Bringing together the GitLab community, Commit shares stories from across the software development lifecycle to inspire and connect teams to innovate together. GitLab Commit showcases how software professionals iterate to spark transformation, innovation, and collaboration. During this two-day conference, attendees learn practical techniques and useful insights to implement at their organizations. As a DevOps platform, GitLab supports teams to change how software is delivered. Commit amplifies these stories of transformation to empower DevOps teams to increase velocity, collaboration, and visibility.
CFP closes: Friday, April 30, 2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time (PT)
CFP notifications: May
Tickets available: May
Schedule announcement: June
Event dates: Tuesday, August 3 – Wednesday, August 4
Call for proposals (CFP)
The CFP window has closed and selected speakers will be notified in May. Check back soon for schedule updates!
Commit at KubeCon
The GitLab community is a passionate and knowledgeable group that’s committed to continuous learning. This year, we created a new format for attendees to dive deeper into specific topics at KubeCon. These events are shorter, topic-based events that showcase insightful content designed to enable attendees to return to their teams with practical tips and actionable wisdom. We hope you’ll
join us at Commit at KubeCon: DevOps
and Commit at KubeCon: CI. Additional information will be available soon.
Interested in sponsoring Commit? We’d love to connect with you to discuss the benefits of partnering with GitLab and how you can engage with a vibrant community of high-performing software professionals.
Email the Commit team
to receive a sponsorship prospectus.
What to expect
Commit brings together the GitLab community to learn how to innovate the future of software development. Through practical lessons, high level discussions, and in-depth training, contributors from across the development lifecycle learn how to accelerate velocity, strengthen collaboration, and increase visibility. Software professionals at any organizational level can benefit from the DevOps stories shared at Commit, as these solution-focused lessons have been learned through real-world application. Whether you’re just starting your DevOps journey or looking for unique insights, Commit offers a diverse collection of stories to help your team innovate together.
For 2021, six tracks highlight how GitLab’s DevOps platform enables us to innovate together.
GitLab tips and tricks
Learn from GitLab users and technical practitioners as they share their successes and setbacks about using GitLab at their organizations. You’ll discover practical insights and useful takeaways that you can put into practice with your team.
Digital transformation creates new opportunities to drive innovation and efficiency in an effort to improve customer experiences. Learn practical advice on how to use GitLab’s DevOps platform to plan, shape, and lead a digital transformation within your organization.
High-performing teams embrace microservices and cloud native applications to build and run applications better and faster. Learn how teams use GitLab to leverage cloud native technologies, like Kubernetes, severless, and multicloud, to increase speed, reliability, and scale.
Teams need the right tools to automate their deployments so that designing, building, and optimizing pipelines accelerate delivery. Learn how teams use GitLab’s built-in CI/CD as a part of a DevOps platform to create automated workflows.
When teams increase DevOps velocity, they must ensure application security is a critical component in the development lifecycle. Learn how teams reduce risk, shift security left, and address security and compliance challenges with GitLab’s integrated security capabilities.
Educational institutions use software to transform teaching and learning, advance scientific research, and modernize campus infrastructure. Learn how institutions have solved unique challenges with creative solutions powered by GitLab.
Commit will take place over two days on August 3-4, 2021 and will provide virtual programming for attendees across time zones. The schedule will be released in June.
The committee will select a diverse group of speakers who will share their unique stories of innovation and transformation. Speakers will be announced in June.
Senior Agile DevOps Transformation Coach
Chief Software Officer, US Air Force
United States Air Force
Co-founder & CEO
VM (Vicky) Brasseur
Corporate Strategist, Open Source & Technical Leader, Author, Speaker
Co-Founder & CEO
Dina Graves Portman
Google Gloud Developer Programs Engineer
Cloud Developer Advocate
Director of Development
Lightspeed Venture Partners
Third Sector Design & Open Source Design
Principal Cloud Advocate, DevOps Lead
Senior Product Manager
Assistant Director, Engineering
Architecture Manager - Public Cloud
Distribute Consulting & Remote Work Association
Captain Ben Allison
US Army Cyber School
Senior Solutions Architect
Director of Culture
Remote Work & Inclusion Program Manager
Customer Community Manager
Senior Product Manager
VP, Research Director Serving Security & Risk Professionals
Anshuman (Andy) Patel
CTO and Co-founder
Co-founder and CEO
Sr. Solutions Engineer
Senior Product Manager
Senior Director, Global Transformation Office
Co-Founder & CTO
Cloud Automation Engineer
Senior Software Engineer
Brazilian Federal Public Ministry
Co-Founder and CTO
Strategic Leader, National Security Programs
Team Leader Cloud Solutions
STRABAG BRVZ IT
Lead IA/Security Engineer
Director, Developer Relations
Molly de Blanc
Strategic Initiatives Manager
MLOps/DevOps Solutions Architect
Senior Cloud & DevOps Consultant
White Duck GmbH
Sr. Open Source Program Manager
Distinguished Engineer - Secure & Defend
Senior Application Developer/Architect and Lead DevOps Engineer
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Director of Product Management
Principal Product Manager
Sr. Product Marketing Manager
Founder & Chief Unicorn
Performance Methods Lead
Cloud Automation Engineer
Trishank Karthik Kuppusamy
Staff Security Engineer
Director Engineering, Defend
Backend Engineer, Release
Application Development Manager
DevOps Solutions Lead | Senior Advisory Solution Architect
Senior Field Solutions Architect
Global Solutions Architect, Red Hat
PSA (Partner Solutions Architect) Containers
Abubakar Siddiq Ango
Technical Evangelism Program Manager
Frontend Engineering Manager
William Galindez Arias
Technical Marketing Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Sr. Tech Marketing Architect
Business Development Manager
Senior Cloud Engineer
Cloud Infrastructure Lead
VP of User Experience
Senior Vice President of Technology Transformation
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