Red Hat Summit 2014 Call for Proposals Now Open

Tenth annual event to be held in San Francisco, April 14-17, 2014; Speaking proposals accepted through Nov. 5, 2013

Online PR News – 09-October-2013 – Dubai – DUBAI, United Arab Emirates- 8th October, 2013- Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that the call for proposals is now open for the tenth annual Red Hat Summit, to be held April 14-17, 2014, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Red Hat Summit is the industry’s premier open source event, bringing together a global audience to discuss innovations that are shaping the next generation of IT infrastructure.

With thousands of attendees, including Red Hat customers, partners, technology industry visionaries, and open source community members, Red Hat Summit 2014 is a must-attend conference for anyone interested in learning more about the future of IT infrastructure and open hybrid cloud. From cloud and storage to big data and mobile, attendees will have the opportunity to explore the offerings, models and methodologies that can help them prepare their businesses for the future of IT.

Red Hat Summit 2014 will include visionary keynotes along with interactive sessions, hands-on training and labs, live demos, panels, networking opportunities, and partner showcases. The sessions will range in technical difficulty from Red Hat customer and partner business panels to nightly birds of a feather technical sessions and deep dives.

Red Hat is currently accepting speaking submissions in the following categories:
Application and data integration
Application and platform infrastructure
Application development
Business and IT strategy alignment
Cloud readiness
Community and partner ecosystem
Emerging technologies
IT efficiency
Market perceptions and competition

The deadline to submit speaking proposals is Nov. 5, 2013. Selected speakers will be notified in January 2014, and registration for Red Hat Summit 2014 is scheduled to open in December 2013.

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