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· Main Stage
SaltConf20 Welcome Keynote
SaltStack Co-founders, Marc Chenn and Thomas Hatch, kick off SaltConf20. The keynote will be immediately followed by several exciting announcements and awards.
2020-10-29T09:00:00Z 2020-10-29T09:50:00Z America/Denver SaltConf20 Welcome Keynote https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Virtual Booths
Virtual Booths/Expo Hall Hours
Explore the virtual booths in our expo hall.
2020-10-29T09:45:00Z 2020-10-29T10:15:00Z America/Denver Virtual Booths/Expo Hall Hours https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Meet Other Attendees
Networking/Meet Other Attendees
Networking with other attendees at SaltConf20 by clicking "Meet Other Attendees" and match with others in the Salt Community!
2020-10-29T09:45:00Z 2020-10-29T10:15:00Z America/Denver Networking/Meet Other Attendees https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
NetOps Automation with SaltStack and ServiceNow
Do IT Wise will show how to use SaltStack + ServiceNow to enable end-to-end service orchestration with network service chaining capabilities
Stoyan Markov
2020-10-29T10:15:00Z 2020-10-29T11:10:00Z America/Denver NetOps Automation with SaltStack and ServiceNow https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Fight Night: Salt Cloud vs Idem Cloud
Let's get ready to rumble! Join a head-to-head comparison of Salt and Idem cloud capabilities in the context of Microsoft Azure.
Nicholas Hughes
2020-10-29T10:15:00Z 2020-10-29T11:10:00Z America/Denver Fight Night: Salt Cloud vs Idem Cloud https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The Future of VMware Open Source
Learn more about VMware's vision for open source and how Salt will play a critical role in the quest to empower customers to build their multi-cloud future.
Dirk Hohndel Thomas S Hatch
2020-10-29T10:15:00Z 2020-10-29T11:10:00Z America/Denver The Future of VMware Open Source https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The State Library and other Salted Integrations
We'll demo the State Library: a documentation solution for your Salt states file. We'll also show a sneak peak of our Atlassian Salt integrations
Kristoffer Granberg Cauchi
2020-10-29T10:15:00Z 2020-10-29T11:10:00Z America/Denver The State Library and other Salted Integrations https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Automatic Management of Lambda Infrastructures
Join this session to see how Salt can be used to address challenges in Lambda Architectures via custom practices for states development and testing.
Matteo Di Pierro Giorgio Tavecchia
2020-10-29T10:15:00Z 2020-10-29T11:10:00Z America/Denver Automatic Management of Lambda Infrastructures https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Salt Beginner Lab 1
A hands-on lab designed for beginners. Repeats throughout the day. Pre-registration required to participate but spectators are welcome.
2020-10-29T10:15:00Z 2020-10-29T11:10:00Z America/Denver Salt Beginner Lab 1 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Manage Networks and Applications Using Salt, Without Minions
Salt is traditionally agent based. Join us to learn how Salt Proxy can be used manage network, services and applications, without an agent installed.
Mircea Ulinic
2020-10-29T11:15:00Z 2020-10-29T12:10:00Z America/Denver Manage Networks and Applications Using Salt, Without Minions https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Why SaltStack is Automation for the Future
I'll discuss the past, present and future of Salt and show why its unique architecture, components and ideas will stand the test of time.
Elias Probst
2020-10-29T11:15:00Z 2020-10-29T12:10:00Z America/Denver Why SaltStack is Automation for the Future https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Building a Secure Enterprise with SaltStack SecOps
See SaltStack SecOps products in action and learn how they leverage the Salt automation engine to deliver continuous enterprise security and compliance.
Alex Peay
2020-10-29T11:15:00Z 2020-10-29T12:10:00Z America/Denver Building a Secure Enterprise with SaltStack SecOps https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
POP into the Future with Plug-in Oriented Programming
Join Tom Hatch to learn more about the POP (Plugin-oriented programming) project and how it's revolutionizing micro-service-driven app development
Thomas S Hatch
2020-10-29T11:15:00Z 2020-10-29T12:10:00Z America/Denver POP into the Future with Plug-in Oriented Programming https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Build a Self-Healing System with Event Driven Automation
We’ll look at some real-life ITOps issues and show how Saltstack's unique Beacon / Reactor system can automatically remediate them.
Gareth J. Greenaway
2020-10-29T11:15:00Z 2020-10-29T12:10:00Z America/Denver Build a Self-Healing System with Event Driven Automation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Salt Troubleshooting Contest (Morning)
Salt experts compete to see who can troubleshoot the most issues live. Pre-registration is required to compete but spectators are welcome! Morning session.
2020-10-29T11:15:00Z 2020-10-29T12:10:00Z America/Denver Salt Troubleshooting Contest (Morning) https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Salt Beginner Lab 2
A hands-on lab designed for beginners. Repeats throughout the day. Pre-registration required to participate but spectators are welcome.
2020-10-29T11:15:00Z 2020-10-29T12:10:00Z America/Denver Salt Beginner Lab 2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Scaling Containerized Salt for Network Infrastructure Mgmt
A look into how IBM uses Salt at scale
Nathan Rogers Said van de Klundert
2020-10-29T12:15:00Z 2020-10-29T13:10:00Z America/Denver Scaling Containerized Salt for Network Infrastructure Mgmt https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Using SaltStack To Configure Fortinet Firewalls at Scale
Learn how SSYS helped their clients manage a distributed set of Fortinet firewalls using Salt's reactor system
Felipe  Morais Lucas Sanches
2020-10-29T12:15:00Z 2020-10-29T13:10:00Z America/Denver Using SaltStack To Configure Fortinet Firewalls at Scale https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
State of The Docs: 2020 and Beyond
SaltStack has spent the year building the foundation for better documentation. But, what's changed and what's coming next? Attend this session to find out.
Derek Ardolf
2020-10-29T12:15:00Z 2020-10-29T13:10:00Z America/Denver State of The Docs: 2020 and Beyond https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Migrating Your Project to POP
