Cloud Native Summit

A single-track conference focused on Cloud Native Transformation
New Zealand & Australia | Wellington 2022

Online | Talks: Thursday November 18th | Workshops: Friday November 19th, 2021 Main Conference: Thursday May 19th, 2022 | Workshops: Wednesday May 18th, 2022 (New dates)

Partners & Sponsors


  • Catalyst Cloud - Cloud Native New Zealand
  • Portainer - Cloud Native Summit
  • Auth0 - Cloud Native Summit

Platinum - Virtual Event

  • Cloud Native New Zealand


  • Portworx - Cloud Native Summit
  • Boost - Cloud Native Summit
  • Suse - Cloud Native Summit
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Main Diversity Supporter

  • Deloitte - Cloud Native Summit

Community Partners

  • Cloud Native Summit

Becoming a partner at Cloud Native Summit is a great opportunity to connect with the tech community.

Our sponsors play a key role in supporting our community.
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Full speaker lineup - Online Sessions

November 18-19th, 2021 - Free Event

Kaslin Fields - Cloud Native Summit

Kaslin Fields

Developer Advocate at Google Cloud & CNCF Ambassador
Christian Posta - Cloud Native Summit

Christian Posta

VP, Global Field CTO at
John Willis - Cloud Native Summit

John Willis

Keynote speaker - CNS 2021!
Mandi Buswell - Cloud Native Summit

Mandi Buswell

Associate Principal Solution Architect at Red Hat NZ
Ben Dechrai - Cloud Native Summit

Ben Dechrai

Developer Advocate at Auth0
Katie McLaughlin - Cloud Native Summit

Katie McLaughlin

Senior Developer Relations Engineer for Google Cloud
DeveloperSteve - Cloud Native Summit


Senior Dev Advocate at Snyk
Sheng Wu  - Cloud Native Summit

Sheng Wu

Apache SkyWalking creator / Engineer and Observability lead at Tetrate

In-Person Conference

Wellington, May 18-19th, 2022

Everett Toews - Cloud Native Summit

Everett Toews

Senior Specialist Lead: Platform Engineer at Deloitte NZ
Emma Tordsson - Cloud Native Summit

Emma Tordsson

Solutions Engineer at VMware
Michael Calizo - Cloud Native Summit

Michael Calizo

Associate Principal Solutions Architect at Red Hat
Anna Lezhikova - Cloud Native Summit

Anna Lezhikova

Lead DevSecOps Engineer at CoGo
Feilong Wang - Cloud Native Summit

Feilong Wang

Head of R&D at Catalyst Cloud
Tessa Davis - Cloud Native Summit

Tessa Davis

Solutions Engineer at VMware
Brad McCoy - Cloud Native Summit

Brad McCoy

Cloud Engineering Lead at Moula
Michael Barker - Cloud Native Summit

Michael Barker

Independent Consultant at Ephemeris Consulting
Xiaodi Yan - Cloud Native Summit

Xiaodi Yan

Senior Engineer at Xero
Gleidson Nascimento - Cloud Native Summit

Gleidson Nascimento

Customer Success Manager at IBM
Mandi Buswell - Cloud Native Summit

Mandi Buswell

Associate Principal Solution Architect at Red Hat NZ
Linda Lin - Cloud Native Summit

Linda Lin

Senior Cloud Engineer at SKY TV

* Schedule is subject to change without notice.

Cloud Native Summit

Cloud Native Summit is an independent and community tech conference where you will learn in a friendly and inclusive environment about the latest innovations and best practices in Cloud Native Transformation, software development, DevOps principles, Microservices, Service Mesh, Continuous Delivery, Containers technologies, automating IT operations, Testing, Security and more.

Who should attend CNS?

Attendees to CNS will include private organizations of all sizes, government and educational institutions. At the event, you will meet:

  • Leaders of application development / Platform Owners
  • Developers / Engineers
  • Systems Admin
  • DevOps professionals
  • Architects
  • CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, Executive and Above
  • Academics & researchers
  • Press and analysts engaged with the future of software development using cloud technologies


Cloud Native Summit is committed to creating a conference that is as inclusive as possible, where ideas are exchanged, old friends get together, new friends meet and... harassment is not tolerated. We expect speakers, attendees and sponsor representatives to be professional and courteous to each other. Please read our Anti-Harassment Policy

Registration - Cloud Native Summit





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Your conference ticket will allow you access into the Online Conference, Workshops and Main Conference (May 19th, 2022), including tea and coffee on arrival, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and more!

Early Bird Registration

NZ$ 220

  • Online & Main conference + Early access to FREE workshops - Exc. GST - Limited Numbers

Online Event Registration


  • Online conference only
  • November 18th, 2021

Regular Bird Registration

NZ$ 395

  • Online & Main conference + Early access to FREE workshops - Exc. GST - Limited Numbers

Students Registration

NZ$ 70

  • Online & Main conference - Exc. GST - Limited Numbers

Conference Schedule

Workshops: Wednesday May 18th, 2022 / Main Conference: Thursday May 19th, 2022 - Wellington, NZ

May 18th 2022, Workshops

  • 8:00am-11:30am Workshops - Cloud Native Summit

    Launch Your First MySQL Database in the Cloud (*)

  • 8:00am-11:30am Workshops - Cloud Native Summit

    Workshop TBA

  • 12:30pm-3:30pm Workshops - Cloud Native Summit

    Introduction to Kubernetes (*)

  • 12:30pm-3:30pm Workshops - Cloud Native Summit

    Workshop TBA

  • (*) FREE Workshops for Conference Attendees

May 19th 2022, Main Conference

  • 8:45am-10:30am Cloud Native Summit


  • 10:30am-11:00am Morning Tea!
  • 11:00am-12:30pm Cloud Native Summit


  • 12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch Time!
  • 1:30pm-3:00pm Cloud Native Summit


  • 3:00pm-3:30pm Afternon Tea!
  • 3:30pm-6:00pm Cloud Native Summit


  • 6:00pm-7:30pm Drinks!!!

Workshops: Venue TBC

Main Conference: Te Papa - Icon room + Soundings Theatre: 55 Cable St, Wellington

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