November 4-5, 2023

Recycle your KubeCon talk here!


TeamWorking by TechNexus - Chicago

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Cloud Native Rejekts is the b-side conference giving a second chance to the many wonderful, but rejected, talks leading into KubeCon + CloudNativeCon.

The Cloud Native Rejekts will be an in-person conference. We hope to see you in Chicago on November 4-5 on the heels of KubeCon NA 2023.

See you in November!

CFP opens - Monday, August 28

CFP closes - Tuesday, September 12

Saturday, November 4

Talks 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Sunday, November 5

Talks 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM


Secure Your Spot Today or register for a Diversity ticket


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The Cloud Native Rejekts organizing team is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. Our Code of Conduct defines guidelines and procedures that all participants must follow in order to provide a great conference experience for everyone.

Read our code of conduct


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CFP opens - Monday, August 28

CFP closes - Tuesday, September 12

CFP notifications - Tuesday, September 19

CFP schedule - Friday, September 22

Cloud Native Rejekts welcomes the rejected proposals from KubeCon NA or new ones that cover super fresh topics. We offer slots for 30min full-length talks and 5min lightning talks. We welcome topics about...

  • core concepts
  • open-source components + tooling
  • user experiences
  • security
  • new developments + experiments
  • etc.

The CFP for the Cloud Native Rejekts NA 2023 is now closed.

You can also participate by volunteering! Register your interest with this form


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