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By Kong on April 11, 2019

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Save the Date: Kong Summit 2019, October 2-3, Hilton Union Square San Francisco

“Building the Next Era of Software: APIs, Microservices and Mesh for the Hybrid World”

Call for Speakers Now Open! Seeking Experts to Share Use Cases, Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Modern Software Architecture and Development


SAN FRANCISCO, April 11, 2019​​Kong Inc., the leading API and service lifecycle management platform for modern architectures, today announced that Kong Summit 2019​​, the conference focused on building the next era in software, will take place in San Francisco at the Hilton Union Square on October 2-3.

The call for speakers is now open until June 16. If you are interested in learning more or applying to speak about topics such as APIs, microservices, service mesh, cloud-native, multi-cloud and serverless, please visit:

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, which featured speakers from innovative companies like Confluent, Gremlin, Microsoft, Red Hat and Uber and more than 200 attendees, Kong Summit 2019 will provide a fun and educational forum for discovering, learning and trying the technologies, practical solutions and techniques needed to create modern service architectures.

Kong Summit brings together members of the Kong user community, ecosystem contributors from  Kubernetes, Apache Kafka and other open source communities, and industry thought leaders. Attendees will learn new strategies, explore novel ways of approaching technical and organizational problems, get hands-on experience with Kong’s latest and greatest features, and more.

To view highlights from Kong Summit 2018 and to keep updated on registration details, including early bird tickets and the agenda, please visit and follow the conversation on Twitter via #KongSummit.

Kong Stats at a Glance

  • 75+ million downloads of Kong makes it the most widely used open source API platform
  • 110+ Kong enterprise customers
  • 21K+ GitHub stars
  • 140+ contributors
  • 100+ meetups
  • 38K+ community members

About Kong Inc.

Kong delivers a next-generation API and service lifecycle management platform designed for modern architectures, including microservices, containers, cloud and serverless. Offering high flexibility, scalability, speed and performance, Kong enables developers and Global 5000 enterprises to reliably secure, connect and orchestrate microservice APIs for modern applications. Kong is building the future of service control platforms to intelligently broker information across services. For more information about Kong, please visit or follow @thekonginc on Twitter.