You've had the introduction to POP, but now it's time to start using it! Come learn how to migrate an execution module from Salt into POP.
Tyler Johnson
2020-10-29T12:15:00Z 2020-10-29T13:10:00Z America/Denver Migrating Your Project to POP https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The Salt of Asterisk: a PBX platform built on Salt.
I'm a seasoned Asterisk IP-PBX pro and I'll demonstrate how I use Salt to do everything from installatiom / pkg management to blocking hackers on the firewall.
Maxim Litnitskiy
2020-10-29T12:15:00Z 2020-10-29T13:10:00Z America/Denver The Salt of Asterisk: a PBX platform built on Salt. https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Salt Beginner Lab 3
A hands-on lab designed for beginners. Repeats throughout the day. Pre-registration required to participate but spectators are welcome.
2020-10-29T12:15:00Z 2020-10-29T13:10:00Z America/Denver Salt Beginner Lab 3 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
SaltConf20 Welcome Keynote On-demand
Missed the morning keynote or want to watch part again? It's on on-demand here.
2020-10-29T12:45:00Z 2020-10-29T18:00:00Z America/Denver SaltConf20 Welcome Keynote On-demand https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Virtual Booths
Virtual Booths/Expo Hall Hours
Explore the virtual booths in our expo hall.
2020-10-29T13:15:00Z 2020-10-29T14:30:00Z America/Denver Virtual Booths/Expo Hall Hours https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Meet Other Attendees
Networking/Meet Other Attendees
Networking with other attendees at SaltConf20 by clicking "Meet Other Attendees" and match with others in the Salt Community!
2020-10-29T13:15:00Z 2020-10-29T14:30:00Z America/Denver Networking/Meet Other Attendees https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
SaltStack Demo Jam!
Time for something completely different! SaltStack employees go head-to-head with rapid-fire demos that show off cool, helpful, or underrated Salt capabilities
Joseph Hall Thomas S Hatch C. R. Oldham David Boucha Derek Ardolf Phillip Kalm Tyler Johnson
2020-10-29T14:30:00Z 2020-10-29T15:25:00Z America/Denver SaltStack Demo Jam! https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Event-Driven Compliance
A foray into compliance driven remediation and reporting using SaltStack beacons and reactors.
Matt Wanless
2020-10-29T14:30:00Z 2020-10-29T15:25:00Z America/Denver Event-Driven Compliance https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Salt Masters in AWS: A ‘cattle, not pets’ approach
With help from a few AWS services, we explore ephemeral, CI/CD Salt Masters in the AWS Cloud.
Erik Richter
2020-10-29T14:30:00Z 2020-10-29T15:25:00Z America/Denver Salt Masters in AWS: A ‘cattle, not pets’ approach https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Salt Evolution: From config mgmt to orchestration and beyond
Learn how the University of North Carolina uses Salt to configure and orchestrate research clusters
Liam Greenwood
2020-10-29T14:30:00Z 2020-10-29T15:25:00Z America/Denver Salt Evolution: From config mgmt to orchestration and beyond https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Salt Troubleshooting Contest (Afternoon)
Salt experts compete to see who can troubleshoot the most issues live. Pre-registration is required to compete but spectators are welcome! Afternoon session.
2020-10-29T14:30:00Z 2020-10-29T15:25:00Z America/Denver Salt Troubleshooting Contest (Afternoon) https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Salt Beginner Lab 4
A hands-on lab designed for beginners. Repeats throughout the day. Pre-registration required to participate but spectators are welcome.
2020-10-29T14:30:00Z 2020-10-29T15:25:00Z America/Denver Salt Beginner Lab 4 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Ubiquitous Tech and the Banana Problem
Bananas and IT infrastructure have more in common than you think. Join Tom Hatch for a discussion on the pros and cons of ubiquitous tech in a digital world.
Thomas S Hatch
2020-10-29T15:30:00Z 2020-10-29T16:25:00Z America/Denver Ubiquitous Tech and the Banana Problem https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Hacker Rights
Learn why ethical hacking is a critical component of cyber security and how we can change the perception and the corporate policies that discourage it.
Chloe Messdaghi
2020-10-29T15:30:00Z 2020-10-29T16:25:00Z America/Denver Hacker Rights https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Tiamat: The power of distributable self-contained binaries
This talk will introduce Tiamat, provide insight into the challenges GoDaddy wanted to address with it, and demo the build and resultant tooling of the solution
Randy Thompson
2020-10-29T15:30:00Z 2020-10-29T16:25:00Z America/Denver Tiamat: The power of distributable self-contained binaries https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
SaltStack + vRealize Automation: Overview and Integration
The VMware SaltStack acquisition is complete and the question on everyone's mind is: what's next? Join the vRA and SaltStack product leads to find out.
Rajesh Agrawal Alex Peay
2020-10-29T15:30:00Z 2020-10-29T16:25:00Z America/Denver SaltStack + vRealize Automation: Overview and Integration https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Controlling and Securing Unix and AIX with SaltStack
In the gaming industry, IT automation and security are paramount. Learn how SaltStack is used to deliver policy-driven config and automation across AIX systems.
Brian Ford
2020-10-29T15:30:00Z 2020-10-29T16:25:00Z America/Denver Controlling and Securing Unix and AIX with SaltStack https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Salt Beginner Lab 5
A hands-on lab designed for beginners. Repeats throughout the day. Pre-registration required to participate but spectators are welcome.
2020-10-29T15:30:00Z 2020-10-29T16:25:00Z America/Denver Salt Beginner Lab 5 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Virtual Booths
Virtual Booths/Expo Hall Hours
Explore the virtual booths in our expo hall.
2020-10-29T16:30:00Z 2020-10-29T18:00:00Z America/Denver Virtual Booths/Expo Hall Hours https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Meet Other Attendees
Networking/Meet Other Attendees
Networking with other attendees at SaltConf20 by clicking "Meet Other Attendees" and match with others in the Salt Community!
2020-10-29T16:30:00Z 2020-10-29T18:00:00Z America/Denver Networking/Meet Other Attendees https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fsaltconf20 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Chris McClanahan

