophy and help customers to manage and automate their digital transformation. Ansible Product Manager for more than 3 years focusing on Cloud Adoption and User Development Experience

Maarten Vandeperre

Maarten Vandeperre

Specialist Solutions Architect (AppDev) - Red Hat

Maarten Vandeperre is an experienced software professional who joined Red Hat in 2023 as an Appdev Specialized Solutions Architect (recently AI as well). Maarten's primary focus is on application development, with a particular emphasis on leveraging Red Hat's OpenShift platform from a developer's perspective. One of Maarten's true passions lies in advocating for "clean architecture" as a guiding principle in software development. He firmly believes in the importance of designing software systems that are modular, maintainable, and scalable. As part of his dedication to this approach, Maarten strives to map these principles to infrastructure solutions, ensuring that the underlying technology supports and enhances the overall architecture.

James Tate

James Tate

Senior Systems Engineer - Kasten

I have a long history in the IT industry, starting in storage and fiber channel networking, moving onto HCI and virtualization, cloud, and finally Kubernetes. I currently work in the Kasten business unit within Veeam and am focused on driving data protection for native Kubernetes applications. I live in Birmingham, UK with my partner and 3 greyhounds.

Sergio Perez

Sergio Perez

Solution Architect - NVIDIA

Sergio Perez is a Solution Architect at NVIDIA specialised in Conversational AI. He has experience in optimising training and inference of LLMs, building RAG systems and working with companies in different sectors to leverage AI. His area of expertise at NVIDIA is quantisation and inference serving. Previously he worked as AI engineer at Graphcore and Amazon, and got a PhD in computational fluid dynamics from Imperial College London.

Sergio Perez

Laurent Plichart


With over 25 years of experience in IT and Telecommunications, Laurent Plichart is an experienced technologist and esteemed Solution Engineer at Dynatrace. With a passion for innovation and a knack for problem-solving, Laurent specializes in empowering businesses to achieve peak digital performance through cutting-edge observability and automation solutions. As a captivating speaker, he shares his expertise with audiences, inspiring them to embrace transformative technologies and unlock new opportunities in the digital landscape.


Salons de Romree
Beiaardlaan 31
1850 Grimbergen, Belgium


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