Conference Agenda

The three-day conference in 2023 is split into two parts.
Our main conference takes place on days 1 and 2.
Day 3 – being optional – features hands-on workshops.

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Conference Day 1: June 20th, 2023

The conference opening day, partially livestreamed, takes place on Tuesday, June 20th, 2023 at Paulaner am Nockherberg.

  • 10:00
    Knowledge Fair & Breakfast
    10:00 - 11:00

    Take the opportunity to talk to our developers and consultants before the first presentation of the day. Accompanied by bits and bites for breakfast, you will find several booths at the conference location where you can ask specific questions to the team behind Checkmk. Benefit from some more dedicated time to clarify, understand, network, and exchange with the community. 

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  • 11:00
    Welcome & Introduction
    11:00 - 11:10
    Mathias Kettner

    Founder Mathias Kettner and CEO Jan Justus welcome you to the ninth Checkmk Conference in the unique historic location, the Paulaner am Nockherberg.

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  • 11:10
    State of Checkmk
    11:10 - 11:30
    Jan Justus

    From 2.2 to the future! Join CEO Jan Justus in his keynote speech on the future of monitoring with Checkmk.

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  • 11:30
    Operating Checkmk in the Cloud
    11:30 - 12:15
    Jörg Herbel

    Checkmk 2.2 is all about monitoring the cloud from the cloud. In this presentation, we explain how to set up Checkmk in the cloud, how the agents communicate with Checkmk and how host creation and removal can be automated.

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  • 12:15
    Lunch Break
    12:15 - 13:45
  • 13:45
    Monitoring the Cloud from Checkmk
    13:45 - 14:30

    In today’s hybrid IT environment, enterprises run some workloads in the cloud. Learn in this presentation how Checkmk 2.2 improves the monitoring of these workloads with a simpler setup, a long list of monitored services and dedicated dashboards.

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  • 14:30
    Other Improvements in Checkmk 2.2
    14:30 - 15:45
    Moritz Kiemer

    While Checkmk 2.2 is strongly focused on monitoring the cloud from the cloud, this isn’t the only thing done in this release. Learn more about all the other improvements in Checkmk, both in the UI and in the backend.

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  • 15:45
    Coffee Break
    15:45 - 16:15
  • 16:15
    To Be Announced
    16:15 - 16:45
  • 16:45
    Customer Presentation - Details to Be Announced
    16:45 - 17:15
  • 17:15
    Checkmk-as-a-Service
    17:15 - 17:45
    Martin Hirschvogel

    In today’s IT infrastructure, Software-as-a-Service solutions are important components of the IT toolkit. Checkmk follows this trend and will be offered as an SaaS solution. Learn about the product, and its timeline and commercial details in this presentation.

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  • 19:00
    Evening event
    19:00 - 23:59

    This year's evening event will take place at the Muffatwerk and it will provide all participants who take part in the conference in Munich the possibility to interact in person. It's the perfect time to let the first insightful conference day sink in. Enjoy some music, delicious food and drinks together.

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Conference Day 2: June 21st, 2023

The second conference day on Wednesday is also taking place at Paulaner am Nockherberg and will close the offical part for every particpant - online and on-site.

  • 09:00
    Knowledge Fair & Breakfast
    09:00 - 10:00

    Take the opportunity to talk to our developers and consultants before the first presentation of the day. Accompanied by bits and bites for breakfast, you will find several booths in the conference location where you can direct specific questions to the team behind Checkmk. Benefit from some more dedicated time to clarify, understand, network, and exchange with the community. 

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  • 10:00
    Checkmk Ansible Collection
    10:00 - 10:30

    Ansible is a common tool in IT which allows the automation and predictive replication of common IT tasks. The Checkmk Ansible Collection delivers a set of ready-to-use Ansible scripts, giving you a kick-start for your Checkmk projects.

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  • 10:30
    Automatic Label Discovery
    10:30 - 10:50
    Philipp Lemke (PL Automation Monitoring GmbH)

    Extend the power of host labels by automatically creating or updating them based on data from the Checkmk HW/SW inventory.

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  • 10:50
    Ignite talk - Details to Be Announced
    10:50 - 11:30
  • 11:30
    Customer Presentation - Details to Be Announced
    11:30 - 12:00
  • 12:00
    Community Update
    12:00 - 12:15
    Sara Garifullina

    A strong community has always been supporting Checkmk and helping it grow. We continue dedicating efforts to build a stronger connection. In this session we would like to look back and see how the community spent the last year and what new ways of being involved in its life are available now.

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  • 12:15
    Lunch Break
    12:15 - 13:45
  • 13:45
    Checkmk Synthetic Monitoring
    13:45 - 14:15
    Simon Meggle

    Checkmk can already reveal many problems in IT environments. But at the end of the day what matters is the quality and functionality of the services provided - to both internal and external customers. Synthetic monitoring provides the answers to these questions. The presentation shows the current integration of the used add-on 'Robotmk'

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  • 14:15
    To Be Announced
    14:15 - 14:45
  • 14:45
    UI Evolution - Future Plans
    14:45 - 15:05

    With Checkmk 2.0 we delivered a major reworking of the Checkmk UI. But we have not stopped with this. Learn about our activities to refresh the framework behind the Checkmk UI and the potential changes and benefits this can bring to you as a Checkmk user.

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  • 15:05
    The Checkmk 2.3 Roadmap
    15:05
    Thomas Lippert & Lars Michelsen

    A Checkmk Conference classic. Get an overview of the upcoming new Checkmk features and share your feedback interactively with us.

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  • 15:50
    Farewell
    15:50 - 16:00
    Jan Justus & Mathias Kettner
  • 16:00
    Knowledge Fair & Sweets
    16:00 - 17:00

    Once the official part of the conference has ended we will again open our knowledge booths. Choose your topic and exchange experiences with the Checkmk team and others interested. Here is some room for questions not answered in previous talks and much more. Take this special opportunity for a face-to-face meeting with our Checkmk experts.

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Conference Day 3: June 22, 2023

The third conference day is optional for those wanting to get even more out of their #CMKConf9 experience and deepen specific knowledge in one of our workshops. Find the generic schedule of our half-day and full-day workshops below. For more information on our workshops, check out the workshop section here.

Our workshops are on-site only to ensure the highest quality in interaction. A workshop ticket requires physical attendance at the Checkmk Conference #9.

  • Morning Workshops
    08:30 - 12:00

    The following workshops are offered as half-day workshops in the morning:

    • Workshop #1: Automating Checkmk via the new REST-API [EN]
    • Workshop #2: Security best practices [EN]

    More workshops to be announced soon.

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  • Lunch Break
    12:00 - 13:30
  • Afternoon Workshops
    13:30 - 17:00

    The following workshops are offered as half-day workshops in the afternoon:

    • Workshop #1: Automating Checkmk via the new REST-API [DE]

    More workshops to be announced soon.

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  • Full-Day Workshops Part 1: Morning
    08:30 - 12:00

    The following workshops are offered as half-day workshops in the morning:

    • Workshop #3: End-to-end monitoring with Robotmk [EN]
    • Workshop #4: Introduction to Checkmk plugin development [DE]
    • Workshop #5: Advanced topics for Checkmk plugin development [DE]
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  • Lunch Break
    12:00 - 13:30
  • Full-Day Workshops Part 2: Afternoon
    13:30 - 17:00

    The following workshops are offered as half-day workshops in the afternoon:

    • Workshop #3: End-to-end monitoring with Robotmk [EN]
    • Workshop #4: Introduction to Checkmk plugin development [DE]
    • Workshop #5: Advanced topics for Checkmk plugin development [DE]
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