September 14th 2021 –

It is our pleasure to invite you to oVirt 2021 online conference. The conference,organized by the oVirt community, will take place online on Tuesday, September 14th 2021!

oVirt 2021 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 2021 online conference will be about making it easy to contribute to the oVirt project and celebrating 10 years of oVirt.

Topics of interest

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

  • Developing for oVirt
  • Integrating with oVirt
  • New features
  • User stories

Registration (Free)

Registration is now open.
Tickets are free, but we will need you to register for planning purposes.

Register now!

In parallel to the presentations there will be an open room for all the participants.


The schedule is subject to change.

The schedule will be published in a few days, stay tuned!

All sessions will be recorded and made publicly available after the conference

Guide for presenters

This year, all sessions will be pre-recorded. You are expected to submit a video recording of your session by August 21st 2020.
Here you can find oVirt Google presentation template.

You can find some suggestions for recording your videos on our dedicated community page.

You can also find some suggestions on How to Prep for Speaking at a Virtual Conference.

Youtube provides some suggestions about recommended resolutions and codecs.

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

Important Dates

  • Deadline for submission: July 25th 2021
  • Notification of acceptance: July 30th 2021
  • Deadline for final paper and video recordings submission: August 27th 2021
  • Conference will be held online on September 14th 2021 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

Martin Perina: infrastructure and network team manager, Red Hat
Michal Skrivanek: project engineering lead, 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
Luwen Zhang: Vinchin

For any enquiries regarding the programme, please contact:

We look forward to seeing you at oVirt 2021 online conference


Sandro Bonazzola
Red Hat EMEA