Learning at ChefConf 2019

One of the many reasons to attend ChefConf 2019 is the lineup of learning opportunities that will be available to improve your knowledge of Infrastructure, Compliance and Application Automation. In addition to the dozens of breakout sessions, we’re offering 11 full-day workshops at a crazy, low price with topics for all experience levels. You’ll also have an opportunity to work with the Chef training team to prepare to successfully pass one or more of the Chef certification exams.

Workshops presented by Chef experts

To get the most out of ChefConf, I encourage you to attend a full-day technical workshop on the first day of the conference. These workshops emphasize hands-on learning and are taught by Chef experts and DevOps thought leaders from around the world.

Here is the list of this year’s workshops. 

  • Chef Jumpstart
  • InSpec Jumpstart
  • Habitat In Production
  • Automating Google Cloud Platform (GCP) with Chef
  • Modern Operations on Azure – Automate and monitor your infrastructure
  • Detect and correct with InSpec and Chef on the AWS platform
  • Deploying and operating Habitat at scale
  • Managing a DevOps Transformation (this one is for managers and leaders)
  • Application modernization with Habitat for Windows
  • Application modernization with Habitat for Linux
  • Chef Automate v2 Up and Running

You can find detailed descriptions of each workshop here.

Chef Certification

Read the details regarding the certification program and the value of becoming Chef certified here. Here is a summary of the benefits:

  • By demonstrating Chef proficiency you are paving the way to a growing career focused on automation and DevOps.
  • With the growing need for Chef practitioners, you put yourself in line for a promotion or a new career opportunity.
  • Achieving Chef Certification is an inexpensive way to show proof that your expertise is staying current with the needs of the industry.

Your certification exam success is the goal of the Chef training team. This year we will hold exam prep sessions to set you up with the confidence and knowledge you’ll need to receive a passing grade. Those attending a prep session at ChefConf will receive a voucher to take one free exam after the conference.

Learn Chef Rally

The Chef Training Team is all in for making Learn Chef Rally the premier learning site for your Chef and DevOps learning. We’ll be available all week in the expo hall to do demos and help you determine the learning path that best fits your needs. So come by and say hi, check out LCR, and get yourself some cool swag. But don’t wait until May, go to Learn Chef Rally today and start learning!

Next Steps

  • Register for ChefConf by February 28 to receive the Early Bird rate of $695
  • Add a full-day, technical workshop to your registration for only $275
  • Check the box during registration indicating interest in certification exams
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Brian Turner

Brian is the Director of Learning Services at Chef. He enjoys interacting with Chef practitioners and supporting their learning journey.