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Dev(Ops)eloper Conferences You Can Still Attend in 2022

It should be a surprise that COVID made us cautious. Our working habits have changed drastically from office to remote working culture. As a result, many industries underwent a significant change, and some companies digitally transformed themselves and adopted the inevitable change. It might have looked not easy initially, but it positively impacted the companies to prepare themselves for any unexpected scenarios that might arise in the future. Many companies, including the traditional and regulated ones, had to get out of their comfort zones and follow DevOps best practices to ensure they ran their daily activities.

Every company wants to be a software company today and to make it a reality, you need software professionals. Therefore, it becomes imperative for them to learn new skills and get well versed with the latest technologies. Events, conferences and meetups make it possible to interact with other professionals, present ideas and have networking opportunities.

While COVID might have delayed some in-person conferences, they are back now with an all-in-person or a hybrid fashion. Let us see our list of top hand-picked in-person DevOps conferences worldwide you can now attend.

{unscripted}

unscripted

Website: unscriptedconf.io

Location: San Francisco, California, USA

Event Type: In-person & virtual

Date: September 14th, 2022

Unscripted by Harness was born 2 years ago during the pandemic. It started off as an online only event and has made the move to in-person. You can still attend it virtually too. . Unscripted primarily focuses on modern software delivery. Harness being the leader in software delivery allows software professionals around the globe to learn from the best. While some in-house speakers will talk about the best practices for delivering software at speed, people can also submit their own talks as well. All in all, a very apt conference for any software professional to learn and interact with experts.

The pattern of the {unscripted} is a 1-day conference that begins with keynotes, then two tracks of curated community talks. Finally, it ends with breakout sessions (unconference) where we will discuss the latest changes and innovations in GitOps.

DevOps Enterprise Summit

DevOps enterprise summit

Website: https://events.itrevolution.com/

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Event Type: In-person and virtual

In-person Date: October 18–20, 2022

Virtual Date: December 6–8, 2022

This is a conference for software leaders who like learning and interacting with others facing similar challenges. Being the industry’s one of the major conferences, it offers a wide variety of tracks and speakers from around the globe. In addition, it is happening in a hybrid style to help people that aren’t attending in person.

KubeCon North America

KubeCon North America

Website: https://events.linuxfoundation.org/kubecon-cloudnativecon-north-america/

Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Event Type: In-person

Date: October 24–28, 2022

This is the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference offering various tracks and talks from all walks of the cloud-native landscape. Anyone into open-source, technology and community should attend this conference as it gathers the best minds with interesting speakers from various companies. Usually, you will see some exciting announcements from the companies at this conference about the new product and feature releases. Apart from that, this conference offers the best greet and meet with the industry leaders.

DevOps World

devops world

Website: https://reg.devopsworld.com/flow/cloudbees/devopsworld22/Landing/page/welcome

Location: Orlando, Florida, USA

Event Type: In-person

Date: September 27–29, 2022

This conference usually gathers a lot of crowd ranging from software practitioners, thought leaders and open-source contributors. Hence, it gives a solid reason to attend for networking opportunities. This conference has everything you ask for, starting with exciting keynotes, breakout sessions and training. However, the conference and talks focus mainly on DevOps and software delivery. Therefore, this is the conference to attend if anybody is willing to learn more about DevOps best practices and listen to some top-notch talks.

DevOpsCon

DevOpsCon

Website: https://devopscon.io/new-york

Location: New York, NY, USA

Event Type: In person and virtual

Date: September 26–29, 2022

Happening in a hybrid fashion, both in-person and virtual, this conference focuses on the topics such as containers, continuous delivery, and microservices. If these topics are of any interest to you, then you should attend. It offers four full days with workshops, keynotes and sessions. With 40+ speakers on different DevOps concepts, what else you can ask for. This conference is a must-attend for software professionals who like to upgrade themselves with a fantastic speaker lineup and happening in one of the best cities.

AnsibleFest

Ansible Fest

Website: https://www.ansible.com/ansiblefest

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Event Type: In-person

Date: October 18–19, 2022

This conference has a theme that is basically targeted towards automation. Infrastructure automation is becoming a key concept in the DevOps space; this conference offers talks and workshops on IT automation. IT admins, leaders, and automation enthusiasts might find this conference a good one to attend. Even the lightning talks will be mainly based on the future of automated IT and infrastructure automation.

Containerday

containerday

Website: https://2022.containerday.it/

Location: Bologna, Italy and also virtual

Event Type: Hybrid

Date: October 28, 2022

containerday is a high-quality conference that also includes power-packed workshops with great talks. The main aim of this conference is to enhance the community of web developers and offer networking and collaboration opportunities. This time, the conference topics are containerization, virtualization and best practices associated with them. This includes talks on cloud-native tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, and everything related to these platforms.

AgileIndia

AgileIndia

Website: https://2022.agileindia.org/

Event Type: Virtual

Date: September 22–24, 2022

Agile India happens to be Asia’s biggest tech conference that runs three days with world-class speakers and sessions. You will find decision-makers, architects, and thought leaders attending this conference. A community-driven conference that offers excellent talks, learning sessions and workshops. This conference provides immense value and networking opportunities with industry experts and thought leaders.

Continuous Lifecycle

Continuous Lifecycle

Website: https://www.continuouslifecycle.de/

Location: Rosengarten Mannheim, Deutschland

Event Type: In-person

Date: November 15–18, 2022

Continuous Lifecycle is one of the major conferences around the globe with a history of 9 years since 2013. The conference mainly focuses on cloud-native topics such as DevOps, continuous delivery and containers. This conference offers fine workshops supplementing the talks. The conference gathers technologists and DevOps professionals in one place to help them exchange ideas, share knowledge, and get certified in different technologies through short one-day workshops. This can be an excellent opportunity for budding architects to have a networking opportunity.

DevTernity

DevTernity

Website: https://devternity.com/

Event Type: Virtual

Date: December 8–9, 2022

An international software conference where the best minds meet to discuss the latest DevOps technologies. With 21 speakers and 7 workshops, this has become one of the must-attend conferences. This conference is targeted towards developers, architects, and security professionals. The conference has a motto of turning developers into architects and leaders.

Conclusion

Attending conferences is one way of upskilling and networking with experts, thought leaders and industry veterans. You might get introduced to ideas and concepts you were unaware of, and as always, these conferences motivate people to gather and give a feeling of community.

Mentioned above are some of the top and hand-picked DevOps-focused conferences you can attend. Have you decided which conference are you attending from the list?

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