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DevOps World 2021 Opens Call for Papers

SAN JOSE, Calif. – DEVOPS WORLD – April 20, 2021  – CloudBees, the enterprise software delivery company, announced today that the DevOps World 2021 Call for Papers (CFP) is open and accepting speaker submissions. 

DevOps leaders, managers and practitioners are encouraged to submit to speak at DevOps World, a two-day virtual event hosted live Sept. 28-30, 2021.

"Since 2015, DevOps World has provided unmatched opportunities for attendees to connect and learn about the ways digital transformation is changing the business landscape and the global economy through rapid, secure and compliant software delivery,” said Stephen DeWitt, CEO of CloudBees. “Our industry is at a pivotal moment where technology is the driving force of business value across all industry sectors and global regions. The program at DevOps World will be transformative in helping lead and grow the DevOps community as we all rise to meet this challenge and opportunity.”

DevOps World provides opportunities for attendees to learn, network and explore the future of software development through learning techniques, best practices and processes in sessions delivered by thought leaders, practitioners and community contributors from around the world.

Prospective speakers are encouraged to submit abstracts on topics such as:

  • Continuous integration/continuous delivery best practices

  • Feature delivery automation

  • Test automation

  • DevOps at scale

  • Data-driven change, KPIs and metrics

  • People, organizational and culture change

  • Digital transformation

  • DevOps for legacy technologies

  • Cloud and cloud-native trends

  • Open source and community

  • Security and compliance

  • GitOps

  • Everything as code 

DevOps World Speaker Track and Training Focus

DevOps World 2021 will feature four tracks including leadership, practitioner, community and one led by the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF). This year, DevOps World will offer special sessions focusing on the unique facets of software delivery within the public sector and financial services industries.

CloudBees will be partnering with independent industry analyst firm Accelerated Strategies Group (ASG) for the second consecutive year. ASG will serve as programming co-chair to create a unique track for DevOps leaders that combines strategic business thinking with deep technical expertise, designed to educate and enable digital leaders.

“DevOps, open source, cloud services and cloud-native software architectures are democratizing IT and radically transforming how business is done in every industry,” said Mitch Ashley, CEO of Accelerated Strategies Group. “We see the continued need to provide tangible, strategic content for businesses that are experiencing rapid growth and digital transformation. We are pleased to be part of DevOps World, which is leading the way and providing the conference experience and best practices that the DevOps community needs.”

This year, CloudBees is offering group speaker training to make the sessions more engaging and to elevate the professional skills of conference presenters. During the training session, attendees will learn how to present in a virtual setting, including how to best connect with a virtual audience, how to use visual aids or present slides effectively and how to use body language when delivering a virtual presentation. Limited space is available and spots are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

Important Dates and Resources for DevOps World

  • CFP Opens: April 8, 2021

  • CFP Closes: May 20, 2021

  • Speaker Acceptance Notification: On or about June 7, 2021

  • Speaker Acceptances Due: June 21, 2021

  • Conference Registration Opens: June 2021

  • Conference Agenda Announced: Aug. 28, 2021

  • Visit the Conference Website - Sept. 28-30, 2021


About CloudBees

CloudBees, the enterprise software delivery company, provides the industry’s leading DevOps technology platform. CloudBees enables developers to focus on what they do best: Build stuff that matters, while providing peace of mind to management with powerful risk mitigation, compliance and governance tools. Used by many of the Fortune 100, CloudBees is helping thousands of companies harness the power of continuous everything and gets them on the fastest path from a great idea, to great software, to amazing customer experiences, to being a business that changes lives.

Backed by Matrix Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Verizon Ventures, Delta-v Capital, Golub Capital and Unusual Ventures, CloudBees was founded in 2010 by former JBoss CTO Sacha Labourey and an elite team of continuous integration, continuous delivery and DevOps professionals. Follow CloudBees on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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