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AWS Startup Networking & Social Event AWS Startups: Please join us at the AWS Pop-up Loft for an exclusive networking and social event - AWS party favors, food, and drinks will be provided. All customers and Summit attendees are welcome, but preregistration is required. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to mingle with startup accelerators, incubators, venture capitalists, and our AWS cloud experts. Please click 'register now' to register for the AWS Pop-up Loft and the event.

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AWS Pop-up Loft - San Francisco
San Francisco | 925 Market Street

AWS Pop-up Loft Hours
Monday - Friday | 10AM-6PM
with special evening events going until 8PM

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AWS Loft Talks: In March we’re launching our AWS Loft Talks series, a once-per-month event where 3-6 technology leaders will give 10-15 minute lightning talks, sharing best practices, thought leadership, and industry insights on the latest happenings in tech. These talks will be followed by a Q&A and networking session (along with cold drinks and snacks of course)! Register here »

AWS Pop-up Loft Hack Series: Join developers, AWS engineers and other cloud ninjas for one of many Hack Days from the AWS Pop-up Loft Hack Series. We'll supply the coffee, pizza, root beer and other essentials. Register here »


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Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but thay are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here »

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AWS Solution Architects, Product Managers, and Evangelists will deliver technical presentations covering some of the highest-rated and best-attended sessions from recent AWS events. Topics include Introduction to AWS, Big Data, Compute & Networking, Architecture, Mobile & Gaming, Databases, Operations, Security, and more. Register here »

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Limited to twenty participants, these full-day bootcamps include hands-on lab exercises using a live environment with the AWS console. Usually these cost $600, but at the AWS Loft we are offering them for free. Bootcamps you can register for include: “Getting Started with AWS", “AWS Essentials", “Highly Available Apps", and “Taking AWS Operations to the Next Level". Space is limited. Register here »

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These online technical labs are ready and waiting for walk-ins throughout the day. We’ll offer labs for beginners through advanced users on topics that range from creating Amazon EC2 instances to launching and managing a web application with CloudFormation. Usually $30 each, we are offering these labs for free in the AWS Loft. Register here »


Innovative Bay Area startups share the technical and business journeys they undertook as their ideas came to life. Chef, CoreOS, Netflix, Jobvite, and others will be featured speakers during our special evening events. Register here »


10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM AWS Bootcamp: Getting Started with AWS This foundational-level bootcamp is designed for technical individuals who want to a hands-on approach to learning key AWS concepts regarding security, instance provisioning, storage management, auto-scaling, and related architecture. This course covers standard and advanced capabilities in the AWS Management Console to help you gain a deeper understanding of foundational AWS services such as Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS, Amazon S3, Elastic Load Balancing, Auto Scaling, Amazon CloudWatch, and Amazon RDS. Register here » Beginner
6PM-8PM How to Implement Top 10 AWS Security Best Practices with Evident.io AWS Security Best Practices:  These top ten are put together by both AWS and Security practitioners, over several years of AWS deployment. You will discover how most of these controls are very easy to implement and will go a very long way to ensuring your success on AWS.  You will come away from this presentation with actionable steps that you can implement right away. We will follow this evening presentation with a daylong workshop Tuesday March 24 at the Loft.
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All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-5PM How to Implement Top 10 AWS Security Best Practices Workshop Evident.io is in the house (loft) and ready to help sit down with you and review your security concerns in 1/1 and small group sessions.  Bring your team or stop by for an impromptu session based on your schedule.  Working in concert with AWS Solutions Architects, we can you ensure that your investment in AWS is secure at any scale.  Throughout the day, we will set up several demonstrations of each of the top ten best practices.  Using real world examples, both good and bad, we will demonstrate how each can be prevented using live AWS resources with a before and after comparison.  The topics covered will help you, no matter what your role is in the organization, security is a concern, and we are here to help you. Register here »
All levels
6PM-9PM AWS Loft Pitch Event and Spring Social Come and watch five AWS-powered startups pitch to an audience of tech enthusiasts. Each party-goer has the opportunity to vote on which category each startup pitch best represents. After the pitches complete we’ll turn up the music and keep the party rolling—grab a drink, eat some snacks, chat with the pitch participants, or just hang out and take in the scene.  Visit the AWS Loft Pitch Event and Spring Social landing page for all the details.  Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM IoT Hack Day: AWS Pop-up Loft Hack Series-Sponsored by Spark Join developers, AWS engineers and other cloud ninjas for an IoT Hack Day from the AWS Pop-up Loft Hack Series. Hackers will learn how to build connected devices for the smart home using Spark Core and Spark Internet Button and variety of new sensors. We will teach you how to build a connected device including the connected maraca – a unique IoT device app that leverages Amazon Kinesis, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Cognito and many other services. We’ll supply the coffee, pizza, root beer and other essentials. Register here »
Beginner
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
6PM-8PM Founder/CEO Loft Talks  Founders and CEOs from AWS-powered startups will share their stories along with three key trends all entrepreneurs should be thinking in about in 2015. If you’re a startup building on AWS you won’t want to miss this talk! Register here »
All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
11AM-6PM AWS Game Day!  AWS GameDay pits technical teams against each other in a live competition to assault the infrastructure and interrupt the workloads of your opponents, while keeping your team's systems online and functional. Make the cloud your battlefield and learn practical infrastructure crisis management, high availability design, system monitoring and alerting, and IT security in a fast paced, high stakes, game of skill.You will build a distributed cloud based system, it will be broken horribly by your competition, and then you will work to repair and stabilize the system in real-time. Network with other DevOps ninjas to pick up new tricks and strategies, and work with AWS architects to help solidify your designs and breathe life back into your systems. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
2PM-3PM

