SaltConf17 Agenda

There’s no better way to get Salted than at SaltConf17

SaltConf17 at a glance

SaltConf17 is built to help systems administrators, cloud architects, enterprise IT operators, IT directors and managers, developers and site reliability engineers more effectively orchestrate and automate data center infrastructure using SaltStack software. SaltConf17 will include four full days of pure SaltStack goodness, now including two days of pre-conference training on Tuesday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. The main conference runs Nov. 2 – 3 and includes customer case studies, technical deep dives and keynotes by SaltStack customers and users, core engineers, developers and partners.

Pre-Conference Training

SaltConf17 offers twelve new and unique pre-conference training courses led by SaltStack certified trainers and engineers. Build your personalized course agenda from content designed for skill levels from beginner to advanced. Only SaltConf17 main conference attendees can add a one or two-day SaltConf17 Pre-Conference Training package to their registration.

SaltStack Certified Engineer exam

A sitting for the SaltStack Certified Engineer exam will be made available on site and is free to SaltConf17 Pre-Conference Training attendees. Check the agenda for exam registration times and go to the SaltConf17 registration desk for further instructions.

SaltConf17 welcome reception

Wednesday night at 7:00pm join SaltStack and the SaltConf17 sponsors for an evening of food, drink and networking in the SaltConf17 expo hall. Kick back, relax and get energized for the launch of SaltConf17.

Salty Bird working groups

On Thursday and Friday during meals and at the conference party, we will organize Salty Bird working groups around topics like network automation, cloud management, Salt Formulas, Salt testing and security & compliance. Or attendees can suggest and organize their own working group topics. Use this opportunity to connect with like-minded Salt experts, share knowledge and build valuable networks within the Salt community.

Keynotes and breakout sessions

SaltConf17 days three and four will consist of more than 60 customer case studies, technical deep dives and keynotes and will provide unique opportunities to hack and network with the SaltStack community, customers, partners and employees. Register now to reserve your seat for all four days of SaltConf17.

SaltConf17 conference party and Salty bird working groups

Thursday night is the SaltConf17 conference party providing conference attendees with an entertaining opportunity to eat, drink and network. We’ll also provide an opportunity to continue the Salty Bird working group conversations begun during lunch.

Agenda Overview

Pre-Conf Training Day One - Tuesday, Oct. 31

9AM-7PM Registration & Info Desk Open
9:30AM- 10:30AM Continental Breakfast
10:30AM-12:30PM Pre-Conference Training Courses
12:30PM-1:30PM Lunch
1:30PM-3:30PM Pre-Conference Training Courses
3:30PM- 3:45PM Coffee Break
3:45PM-5:45PM Pre-Conference Training Courses
5:45PM-6:45PM SaltStack Certified Engineer Exam registration open
7:00PM-9:00PM “Nightmare on 13th,” Halloween haunted house with SaltStack

Pre-Conf Training Day Two - Wednesday, Nov.1

9AM-7PM Registration & Info Desk Open
9:30AM- 10:30AM Continental Breakfast
10:30AM-12:30PM Pre-Conference Training Courses
12:30PM-1:30PM Lunch
1:30PM-3:30PM Pre-Conference Training Courses
3:30PM- 3:45PM Coffee Break
3:45PM-5:45PM Pre-Conference Training Courses
5:45PM-6:45PM SaltStack Certified Engineer Exam registration open
7PM-9PM SaltConf17 Welcome Reception


Main Conference - Thursday, Nov. 2

8AM-8PM Registration & Info Desk Open
8AM-8:45AM Breakfast
9AM-10:30AM General session with SaltStack, Tyson Foods, DigiCert, and Bloomberg
10:45AM-12:30PM Breakout Sessions
12:30PM-1:45PM Lunch / Salty Bird working groups / SaltStack Certified Engineer Exam registration open
1:45PM-5:30PM Breakout Sessions
6:30PM–9PM SaltConf17 Party & Salty Bird working groups

Main Conference - Friday, Nov. 3

8AM–3:30PM Registration & Info Desk Open
8AM- 8:45AM Breakfast & Salty Bird working groups
9AM–10:30AM General session with SaltStack, Adobe, Intuit and SUSE
10:45AM–12:30PM Breakout Sessions
12:30PM-1:45PM Lunch / Salty Bird working groups / SaltStack Certified Engineer Exam registration open
1:45PM–3:15PM Breakout Sessions / Open Q&A with Tom

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