September 7th 2020 –

It is our pleasure to invite you to oVirt 2020 online conference. The conference,organized by oVirt community, will take place online on Monday, September 7th 2020!

oVirt 2020 is a free conference for oVirt community project users and contributors coming to a web browser near you!
There is no admission or ticket charge for this event. However, you are required to complete a free registration. Watch this site for updates about registration. Talks, presentations and workshops will all be in English.

We encourage students and new graduates as well as professionals to submit proposals to oVirt conferences. See our topics below for ideas on what to submit! Please indicate if you are a student or new graduate through the option on your submission.

The theme of oVirt 2020 online conference will be about oVirt 4.4 new features and upgrade flows.

Topics of interest

We will be looking for talks and discussions across virtualization, and how oVirt 4.4 can effectively solve user issues around:

  • Upgrade flows
  • New features
  • Integration with other projects
  • User stories

Registration (Free)

Registration is not yet open.
Tickets will be free, but we will need you to register for planning purposes.

Guide for authors

The deadline to submit abstracts is July 26th 2020.

To submit your abstract, please click on the following link: submission form
This year, all sessions will be pre-recorded. If your submission is chosen, you’ll be asked to confirm your acceptance.
Once you confirm your acceptance, you are expected to submit a video recording of your session by August 21st.

Watch this space. We’ll be adding information to help you produce your videos.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for submission: July 26th 2020
  • Notification of acceptance: July 31st 2020
  • Deadline for final paper and video recordings submission: August 21st 2020
  • Conference will be held online on September 7th 6:00 UTC – 16:00 UTC

Let’s make this an engaging event for everyone

Even though we’re running an online event, our aim is to make the online event as engaging as possible, so we will provide ways for direct interaction with the speakers after their talk in separate virtual rooms and additionally the #ovirt irc channel and the oVirt users mailing list will be available for asynchronous interaction.

Organising committee:

oVirt Developers

Dominik Holler: network team lead, Red Hat
Martin Perina: infrastructure and network team manager, Red Hat
Michal Skrivanek: project engineering lead, UX team manager, Red Hat
Sandro Bonazzola: integration and node team manager, community liaison, Red Hat
Shirly Radco : Metrics team, Red Hat
Tal Nisan: storage team manager, Red Hat

oVirt Board

Doron Fediuck: Red Hat, Strategic member
Martin Tessun: Red Hat, Mentor
Michael Enescu: Caltech, Mentor

oVirt Community

Adzmely Mansor: Malaysia Community founder, Independent consultant.
Gianluca Cecchi : Italian community co-founder, Extraordy
Jagi Sarcilla: Philippines community founder, Confidential
Nijin Ashok: India community co-founder, Red Hat
Shruti Kavishwar: India community co-founder, Red Hat
Stefano Stagnaro : Italian community founder, Extraordy


Paweł Mączka: Storware
Simon Coter: Oracle
Peter Lauterbach: Red Hat

For any enquiries regarding the programme, please contact:

We look forward to seeing you at oVirt 2020 online conference


Sandro Bonazzola
Red Hat EMEA