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DevNation Federal 2021

June 8, 2021 - June 10, 20211:00 PM - 4:00 PM(GMT-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Kubernetes has taken the industry by storm and become the de-facto orchestration standard throughout the commercial and government sectors. As kubernetes has evolved, so have the conversations about security, observability, serverless, and gitops. The full impact these topics have on technology is still emerging. 

Join attendees on June 8 - 10 for DevNation Federal, a three-day immersive virtual experience created to bring the public sector the most exciting developer and technology updates about cloud native applications, and highlight agencies and organizations that are innovating in this space.

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This premier event is the only one of its kind, produced by developers for developers. DevNation Federal brings the most respected industry experts, government officials, academic leaders and key maintainers of popular open source projects to your screen.

Join developers across the globe, including leaders from GitLab, RedMonk, JPL, Red Hat, and more. Later, attend workshops to dive deeper into topics that include DevSecOps, data, and edge. 


  • Developers, Developers, Developers!
  • Architects
  • Data Scientists
  • System Administrators
  • Technical Managers

Virtual event details

Date: June 8 - 10, 2021

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EDT

Any questions? Please e-mail sabusali@redhat.com

*Please note that workshops will be held on June 10 - 17, and separate registration is required. Learn more here »

The Agenda is currently being finalized and some sessions may shift.

DAY 1 | Tuesday, June 8

1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Welcome remarks
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Opening keynote
Speaker: Adam Steltzner, Chief Engineer, JPL
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Data Analytics for the Edge
Speakers: Jonathan Katz, VP of Platform Engineering, Crunchy Data 
3:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Lessons Learned from Building Open Source AI Platforms
Speaker: Mojgan Pedoeim, GBS Federal Hybrid Cloud Chief Architect, IBM
Trinette A Surles, Cognitive Distinguish engineer, IBM
3:30: p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Closing remarks

DAY 2 | Wednesday, June 9

1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Welcome remarks
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The Use of Data in Modern Applications
Moderator: Rachel Stephens, Analyst, Redmonk
Speaker: Taylor McCaslin, Principal Product Manager, Secure - Static Analysis, GitLab
Arun Sundaram, VP, Software Development, Enquizit, Inc.
Tej Tenmattam, Sr. Solutions Engineer & Data Scientist, Cloudera
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
MLOps - Why It Matters and How To Do It Right
Speakers: Chris Kang, Solutions Architect, Red Hat
Ken Kato, Entrepreneur in Residence, Navy Digital Warfare Office
3:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Fireside Chat: Lessons learned from shipping Open Source software
Speaker: Tiffany Jachja, Technical Evangelist, Harness
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Closing remarks

DAY 3 | Thursday, June 10

1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Welcome remarks
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
A better approach to integrating security processes into the DevOps Pipeline
Speaker: Mark Hurter, Secrets Manager Specialist, Cyberark
Jody Hunt, Secrets Manager Specialist, Cyberark
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Securing the Software Supply Chain: How Government Agencies Use Open Source Technology to Protect from Attackers
Speakers: Hayden Smith, Sr. Engineer, Anchore 
James Petersen, Sr. Engineer, Anchore
3:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Fireside Chat: Lessons learned from running container workloads on Kubernetes
Speaker: Donald Wilson, PLM Configuration Spec, Gulfstream Aerospace
3:30: p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Closing remarks

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