Educational breakout sessions

Hear from 50+ top industry speakers presenting on topics such as DevOps, cloud management, next-generation infrastructure, application delivery, and more.


Discover new offerings and find solutions. Network with our sponsors and Puppet partners in the expansive exhibitor pavilion, at parties and more.

Networking & social events

Receptions, parties, a 5K run and community meetups all are designed to help you get to know your fellow Puppet users and strengthen your network. 

Learning & community

PuppetConf 2018 is your path to sharpening Puppet skills by learning from industry experts, enthusiasts, community members, and Puppet employees. Explore how to drive change across your infrastructure, team, and organization's culture.

You'll benefit from attending long after the conference is over

PuppetConf 2018 is a two-plus day conference that delivers education sessions, connections with 1,300+ community members, and practical advice and guidance for thriving in an increasingly complex technology landscape.

You can also register for pre-conference activities that start 7 October, including Puppet-led in-person training and certification sessions and the Contributor Summit.

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Puppet Contributor Summit

The Puppet Contributor Summit is a one-day event on Tuesday 9 October. Join Puppet community members who would like to hack on projects, fix bugs, contribute to documentation and discuss Puppet with other community members and the Puppet team. You’ll get to immerse yourself in Puppet alongside others who understand your questions, concerns and ideas. It’s a great way to start your PuppetConf experience. This event is ideal for Puppet contributors, module authors, advanced users, and anyone wanting to get involved and start contributing.

In-person training classes

PuppetConf offers training and networking all in one event. Arrive early for pre-conference training to take advantage of a variety of sessions. Training classes cater to beginners as well as professionals looking to advance their Puppet skills as practitioners or architects. Training class registration will open 17 April 2018. 

Training class attendance requires the purchase of a Training + PuppetConf ticket.

In-person training classes