We are very pleased to announce the speakers and sessions for the first StrimziCon! The interest from the community was really high and we received a lot of awesome proposals. The program committee found it really tough to choose among them in order to build an amazing agenda.

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Awesome sessions … join the StrimziCon!

The conference will take place on Wednesday, May 22nd (afternoon CEST), with two parallel tracks in the “River” and “Waterfall” virtual rooms. It will start with a keynote from Kate Stanley (Red Hat) and Paolo Patierno (Red Hat, Strimzi maintainer) talking about Strimzi, its current status and the future roadmap together with the Apache Kafka project. The keynote will be followed by 3 hours of breakout sessions covering several topics from core Strimzi features, to use cases and integrations.

Time (CEST) River room Waterfall room
14:30 - 14:50 Keynote (Kate Stanley & Paolo Patierno @ Red Hat)  
15:00 - 15:40 Upgrade yourself to the Business Class (Jakub Scholz @ Red Hat) Exploring Strimzi’s implementation of rolling updates (Gantigmaa Selenge @ Red Hat)
15:50 - 16:30 Transition to Apache Kafka on Kubernetes with Strimzi (Steffen Wirenfeldt Karlsson @ Maersk) Modernizing Nubank’s Kafka Platform For The Next 10 Years Starting at 1 Trillion Messages per Month (Julio Turolla, Roni Silva @ Nubank)
16:40 - 17:20 Enhancing Kafka Topic Management in Kubernetes with the Unidirectional Topic Operator (Federico Valeri @ Red Hat) Partial Multi-Tenancy on Kafka using Strimzi at LittleHorse (Colt McNealy @ LittleHorse)
17:30 - 18:10 How to survive managing Strimzi in an enterprise (Richard Bosch, @ Axual BV) Support Tiered Storage in Strimzi operated Kafka (Lixin Yao, Vrishali Bhor, Bo Gao @ Apple)

You can find more details about speakers and sessions on the official page as part of the CNCF events.

Looking forward to seeing you at the conference and remember to register … it’s free!