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DevOps Conferences & Events for 2022-2023: The Complete Guide

Every year around the world, experts at hundreds of conferences and events share the most recent trends, strategies, and best practices for DevOps, IT and software development. Whether you are looking for a small regional meetup or an enormous global summit, we’ve compiled the complete guide to DevOps conferences & events that is sure to have the right event for you! 

Over the past few years, many annual conferences and moved online and unfortunately manage have been cancelled altogether. In 2022, though, we’re seeing a shift back to more in-person events.

This guide includes conferences in 2022 and 2023. We aim to keep it as updated as possible! If you have a DevOps conference or event that you’d like to see included in our list, please send an email to swatts@splunk.com with details including the conference website URL, conference name, dates of the event and location details.

Without further ado, here is the complete guide to 2022 and 2023 DevOps Events & Conferences.

(View our roundups for security/InfoSec conferences and blockchain and Web 3 conferences.)

Top 2022 DevOps Conferences & Events

Mobile DevOps Summit

Date: Nov 10, 2022
Location: Virtual
Cost: Free

The inaugural event from Bitrise will bring together 2,500 mobile practitioners for the one-day virtual conference, including more than 85 workshops, fireside chats, customer case studies, and live Q&As. Topics will span the introduction of Mobile DevOps within organizations and increasing app store release frequency for iOS and Android to mobile-specific performance metrics that signal impact. The full agenda can be found here and the registration page can be found here.

DevOpsDays

2022 Dates & Locations:

  • April 13-14: Raleigh
  • April 18-19: Birmingham, AL
  • April 19-20: Atlanta
  • April 21-22: Tokyo
  • April 25-26: Denver
  • April 26-27: Aarhus
  • May 3: Boise
  • May 4-5: Austin
  • May 5-6: Nashville
  • May 5-6: Birmingham, UK
  • May 10-11: Chicago
  • May 12-13: Geneva
  • May 24-25: Prague
  • May 27: Tampa
  • May 31-1: Zurich (Winterthur)
  • June 22-24: Amsterdam
  • June 24-25: Vitoria
  • July 19-20: Seattle
  • July 29: Los Angeles
  • August 24-25: Dallas
  • September 19-21: Portland, OR
  • September 22: Cairo
  • September 29-30: London
  • October 3-4: Boston
  • October 20-21: Eindhoven
 

Cost: Varies

DevOpsDays is perhaps the largest worldwide community conference series for IT and technical practitioners. The first DevOpsDays was held in 2009 in Ghent, Belgium. Since then, more than a hundred events have been held around the world. These events cover IT infrastructure operations, software development, and the intersection between them fondly known as DevOps.

PowerShell DevOps Global Summit

Date: April 25-28, 2022
Location: Bellevue, WA
Cost: $1,875

Not all DevOps professionals use PowerShell, but for those who do this is the premier conference to attend. Limited to just 400 Summiteers, this technically focused conference is the original community-centered event focused on PowerShell and related technologies.  This is a small and friendly environment with plenty of networking opportunities.

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe

Dates & Locations:

Cost: Varies

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)’s flagship conference brings together technologists and adopters from leading cloud native and open source communities.  This conference is perfect for anyone working with Kubernetes and other cloud native technologies. This conference is where the community comes together to share their expertise on containers, microservices architecture and related technologies.

DevOps Enterprise Summit

Dates & Locations:

  • May 10-12, Virtual – Europe
  • Aug 2-4, Virtual – US
  • Oct 18-20, In-Person – US

Cost: Starting at $450

DevOps Enterprise Summit is one of the leading annual conferences in the DevOps world.  Hosted by IT Revolution, publisher of some of the most influential DevOps books, podcasts, and courses in the DevOps space, this conference is packed with actionable information. This is the top DevOps conference for leaders of large, complex organizations.

SKILup Festival Denver

Date: June 15-16, 2022
Location: Denver, CO
Cost: $799

This is not your typical conference, this is a Live DevOps Educational Experience. This two day in-person event is designed with IT professionals in mind, offering a platform to network, connect and foster continuous learning opportunities in a one-of-a-kind festival environment. Festivals are intimate settings with up to 300 people and include six workshop tracks focused on:

  • CI/CD - Cloud Native
  • DevOps
  • Security
  • Site Reliability Engineering
  • Leadership
  • Demos and Hackathons

SKILup Festivals offer significant opportunities to network with attendees who identify as Developer, Engineer, IT Operations, Executive or Manager.

