Cloud Native Summit

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

In-Person Conference: Friday August 5th, 2022 | Workshops: Thursday August 4th, 2022

Partners & Sponsors

DIAMOND & CNS-2022 Co-Host

  • VMWare - Cloud Native New Zealand


  • Catalyst Cloud - Cloud Native New Zealand
  • Portainer - Cloud Native Summit
  • Auth0 - Cloud Native Summit
  • Tetrate - Cloud Native Summit
  • Red Hat - Cloud Native Summit
  • Snyk - Cloud Native Summit

Platinum - Virtual Event

  • Google - Cloud Native New Zealand


  • Portworx - Cloud Native Summit
  • Boost - Cloud Native Summit

Main Diversity Supporter

  • Deloitte - Cloud Native Summit


  • Xero - Cloud Native Summit
  • Twilio - 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.
Contact: sponsors at

In-Person Conference

Wellington, August 5th, 2022

Keynote Speaker - Cloud Native Summit

(Keynote Speaker)

TBA Soon!
Neil Cresswell - Cloud Native Summit

Neil Cresswell (Keynote Speaker)

CEO - Co-Founder
Damian Brady - Cloud Native Summit

Damian Brady

Senior Developer Advocate at GitHub
Emma Tordsson - Cloud Native Summit

Emma Tordsson

Enterprise Architect at Workday
Everett Toews - Cloud Native Summit

Everett Toews

Specialist Director at Deloitte NZ
Tessa Davis - Cloud Native Summit

Tessa Davis

Senior Solutions Engineer at Snyk
Brad McCoy - Cloud Native Summit

Brad McCoy

Cloud Engineering Lead at Moula
Michael Barker - Cloud Native Summit

Michael Barker

Independent Consultant at Ephemeris Consulting
Michael Calizo - Cloud Native Summit

Michael Calizo

Principal Customer Success Manager at Elastic
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
Anna Lezhikova - Cloud Native Summit

Anna Lezhikova

Senior DevSecOps Engineer at Reejig
Alix Klingenberg - Cloud Native Summit

Alix Klingenberg

Senior Software Developer at Octopus Deploy
Diana Omuoyo - Cloud Native Summit

Diana Omuoyo

Solution Architect at AppDynamics
Xiaodi Yan - Cloud Native Summit

Xiaodi Yan

Senior Engineer at Xero

* Schedule is subject to change without notice.

Full speaker lineup - Online Sessions (Nov. 2021)

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

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

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Your conference ticket will allow you access into the Online Conference, Workshops and Main Conference (August 5th, 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


  • (The event has ended!)
  • 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: Thursday August 4th, 2022 / Main Conference: Friday August 5th, 2022 - Wellington, NZ

August 4th 2022, Workshops

  • 9:00am to 12:00pm Workshops - Cloud Native Summit

    Introduction to Kubernetes

  • 9:00am to 12:00pm Workshops - Cloud Native Summit

    Securing Code to Cloud and Back to Code - Azure Ecosystem

  • 9:00am to 12:00pm Workshops - Cloud Native Summit

    Speeding safely - Accelerate the path to production in a secure way

  • 1:00pm to 4:00pm Workshops - Cloud Native Summit

    Leveling Up your Observability IQ with Performance | Optimization | Security

  • 1:00pm to 4:00pm Workshops - Cloud Native Summit

    End-to-end DevOps with GitHub

  • (*) FREE Workshops for Conference Attendees

August 5th 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: Willeston Conference Centre - Level, 11/15 Willeston St, Wellington

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

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