The most interesting session on Day 1 of the oVirt relaunch was about getting the recently open sourced RHEV-M ( now known as oVirt ) up and running on your Desktop. Right now this process is not very automated; it involves downloading and installing many packages, some from source and some using the Fedora yum package installer. Yum because currently the project is very Fedora centric but there was discussion about how to port it to other distros since SUSE and Canonical is also attending this workshop. Ironically the presenter who gave this talk demonstrated on a Gentoo distro so it is possible to run on another Linux distribution at this time.
If you're interested in getting it up and running right now, follow the instructions at the Building the Ovirt Engine page which gives step by step instructions.
For the list of talks scheduled during this workshop, see the ovirt Workshop wiki page .