SaltConf19 At a Glance

SaltConf19 is a gathering designed to help IT professionals more effectively control, optimize, and secure data center infrastructure using SaltStack event-driven automation.

SaltConf19 will include two days packed with hands-on training, education, and technical insight from SaltStack engineers, customers, partners, and contributors. SaltConf19 will run November 18-19 and includes keynotes, breakout sessions, and lab-based training not offered anywhere else.

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SaltConf19 Training

SaltConf19 training offers twelve new and unique courses led by SaltStack certified trainers and engineers. Courses are designed for SaltStack beginners and power users. Three use-case based training tracks will be aligned with ITOps, SecOps, and NetOps, with a fourth track dedicated to advanced SaltStack use cases. Register to get access to SaltConf19 training early. We expect many courses to sell out.

SaltStack Certified Engineer Exam

A sitting for the SaltStack Certified Engineer exam will be made available at SaltConf19 and is free to SaltConf19 Training registrants. Check the agenda for exam registration times and go to the registration desk on-site for further instructions.

SaltConf19 Salt Sprint and Salt Party

Monday night join SaltStack, the Salt Working Group captains, and SaltConf19 sponsors as we host a Salt Sprint followed by a Salt Party with food, drinks, and networking. For more information about the Salt Sprint read this blog post.

Salt Working Groups

Throughout the conference there will be opportunity to collaborate with Salt Working Groups around topics like network automation, cloud management, Salt SSH, Windows, Salt testing, and more. Use this opportunity to connect with like-minded SaltStack experts, share knowledge and build valuable networks within the Salt community. Make sure to participate in the Salt Sprint on Monday and the Salt Community Meet the Experts breakout session on Tuesday.

Keynotes and Breakout Sessions

SaltConf19 will offer dozens of breakout sessions and keynotes comprised of customer case studies, technical deep dives, working group sessions, and executive keynotes from industry luminaries like Mark Sunday, Oracle CIO emeritus, Renee Murphy, Forrester Research principal analyst, and Will Gregorian, Addepar CISO. The SaltConf19 agenda provides unique opportunities to learn from the SaltStack engineers, community leaders, customers, partners, and executives.

Agenda Overview

Day One - Monday, Nov. 18

8:00AM – 6:30PM Registration & Info Desk Open
8:00 – 8:45AM Breakfast
8:45 – 9:30AM General Session with Tom Hatch and the Salt Community
9:45 – 11:30AM Training Courses and Breakout Sessions
11:30AM – 12:15PM Lunch
12:15 – 4:15PM Training and Breakout Sessions
4:30 – 6:30PM SaltStack Certified Engineer Exam
4:30 – 5:30PM Salt Sprint and Networking
5:30 – 7:00PM Salt Party with the Saltines

Day Two - Tuesday, Nov. 19

8:00AM – 5:15PM Registration & Info Desk Open
8:00 – 8:45AM Breakfast
8:45 – 9:30AM Salt Community – Meet the Experts
9:45 – 11:30AM Training and Breakout Sessions
11:30AM – 12:15PM Lunch
12:15 – 4:15PM Training and Breakout Sessions
4:30 – 5:15PM General Session with Oracle, Forrester, and Addepar

SaltConf19 registration is now open

SaltConf19 registration and hotel is more affordable than ever. Use the SaltConf19 “convince your boss” letter, get budget approval, register to reserve your seat, and start planning your trip to Salt Lake City in November.

SaltConf19 registration group discounts are still available. Contact the SaltConf19 registration team at with any questions.

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