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The results are in! OpenStack Summit Speaker Update

March 26, 2015 - 1 Comment

Thank you to everyone who took the time to read through the OpenStack Summit speaker submissions and cast votes for their favorites. The Foundation notified the selected speakers this week, and I’m happy to say that the Cisco team fared quite well. We will be represented in 25 presentations (as of Monday, 3/23*), including the following:

1) OpenStack in an Ever-Changing World of Possibilities
Lew Tucker (Cisco)

2) Building the Cloud Community: Crafting Unforgettable Events and Meetups
Jeanne Colon-Bonet (HP – Panel Moderator), Angela Brown (The Linux Foundation), Sharon Cordesse (O’Reilly Media), Liz DiTucci (Cisco), and Gary Kevorkian (Cisco)

3) Thanks, Docker! The Pros and Cons of Containerizing Your OpenStack Services
Charles Crouch, Steven Dake, and Daneyon Hansen (all Cisco)

4) Are you Ready for OpenStack?
Scott Sanchez and Niki Acosta (both Cisco)

5) Provisioning Infrastructure, Platforms, and Applications with Heat and Puppet
Matt Brown, Jim Kao, and David Xu (all Cisco)

6) Highly Available, Performant, VXLAN Service Node
David Lapsley (presenter/Cisco), Chet Burgess (contributor/Cisco), and Kahou Lei (contributor/Cisco)

7) Learn You Some Ansible for Great Good!
David Lapsley and Juergen Brendel (both Cisco)

8) 201 Walkthrough – Autoscaling OpenStack Natively with Heat, Ceilometer, and LBaaS
Jason Grimm (Cisco), Walter Bentley (Rackspace), and Robert Ronan (Rackspace)

9) WebEx: What We’ve Learned Three Years Into OpenStack
Reinhardt Quelle (Cisco)

10) DON: Diagnosing OVS in Neutron
Pritesh Kothari and Amit Saha (both Cisco)

11) Demystifying Logs in OpenStack Clouds
Debojyoti Dutto, Rishabh Jain, Sarvesh Ranjan, Manoj Sharma, and Yathiraj Udupi (all Cisco)

12) Neutron Extension Framework Overview and Use Cases
Dileep Devireddy and Abhishek Raut (both Cisco)

13) High Availability and Resiliency Testing Strategies for OpenStack Clouds
Pradeep Chandrasekar, Behzad Dastur, and Ajay Kalumbur (all Cisco)

14) Cisco Intercloud Massively Scalable Federated Networking Using OpenStack
Mynul Hoda (Cisco)

15) Implementing an IPv6 Enabled Environment for a Public Cloud Tenant – A Case Study
Sharmin Choksey, Anik Mazumder, and Shixion Shang (all Cisco)

16) Cloud VPNs in OpenStack
Ian Wells (Cisco)

17) What’s Next in OpenStack: A Glimpse at the Roadmap
Mike Cohen (Cisco). Naren Narenda (Cisco), Scott Drennan (Nuage Networks), Raul Flamenco (?), Brian Rosmaita (Rackspace), Shamail Tahir (EMC), and Sean Winn (EMC)

18) The Jenkins Plugin for OpenStack: Simple and Painless Ci/CD
Naama Bamberger and Maish Saidel-Keesing (both Cisco)

19) Magnum – Containers-as-a-Service for OpenStack
Steve Dake (Cisco) and Adrian Otto (Rackspace)

20) Designing for Operations – Operationalizing OpenStack
John Dewey (Cisco)

21) Creating Custom Elements for Diskimage-builder
Abel Lopez (Cisco)

22) Group Based Policy Hands-on Lab
Robert Kukura and Ivar Lazzaro (both Cisco)

23) Taking Security Groups to Ludicrous Speeds with Open vSwitch
Miguel Angel Ajo (?), Thomas Graf (Noiro Networks), Ivar Lazzaro (Cisco), and Justin Pettit (VMware)

24) How to Rapidly Migrate Virtualized Enterprise Workloads to an OpenStack Cloud Environment
Stephen Pierce and Deshdeepak Shukla (both Cisco)

25) An Introduction to Cloud Service Definition
Naveen Joy (Cisco)

26) OpenStack Product Management Strategies Panel
Niki Acosta (Cisco), Andre Bearfield, (Blue Box), Aaron Delp, (SolidFire), Jim Haselmaier (EMC), Shamail Tahir (EMC)



Cross-Project Product Roadmap Communication
Geoff Arnold (Cisco panel member)

Break-Fix Buffet (Lab)
Matthew Montgomery, Jason Myers, and Chris Ricker (all Cisco)

*A big thank you to Gary Kevorkian for compiling this list!

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  1. That’s a lot of speaking slots! Looking forward to the event.