Kubernetes Community Days Amsterdam 2023

KCD Netherlands

Feb 23, 2023, 7:00 AM – Feb 24, 2023, 10:45 PM

Kubernetes Community Days comes back to Amsterdam! Join us for 2 days of community building and learning!

About this event

Kubernetes Community Days comes back to Amsterdam! 

After the first edition of Kubernetes Community Days held in Amsterdam in 2019 (the first of its kind) and three long and harrowing years of global pandemic, we will be back in 2023 with a safer, hybrid, exciting edition of KCD to bring back together the vibrant Dutch and European community.

Two days of Kubernetes and Cloud Native, full of talks, workshops, events and fun and ending with a vegan BBQ and a party: this will be Kubernetes Community Days Amsterdam 2023! We are a locally-focused, inclusive and open community of engineers, developers, professionals and students of all things Cloud Native, coming together for celebrating our love and passion for technology. With 450 attendees, this is one of the largest events for cloud native in Europe, and our focus on local with a global perspective, our focus on open source and community, is what differentiate us from other commercial conferences.

What to expect?

Presence and engagement with all main actors in the Cloud Native ecosystem

  • Technically competent talks, relevant to the larger community and coming from end-user rather than vendors. Aim is to ensure the highest possible quality of sessions for all types of attendees (from “beginner” to “black-belt”)
  • Special (and famous!) guests from Open Source, DevOps and Cloud Native communities
  • An exceptional venue with large and comfortable movie theaters for talks and demos
  • Great food, ending with a vegan BBQ and a full on party that goes on until the morning!

Stay informed

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Stay safe

We will provide the safest possible hybrid event and follow all the government and CNCF guidelines. We will do our best to stream and record every talk and workshop and attempt to provide a great remote experience for who cannot be there in person with us in Amsterdam, thru a virtual event platform.

Participate

We look forward to receive many applications from experienced speakers and newcomers. Please use the official CNCF CfP system here; it's open between 1st of August and 15th of November 2022, while speakers and agenda will be announced mid-December. We are welcoming workshops, lighting talks, BoF sessions and regular, 30-minutes talks.  

Sponsoring

KCD is a community-organized and not-for-profit event and would not be possible without our partners. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of and support this community event. If you have questions about the sponsorship or would like to discuss it in more detail, please reach out to organizers-amsterdam@kubernetescommunitydays.org, you can see the sponsor packages available in the sponsor prospectus. We welcome community projects and influencers to be community sponsors too.  Please don't hesitate to contact us for any questions at organizers-amsterdam@kubernetescommunitydays.org

Volunteering 

We are open to anyone who wants to help, please get in touch via email (organizers-amsterdam@kubernetescommunitydays.org) or drop us a line in the #kcd-amsterdam channel on CNCF Slack.

Who's behind?

The event is organised by the Dutch Kubernetes Meetup and supported by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation ; a diverse group of volunteers from local communities and companies form the core team; we are open to more volunteers, please send us an email if you want to join the team. We follow and embrace the CNCF Event Code of Conduct and we expect all attendees and sponsor to follow it too. We are a diverse and inclusive community and we strive for our values of tolerance, respect and integrity.

Diversity and Inclusion

If you’re unable to afford a ticket, we may be able to help with our diversity and inclusion tickets, kindly sponsored by members and organizations within our community. If you identify with one of these three diversity categories or have any other reason that you would consider valid, please apply for a diversity ticket by contacting us via: organizers-amsterdam@kubernetescommunitydays.org

Follow us on social media

Slack: #kcd-amsterdam channel on CNCF slack (get an invite here)

Linkedin / Twitter

Questions?

Contact us at organizers-amsterdam@kubernetescommunitydays.org or drop us a line in the #kcd-amsterdam channel on CNCF Slack.


Previous editions

Check out the photos and videos of our 2019 edition.


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Speakers

  • Adnan Hodzic

    ING

    Lead Site Reliability Engineer

  • Andrew Martin

    ControlPlane

    CEO/Director

  • Ara Pulido

    Datadog

    Staff Developer Advocate

  • Cheryl Hung

    ARM

    Engineering Manager

  • Cherwin Nooitmeer

    Rabobank

  • Davide Bianchi

    Mia Platform

    Senior Tech Lead

  • Dawn Foster

    VMWare

    Director Open Source Community Strategy

  • Dinant Paardenkooper

    City of Amsterdam

    Cloud Native Architect / Kubernetes Consultant

  • Floor Drees

    Aiven

    Staff Developer Advocate

  • Gal Bashan

    Cisco

    Director of Engineering

  • Gerlof Langeveld

    AT Computing

    Technical Trainer

  • Germán M Yébenes

    SUSE

    Technical Marketing Manager

  • Gijs Molenaar

    Spotify

  • Gijs van der Voort

    Picnic Technologies B.V.

    Lead SRE & Python ambassador

  • Jack Henschel

    CERN

    DevOps Engineer

  • Joran Bergfeld

    Red Hat

    Account Solution Architect

  • Julie Chenadec

    Aknostic

    Relationship Development Manager

  • Jurgen Allewijn

    City of Amsterdam

    Cloud Native Architect

  • Kristina Devochko

    Admincontrol

    Software Architect

  • Krisztian Fekete

    solo.io

    Field Engineer

  • Liav Yona

    Firefly

    Engineering Team Lead

  • Louëlla Creemers

    Web Developer

  • Lukonde Mwila

    AWS

    Senior Developer Advocate

  • Marcel Claassen

    Sysdig

  • Matthias Bertschy

    ARMO

  • Raymond de Jong

    Isovalent

    Field CTO EMEA

  • Robbin Siepman

    ING

    Lead Developer

  • Roberto Carratalá

    Red Hat

    Sr Cloud Services Black Belt

  • Salman Iqbal

    Appvia

    MLOps Engineer

  • Sarah Polan

    Hashicorp

    Field CTO | EMEA

  • Sven Pfennig

    Liquid Reply GmbH

    Senior Software Developer

  • Timothy Mamo

    DigitalOcean

    Senior Developer Advocate

  • Viktor Farcic

    Upbound

    Developer Advocate

  • Steven de Boer

    Palo Alto Networks

    Solutions Architect Prisma Cloud