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Puppet Labs

March 10, 2016 11:00 ET

PuppetConf 2016 Call for Papers Is Now Open

The IT Automation Event of the Year to Feature the Brightest Minds in Tech Discussing Technology, Culture and Organizational Transformation

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - Mar 10, 2016) - Puppet Labs, the leading provider of IT automation software, today announced that it is now accepting talk proposals for PuppetConf 2016. Taking place October 17-21, 2016 at the Town and Country Resort and Conference Center in San Diego, California, PuppetConf is the can't-miss IT automation event of the year. PuppetConf in sunny San Diego will feature five days of training, more than 100 speakers, a Contributor Summit, certification testing, a Partner Summit and more.

This year's PuppetConf will expand on last year's captivating conference and will feature more diverse topics, more attendees, and more industry leaders and partners than ever before. Puppet Labs wants to hear how you're driving change across your infrastructure, your team and your organization's culture. Talks in 2016 will include:

  • Introductory and advanced topics on Puppet, modules, and other Puppet-related technologies like PuppetDB, Razor and Facter.
  • Using Puppet in software development workflows: release management, continuous delivery, application release automation, and continuous integration.
  • Future infrastructure: adopting best practices and workflows for the latest technologies, such as containers, microservices, Consul, Mesos, Kubernetes, and more.
  • DevOps best practices around automation, culture, measurement and sharing.
  • Security and compliance practices for streamlining the audit process, responding quickly to incidents, automating compliance processes, and detecting and responding to threats.
  • Cloud topics, including adoption, management, portable workloads, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and hybrid deployments.
  • People-related topics such as recruiting, management, team building, career development and collaboration.

If you have a fresh take on Puppet or IT industry trends, submit your talk by May 2, 2016:

Puppet Labs actively works to increase diversity within our company, our community and our industry. The company is offering a limited number of travel scholarships for accepted PuppetConf speakers who come from underrepresented backgrounds, and who will need financial support in order to participate. All speakers receive a free conference pass to PuppetConf.

If you plan to attend PuppetConf and are not submitting a talk, register for PuppetConf now and save 40% on your conference pass through 3/10.

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Puppet Labs, Inc. is the leader in IT automation. Puppet Labs software provides system administrators the operational agility, efficiency and insight they need to proactively manage dynamic infrastructure, scaling from tens of servers to thousands, both on premise and in the cloud. Thousands of the world's leading organizations use Puppet Labs software to configure and manage their IT infrastructure, including Bank of America, Cisco, NYSE, and WebEx. Based in Portland, Oregon, Puppet Labs employs more than 400 people. The company is backed by investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Google Ventures, VMware, Cisco, True Ventures and Radar Partners. To learn more, please visit

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