ChefConf

Dates: September 12-13, 2022
Location: Online
Cost: Free, with a suggested charity donation

A leader in CI/CD automation software, Chef is almost a celebrity brand in the wide world of DevOps and DevSecOps. So, at Chef Conf, attendees can expect this same dedication, expertise and know-how so that you can learn from the brightest DevSecOps practitioners. It is a true user conference. 

Expect open format discussions with decision makers, learn how to develop and deliver software with speed, simplify layers of complexity, boost productivity and expand your connections. Attendees can choose from three tracks:

  • Compliance and Security
  • IT Leadership
  • IT Operations 

The National DevOps Conference

Date: September 28-29, 2022
Location: London (Heathrow), UK
Cost: Options starting at £799, with frequent special deals

Based in England, the National DevOps Conference (NDC) aims to bring DevOps community members together for an interactive experience, with discussions led by top industry figures. They recognize that DevOps gets more difficult to scale the larger the organization, so by offering real-world networking and discussion opportunities, you can learn from the people who are succeeding with DevOps concepts and collaboration

Sponsored by The DevOps Industry Awards and supported by DevOps Online and TEST Magazine, The NDC lays out a six-step plan for success at this conference:

  1. Energizer breakfast
  2. Inspirational talks
  3. Answers to DevOps challenges
  4. Networking and discussions 
  5. Workshops and hands-on learning
  6. Tried and true knowledge that you can take back to the workplace

Infoshare Conference

Dates: October 6-7, 2022
Location: Gdansk (Tricity), Poland
Cost: Various packages, including a free option

The largest tech event in Central & Eastern Europe, Infoshare is devoted to sharing practical knowledge among practitioners and pros. The original edition was held in a modest university hall and is now a year-round celebration of technology with speakers and participants from around the world.

The cornerstone event, Infoshare Conference, focuses on the intersection of tech and business. Get a breadth of knowledge from a variety of speakers, take part in the Expo, the annual Startup Content, and plenty of formal and fun networking opportunities. Six stages include:

  • Inspire
  • DevTrends
  • Advanced Dev Blue
  • Advanced Dev Red
  • Marketing
  • Arena

AWS re:Invent 2022

Dates: Monday, November 28 – Friday, December 2, 2022
Location: Las Vegas, USA
Price: $1,799 for an in-person, full conference pass; watch online for free

It's hard to say DevOps without including the cloud. And there's no cloud event bigger than AWS re:Invent, among the hottest tech events globally. It's back and in person this year and you can expect all the best in everything AWS: keynote announcements, product releases, bootcamps and live sandbox opportunities to work with AWS experts. 

Read our Attendees Guide to AWS re:Invent for more details!

2023 DevOps Events

DevOpsCon

Date: Spring 2023
Location: London, UK + Online
Cost: Starting at £512

DevOpsCon is an annual event that will have a hybrid experience for 2023. With more than 20 expert speakers across dozens of sessions and workshops, this is a great conference to learn about the latest in continuous delivery, microservices, docker, cloud, lean business, SRE metrics and more. You can even receive an official DevOps Conference certificate, certifying your participation.

DevOps Pro Europe

Date: May 23-26, 2023
Location: Vilnius, Lithuania + Virtual
Cost: Starting at €270 

The 2023 edition of DevOps Pro Europe will be a hybrid conference. This conference will cover the core concepts and principles of DevOps methodology. Attendees will learn about many of the most common DevOps patterns for developing, deploying and maintaining applications.

Splunk .conf23

Date: Summer 2023
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Cost: TBD

.conf23 is the latest iteration of Splunk’s annual conference. The 2022 .conf edition saw over 13,000 Splunk enthusiasts, with 113 countries represented and tons of learning hours, including plenty of replays still available online. Sign up now to get the latest updates on .conf23.

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PlatformCon

Date: 2023 dates coming soon! Sign up for updates
Location: Online
Cost: Free

This is the first, 100% virtual conference dedicated for Platform Engineers. Speakers will cover talks on 4 tracks, covering platform design, tech, stories and culture.

Wrapping Up

Whether you choose to attend an in-person or virtual DevOps event in 2022 and 2023, there are many options to choose from to learn the latest best practices and frameworks for DevOps success.

If you know of another great DevOps conference we should add to the list, don’t hesitate to send a suggestion to the author of this post at swatts@splunk.com with details including the conference website URL, conference name, dates of the event, and location details.

Last Updated: 10/31/2022

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Stephen Watts works in growth marketing at Splunk. Stephen holds a degree in Philosophy from Auburn University and is an MSIS candidate at UC Denver. He contributes to a variety of publications including CIO.com, Search Engine Journal, ITSM.Tools, IT Chronicles, DZone, and CompTIA.