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November 7th, 2016 | Seattle, Washington

OpenShift Commons Gathering

Where users, partners, customers, contributors and upstream project leads come together to collaborate and work together on OpenShift.

OpenShift Commons Gathering will be co-located with CNCF/Kubecon!

The OpenShift Commons Gathering brings together experts from all over the world to discuss the container technologies, best practices for cloud native application developers and the open source software project that underpin the OpenShift ecosystem to help take the OpenShift ecosystem to the next level in cloud native computing. The 2016 event will gather 200+ developers, devops professionals and sysadmins together to explore the next steps in making container technologies successful and secure.

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Seattle, Washington

Sheraton Seattle
1400 6th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101, United States



Early Bird Price: $99
Full Price: $149

By being co-located with both CloudNativeCon and KubeCon, the OpenShift Commons Gathering will provide a platform for showcasing a full range of technologies that support the OpenShift ecosystem and help bring cloud native project communities together. We strongly encourage you to partake in the full week of events.


The day will have a mix of keynotes, panels, ted-style talks, SIG break-out sessions, plenty of time to network over local craft beers and be continuously fuelled by local baristas.

8:30 a.m. Registration Opens Local Espresso Cart & Juice Bar & Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Diane Mueller (Red Hat) Welcome to the Commons
9:10 a.m. Chris Wright & Matt Hicks (Red Hat) Keynotes
10:00 a.m. Craig McLuckie (Google) The Next Chapter for Cloud Natives & Kubernetes
10:30 a.m. Clayton Coleman (Red Hat) OpenShift 3.3: Features/Functions/Future
11:00 a.m. Special Guest and Will Benton (Red Hat) Big Containers, Big Orchestration, Big Data
12:00 p.m. Lunch/SIG Meetings Breakout Lunch for .EDU, Big Data, Microsoft/Azure, Operations, OpenStack and Core Contributor SIGs
1:30 p.m. Moderated by Alex Williams (The New Stack) Panelists: Craig McLuckie (Google), Brendan Burns (Microsoft), Clayton Coleman (Red Hat) and Brandon Philips (CoreOS) Panel: Upstream this!
2:00 p.m. Kelsey Hightower (Google) State of the Container Ecosystem
2:30 p.m. Moderated by Brian Gracely (Red Hat) Panelists: TBD Panel: Members Talk Back!
3:30 p.m. Mateus Caruccio (GetUp Cloud) Hosting OpenShift on Azure
4:00 p.m. Moderated by Diane Mueller (Red Hat) Panelists: SIG Chairs Panel: Community Leadership
4:30 p.m. Brendan Burns (Microsoft) Kubernetes on Azure
5:00 p.m. Ashesh Badani (Red Hat) Wrap Up: The Road Ahead
5:15 p.m. Optimism Brewery From Techie to Brewmaster: the Optimism Brewery story
5:30 p.m. Reception/Brewery Tasting/Networking Event  


November 7th, 2016 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sheraton Seattle Hotel
1400 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101