Red Hat Summit 2019 call for proposals

Welcome to the 2019 Red Hat Summit call for proposals (CFP). The call for proposals has been extended until 8 AM PT on November 21. Submitters can still review their proposed sessions by visiting their My proposals page.

Check out this year’s submission guide for information about session types, speakers, session details, technical difficulty, and more.

Important dates

November 19, 2018: Last day to submit or edit a proposal
February, 2019: Sessions chosen and notifications sent
March, 2019: Agenda published on
May 7-9, 2019: Red Hat Summit in Boston, MA

By submitting a proposal, you agree to the following (if accepted):

  • Availability to give the proposed talk during the week of May 7-9, 2019*
  • Timely communication with event staff about your session
  • Uploading a PDF copy of your presentation before the conference begins**
  • Signing and returning any required release forms prior to the event

Session leads receive one complimentary full-conference pass to Red Hat Summit. See the submission guide for info on presenter types. All other presenters, including panelists, receive a significant discount toward registration.

*This includes authorization for travel and expenses. Red Hat Summit does not provide travel or hotel for any breakout or lab speakers. Please speak with your manager to be sure you are approved for travel, if applicable.

**PDFs will be made available on our site(s) after the event. Non-Red Hat employees not able or willing to provide slides may be exempt from this requirement. Contact with any questions.