Edge computing is fast approaching — here are two upcoming events where you can learn more and work with industry experts.

Edge computing has been called the next big thing. Two upcoming events will get you in front of the industry experts who are already making it happen.

The recently launched schedule for the OpenStack Summit Sydney offers over 100 sessions across 12 tracks that range from telecom and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) to university and government sessions. Edge computing crops up as a popular topic across multiple tracks at the November 6-8 event.

This emerging cloud use case first took center stage at the OpenStack Summit Boston when Verizon’s Beth Cohen performed a demo showing how telecom giant pushes its network to the edge to serve millions of customers worldwide. In Sydney, Cohen and Daniel Fouladi will push the Verizon edge computing story forward with a follow-up session titled “Massively Distributed OpenStack—Thinking outside the Data Center.”

In addition to Verizon’s use case, a number of service providers, users and industry experts will take the stage at the Sydney Summit:

Interested pushing the knowledge boundaries with experts to advance edge computing use cases? Before Sydney, head to OpenDev, where you can collaborate in working sessions to discuss how to assemble and integrate the components needed to meet edge requirements.

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