September 13, 2023

Google Chicago
320 North Morgan (west loop)

GrafanaLive is coming back to a city near you!

We’ve heard your feedback and have curated a full-day event with your local Grafana team where you’ll get hands-on training from our technical experts and real-world tips and tricks for using Grafana to visualize critical observability metrics, including load testing, telemetry, and incident response and management.

Join us in person for an expert-led workshop, lunch, and technical deep dive sessions. You’ll also have the chance to get your questions answered during a live Q&A.

There’s a $100 fee to participate in the workshop, and lunch and afternoon sessions are free to attend. We are limiting capacity to ensure your experience is personalized and interactive, so be sure to register ASAP to save your seat.


  1. 9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
    Registration opens for the morning workshop
    Check in for the morning workshop, grab a seat for the workshop, and enjoy coffee and breakfast with fellow attendees.
  2. 9:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
    Intro to Loki Hands on Workshop
    In this hands-on workshop, you’ll get insider tips and best practices for creating Grafana dashboards with Loki. Grafana Labs solutions engineers will take you through the step-by-step process of building your own dashboard, including how to set up your data sources and customize your visualizations.
  3. 11:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
    Registration opens for lunch and the afternoon session
    Check in for the complimentary lunch and networking with fellow attendees before heading to the afternoon sessions.
  4. 12:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
    Lunch and networking
    Enjoy complimentary lunch and an have an opportunity to network with our team and other attendees.
  5. 1:00 p.m. 1:40 p.m.
    Getting started with SLOs in Grafana
    Service level objectives, service level agreements, service level indicators – oh my! Get an introduction to the world of performance standards and learn the basics of defining and implementing them with Grafana as a single pane of glass. See how to implement SLOs and utilize Grafana to track performance and iterate on your goals.
  6. 1:40 p.m. 2:15 p.m.
    How to easily monitor your infrastructure with Grafana Cloud
    Get an introduction to setting up and scaling your infrastructure monitoring with Grafana Cloud. Learn how to leverage turnkey integrations that bundle the best open source monitoring technologies such as Grafana Agent, exporters, and dashboards with alerts for out-of-the-box infrastructure observability.
  7. 2:15 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
  8. 2:30 p.m. 3:10 p.m.
    Introduction to Grafana Cloud k6
    Learn k6 scripting fundamentals and run a stress test against your own personal deployment. See how to correlate k6 telemetry against metrics, logs, and traces and leverage out-of-the-box dashboards in the Kubernetes Monitoring app to monitor cluster performance.
  9. 3:10 p.m. 3:50 p.m.
    10 expert tips for building the best Grafana dashboards
    We’ve hosted dozens of Grafana dashboard improvement workshops and distilled our best insights into 10 great tips you can use today. Take your dashboarding skills to the next level and see how you can deliver visually appealing, highly impactful Grafana dashboards with design details that will wow your colleagues. Learn tricks for tailoring your dashboards to specific personas and creating clear and captivating visualizations every time.
  10. 3:50 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
    Closing remarks and Q&A


September 13, 2023


Google Chicago

320 North Morgan (west loop)

Thank you to our host


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