Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that the call for papers is now open for the ninth-annual Red Hat Summit, to be held June 10-14, 2013 in Boston. With this, Red Hat invites its partners, customers, collaborators and community members to participate in the industry’s premier open source event.
Red Hat Summit 2013 will connect technology experts from around the world in a five-day event focused on driving technology innovation and business success. These connections will enable attendees to get the most out of their current deployments, to explore new offerings, models and methodologies and to learn about emerging technology innovations and trends.
The comprehensive agenda will include visionary keynotes along with a range of technical and business sessions, hands-on training and labs, demos, customer and partner panels, networking opportunities and partner showcases.
Red Hat is currently accepting speaking submissions in the following categories:
- Application and data integration
- Application and platform infrastructure
- Application development
- Business and IT strategy alignment
- Cloud readiness
- Community and partner ecosystem
- IT efficiency
- Market perceptions and competition
- The road ahead
- Town hall
The deadline to submit a speaking proposal is Jan. 4, 2013. Selected speakers will be notified in March 2013 and attendee registration will open in Feb. 2013.
Paul Cormier, president, Product and Technologies, Red Hat
“Over the course of our eight Red Hat Summit events to date, we’ve seen an incredible value in bringing together leaders across the IT industry to collaborate, innovate and drive our industry forward. The event not only offers the opportunity for customers to learn more about Red Hat products and solutions, our partners’ offerings and the latest open source projects and technologies, but it also allows our customers to share their stories of success with each other and with our larger ecosystem. We invite you to come join us in Boston for our ninth Red Hat Summit.”