VMware

Vincent Riccio

VMware

Joseph Hall

Technical Staff Engineer II at VMware - SaltStack Team

Rajesh Agrawal

Product Line Manager at VMware

Dirk Hohndel

VP & Chief Open Source Officer, VMware

Matteo Di Pierro

Data Engineer at Quantyca

Brian Ford

System Architect in Hospitality and Gaming

Elias Probst

Seasoned Salt Consultant at SSC-Services GmbH

Tyler Johnson

Staff Engineer at SaltStack

Said van de Klundert

Network Automation Engineer at IBM

Randy Thompson

Sr. Software Development Engineer at GoDaddy

Phillip Kalm

Staff Engineer II at SaltStack

Nicholas Hughes

CEO at EITR Technologies

Nathan Rogers

Network Automation Engineer at IBM

Mircea Ulinic

Senior Network Developer at DigitalOcean

Maxim Litnitskiy

CIO + CEO at Odooist

Matt Wanless

Director at Wanless Systems Limited

Lucas Sanches

DevOps Engineer at SSYS

Liam Greenwood

IT Manager, Research Computing at University of North Carolina

Kristoffer Granberg Cauchi

CEO/Founder of TurtleTraction Limited

Alex Peay

Director, Product Management at SaltStack

Giorgio Tavecchia

Data Engineer at Quantyca

Giandomenico Avelluto

Lead Site Reliability Engineer at Quantyca

Gareth J. Greenaway

Staff Engineer II at SaltStack

Felipe Morais

DevOps Engineer at SSYS

Erik Richter

Systems Development Engineer at AWS

Derek Ardolf

Senior Technical Writer at SaltStack

David Boucha

Sr. Sales Engineer at SaltStack

C. R. Oldham

Staff Engineer II at SaltStack

Stoyan Markov

CTO of Do IT Wise

Chloe Messdaghi

President of WoSec. InfoSec Advocate & Activist

Thomas S Hatch

CTO, Co-Founder of SaltStack, Creator of Salt

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VMware

Cloud Management with vRealize Automation

SUSE

SUSE Orchestrates From Edge to Core to Cloud with Salt

SaltStack Enterprise Feedback and Discussion

Discuss how you use Enterprise and what you'd like to see improve.

Working Groups

Salt Community Working Groups: Learn what they do and how to join!

SaltStack SecOps

SecOps - Comply and Protect

Diversity Booth

Diversity Booth

SaltStack Network Automation and Native Minions

Network Automation Native Minions

SaltStack Swag

Your source for SaltStack Swag!

Enterprise

Powerful automation and orchestration for the entire IT team

VMware SaltStack Jobs Board

Come join the VMware Salt team!