Join containerd maintainers for an introduction and deep dive into the latest updates on containerd. With many exciting features currently in development, the upcoming release of container promises to deliver many new capabilities while retaining the stability containerd is known for amongst users. The deprecation of dockershim in Kubernetes has brought many new users to containerd along with greater need for documentation and tooling. We will cover how to get started and configure containerd for Kubernetes users. Additionally, nerdctl has filled a crucial usability gap for operators and developers coming to containerd. We will discuss how to make use of this important new containerd sub-project.