Announcing the OpenStack Days Nordic track speakers

Özgür Bal Program, Speakers

We are pleased to announce the full schedule with three key note speakers and twelve track speakers for the first ever OpenStack Days Nordic which will take place on September 22 in Stockholm. The event will include rich technical content ranging from case studies to deep technical sessions that will appeal all levels from pure technologists to CTO’s. The speakers are only focusing on OpenStack and the technologies and trends that is having the biggest impact on OpenStack development today such as containers, networking, debugging as well as talks about monitoring and configuration.

We ended Call for Speakers on June 17 and to our excitement we got over 40 presentations submitted to us and during this spring. The past weeks our Program Committee has been busy digging through all the submissions to find the best ones for the first edition of OpenStack Days Nordic and here is the complete list.


Track speakers:

  • Roger Ewert, Folksam, Daniel Gustafsson – City Network, Case Study: Compliant Cloud for finance and insurance
  • Frank Weyns – Rackspace, Achieving success with OpenStack in Production
  • Kapil Arora – Netapp File-share use-cases demos and more with OpenStack Manila
  • Pino de Candia – Midokura Project Kuryr, Bringing SDN to Containers
  • Bam Gobets – Hedwig, Using Software-Defined Storage to Architect A Multi-Datacenter, Multi-Protocol OpenStack Cloud
  • Kim hindart – City Network, Configuring you OpenStack deployment to be compliant with GDPR
  • Flavio Percoco – Red Hat, A walk to remember: Debugging a distributed system failure
  • Mike Perez – OpenStack Foundation, Keep Calm, and Use OpenStack Consistently
  • Salman Toor – SNIC SNIC Science Cloud (SSC), A National Cloud Infrastructure for Swedish Academia
  • Jan Josephson – op5, Is monitoring needed in Openstack?
  • Geoff Higginbottom – Canonical Automatic Recovery from OpenStack Failures using Nagios and StackStorm
  • Nanuk Krinner – SUSE Rule breaker! – Upgrading an OpenStack Cloud while skipping a release


See the full schedule and start planing your day.


By locating the first ever OpenStack Days Nordic in Stockholm we bring the possibility to gather a diverse range of experts from all major OpenStack contributors and developers from the Nordic region into one place. The conference offer a technical deep dive that is open to everyone, creating a place where companies on the leading edge can network with users and developers to advance OpenStack development in the Nordics.

Keep en eye out for our announcements in the weeks to come and don’t forget to secure your tickets to the event.


The OpenStack Days Nordic program committee would like to direkt a special thank you to everyone who took the time to submit their proposals.

Program Committee

  • Özgür Bal
  • Andreas Månsson
  • Stefano Cucchiella
  • Christian Berendt
  • Marton Kiss
  • Nicolae Paladi