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Japanese Language Analysis with Amazon CloudSearch and JP Startup CloudSearch Use-Cases
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Amazon CloudSearchでの日本語解析および日本のスタートアップCloudSearch事例紹介

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To dive into the Japanese market, Japanese-Search is pretty nice to have but not so easy to implement. Japanese language is different from space-separated languages like English, Spanish, French, and so on. In this session, you will learn how to build sophisticated Japanese-Search with Amazon CloudSearch. Bunch of Startups are using CloudSearch in Japan. You will see that Use-Cases.

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Amazon CloudSearchを使って洗練された日本語検索を構築する方法をご紹介します。また、日本においては沢山のStartup企業にCloudSearchをご利用いただいており、そのユースケースもご紹介します。

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All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
7PM-10PM AWS Startup Networking & Social Event  AWS Startups: Please join us at the AWS Pop-up Loft for an exclusive networking and social event- AWS party favors, food, and drinks will be provided. All customers and Summit attendees are welcome, but preregistration is required. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to mingle with accelerators, incubators, venture capitalists, and our AWS cloud experts. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM Chef Ask an Architect Bring your Chef questions, we’re here to help.Whether you're just getting started with Chef or you're a seasoned pro, this 1:1 consultation with a Chef Engineer provides an opportunity to cover best practices managing Infrastructure as Code for your specific implementation, whiteboard new solutions to your existing problems, or anything in between. Register here » All levels
1PM-4PM Building an iOS App using Cross Platform AWS Mobile Services Learn how to build a powerful iOS app that leverages a variety of AWS services. In this three-hour, demo-heavy workshop, we show how you can build a modern native client app using Objective-C and the AWS Mobile SDK that uses a number of cross-platform mobile cloud services directly with minimal code on the client. We share best practices for building a highly scalable backend so you can add your own functionality. This is a step-by-step journey where you configure and add components to your architecture, then modify and test your components inside a mobile location-based messaging app. In the end, you will have a mobile app with your own backend consisting of different AWS services including: Amazon Cognito, Amazon Mobile Analytics, Amazon SNS Push Notification, Amazon S3, Amazon CloudFront, Amazon CloudSearch, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon SQS, and AWS Elastic Beanstalk.
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Intermediate
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
12PM-1:30PM Spooky Bits, An Intro To Quantum Computing No one really understands the strange world of quantum mechanics, but that doesn't mean we can't use what we don't understand. This presentation starts out with a basic overview of the strange Quantum Mechanic properties that make Quantum Computing possible. We then discuss Quantum Entanglement and how the Q-bit (Quantum Bit) works to provide calculating abilities that cannot be done by classical computers. The presentation wraps up with a discussion about the possible future and the quantum implications of future Artificial Intelligence. Register here »
All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM- 6PM IoT Hack Day: AWS Pop-up Loft Hack Series-Sponsored by Intel Join developers, AWS engineers and other cloud ninjas for an IoT Hack Day from the AWS Pop-up Loft Hack Series. Hackers will learn how to build a connected devices using Intel Edison and Grove Starter Kit. We will teach you how to build a connected maraca – a unique IoT device app that leverages Amazon Kinesis, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Cognito and many other services. We’ll supply the coffee, pizza, root beer and other essentials.
Register here »
All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
6PM-8PM Compliance is hard: Two Worlds at Odds DevOps and Compliance are two very different worlds. If your company is going to achieve attestation or certification, it's usually the DevOps side of the house that has to give in. We'll have a frank discussion on what compliance means to you as a DevOps practitioner, areas where the two worlds collide, and how to use DevOps and automation to your advantage in an audit. The AWS Pop-up Loft edition will be much more specific to compliance on AWS.Register here » Intermediate
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
10AM-6PM
Ask an Architect Walk-in anytime between 10AM and 6PM for a 1:1, 60-minute session with a member of the AWS technical team. No appointment is necessary, but are available. Don’t be shy, we’re here to help with the AWS foundational questions and the highly technical ones tied to your specific use case. So, bring your questions about AWS architecture, cost optimization, services and features, and anything else AWS-related. Register here » All levels
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