November 2020 – Upcoming Events Calendar

Check out our updated events calendar for the latest conference and meetup talks, livestreams, and workshops for the month of November. We are excited to meet you online to share and discuss all things Envoy Proxy, Kubernetes, and service mesh. If you have an event coming up, you can request a speaker  here and continue the discussion in our community slack — requests for topics always welcome!  If you’re looking for past events, check out our YouTube channel and SpeakerDeck site.

Nov 4 | Community Meeting | Attend  

Everyone is invited and welcome to join the bi-weekly community calls to discuss the open source projects — check out the agenda document to suggest topics, lead discussions, or to listen in — see you online soon!

Details for the community calls:

Nov 10 | Hoot: Understanding GitOps | Set Reminder

In this next Hoot episode, Yuval Kohavi is joined by Stefan Prodan from Weaveworks to talk about What is GitOps, the benefits, demos, and the upcoming version 2 of the popular Flux tool for cloud-native environments.

Nov 12 | Hoot: Istio 1.8 Release | Set Reminder

Christian Posta ( and John Howard (Google and Istio Project) are going live in this next Hoot episode to talk about the latest release of Istio service mesh v1.8 and get live demos.

Nov 12 | All Day DevOps | Register Here

The world’s largest DevOps conference is back on November 12th, 2020
This year’s conference will be free online and feature 180 speakers over 24 Hours. This year’s conference features Idit Levine, CEO and Christian Posta, Global Field CTO with talks in the Modern Infrastructure track focused on Service Mesh and WebAssembly.

Nov 13 | QCon Plus Workshop: Multi-Cluster Service Mesh  | Register

Join the team as they deliver a hands-on, live workshop at this year’s QCon Plus virtual event. In this hands-on workshop, we will explore different service mesh deployment patterns, multi-cluster topologies, and how Service Mesh Hub can address the configuration and operations needs for these environments.Each participant will have two dedicated Kubernetes clusters with Service Mesh Hub to:
* Deploy Istio on each cluster
* Discover and unify the clusters to form a virtual mesh
* Configure cross cluster microservices communication
* Create access control policies
* Simulate traffic failover scenarios

Nov 17  | Service Mesh Con| Register

ServiceMeshCon is a vendor-neutral conference on service mesh technologies, featuring maintainers across different service mesh projects and also showcasing the lessons learned from running service meshes in production. The North America conference features a talk by Global Field CTO, Christian Posta on Taking Service Mesh a Step Further with WebAssembly. The possibilities are endless and in this talk we will explain:

  • The state of Wasm in Envoy and how it works
  • Demonstrate the developer experience in building, sharing, and deploying modules
  • Demonstrate a range of modules types and the kind of behavior it can customize in the sidecar proxy

Nov 17  | KubeCon North America – Virtual| Register

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference gathers adopters and technologists from leading open source and cloud native communities virtually from November 17 – 20, 2020. Join containerd, CoreDNS, Envoy, Fluentd, Harbor, Helm, Jaeger, Kubernetes, Prometheus, Rook, TiKV, TUF, Vitess, Argo, CloudEvents, CNI, Contour, Cortex, CRI-O, Dragonfly, etcd, Falco, gRPC, KubeEdge, Linkerd, NATS, Notary, Open Policy Agent, OpenTracing, Operator Framework, SPIFFE, SPIRE, and Thanos as the community gathers for four days to further the education and advancement of cloud native computing. is back to sponsor this year’s KubeCon and we are looking forward to seeing you at our virtual booth to talk about Envoy Proxy and the Edge and in Service Mesh, the tools we’ve built to secure and manage them, and to extend them with WebAssembly.  Our CEO Idit Levine and Chief Architect Yuval Kohavi are also giving a talk on Friday about Taking Envoy Beyond C++ with WebAssembly.  Stop by our booth for fun digital swag, a demo and more!

Nov 24  | Service Mesh Workshop – EMEA  | Register

This workshop will be held at 10am Paris Time (GMT +1). Space is limited, register to reserve your seat.

Service mesh has emerged to solve the service-to-service communication challenges of microservices and presents new opportunities for network traffic control, security, and observability. In this hands-on workshop we will explore different service mesh deployment patterns, multi-cluster topologies, and how Service Mesh Hub can address the configuration and operations needs for these environments.