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Kubernetes Community Days Africa is the inaugural Cloud Native Event in Africa covering Kubernetes, Prometheus, CoreDNS, Vitess, and other technologies. The event is sponsored by the CNCF.

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The Cloud Native ecosystem is gaining popularity in the continent of Africa and there has been a surge in talents focusing on DevSecOps, Containers, Cloud computing and Kubernetes. There is however little to no community to support these talents, leading to many aiming to attend conferences like KubeCon, a huge number of whom are always seeking limited scholarship opportunities to these events. The Kubernetes Community Days Africa (Virtual) is a premier event designed to spur interest in DevSecOps and the cloud-native ecosystem, while showcasing people and enterprises already invested in those technologies in Africa.

April 29, 2021
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Objectives

  • Kickstart efforts towards the creation of local Cloud Native communities across Africa

  • Showcase the awesome talents & use cases of technologies in Africa

  • Enable access to opportunities for learning and scholarship

  • Spur interest in open source contributions to CNCF and other projects

  • Create a talent source for companies looking to fill relevant roles


Sponsorships

The CNCF has been generous to most of the heavy lifting in making this event possible, but we want to ensure a pleasant and fulfilling experience for our attendees. We are planning to provide stipends and sponsorships to make sure we can get as many participants as possible to benefit. We want to achieve the following:


Corporate Sponsorship Perks

  • Feature on Event Website, Emails and other marketing commercials

  • Social media mentions

  • Event Stream placement of Logo

  • Promotional Materials of Bootcamp & KubeCon sponsors sent to participants

  • BootCamp Sponsors get a slot as Track/Keynote sponsors.


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For more information, please contact organizers: 
[email protected]

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Grafana Labs

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-€1,941.75 EUR
~ $1,903.84 USD
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~ $98.05 USD
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