The programming committee has published the schedule for the OpenStack Conference Spring 2012. The conference will feature
- Keynotes sessions from Biri Singh, SVP & GM of HP Cloud Services, Chris C. Kemp, CEO & Founder of Nebula; John Engates, CTO and Mark Interrante, VP of Products at Rackspace; and Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu;
- User story presentations including X.commerce, Department of Energy Magellan, San Diego Supercomputer Center and NeCTAR Cloud;
- Panels about community strategy & vision, technical debates, cloud standards and investing in the OpenStack community; and
- Hands-on workshops, networking, social events and more.
The details, including all the social events are available on http://www.openstack.org/conference/san-francisco-2012/sessions/. Friday’s afternoon sessions include the introductory workshops “Swift Install” and “Programming OpenStack Compute API” aimed at developers that want to get started with OpenStack.
In addition to Headline sponsors HP, Nebula and Ubuntu supported by Canonical, supporters of the OpenStack Conference include Premier Sponsors Cisco, Dell and Intel; Event Sponsors DreamHost, ITRI, NetApp, Nexenta, Opscode, NTT Data, and Yahoo!; and Startup Sponsors Ceph, Cloudscaling, ElasticBox, Mirantis, Nicira, StackOps, SwiftStack and SolidFire.