DevOps and Blacklight Virtual Summit

Exterior of Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building & Louis A. Simpson International Building

Please join us for the first virtual Blacklight Summit and DevOps Summit for the year 2020. Due to the COVID-19 global health crisis, this set of meetings will be taking place exclusively over Zoom. The events events aim to bring together institutions and developers to share knowledge and assemble a collaborative set of solutions based on overlapping needs.


DevOps Virtual Summit

Dates: Wednesday, May 6, 11am-5pm and Thursday, May 7, 11am-2pm (Eastern time zone)

Registration to the DevOps Summit is closed. Zoom connection information has been shared with attendees.

The DevOps Summit for this year will be run as an unconference, with the agenda determined during the first hour of the meeting. Past topics have included automating infrastructure, cloud environments, containers, monitoring, and incident response. However, there is an anticipated outline available online.


Blacklight Virtual Summit

Dates: Thursday, May 7, 2pm-5pm and Friday, May 8, 11am-3pm (Eastern time zone)

Register for the Blacklight Summit presentation and lightning talk sessions

The 2020 virtual Blacklight Summit will begin with a set of demos from participating institutions on Thursday afternoon, followed up by unconference sessions, lightning talks, and community roadmapping. Please find the agenda online, and, for those interested, there is also a form for submitting Lightning Talk proposals.


To contact the organizers with any questions, please e-mail Nikitas Tampakis, discovery infrastructure developer, at, or Francis Kayiwa, developer operations engineer, at

Information about past Blacklight and DevOps4Lib community events is available on the Project Blacklight wiki and the DevOps Summit Github page.