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AWS Events for June and July of 2010

The AWS Marketing Team has been cooking up a number of really good events. Here’s what we have in store for you in June:


I took this photo earlier this year when I visited NY, PA, and DC in the same week.

June 15th – Jinesh Varia will discuss architectural design patterns in cloud computing at the NYJavaSIG group meeting (Credit Suisse office)

June 16th – Amazon’s Deepak Singh will be on a Panel at Design Automation 2010 Conference

June 17th – The Empower Your Business with AWS and SAP event will take place at the Plug and Play Tech Center in Silicon Valley. You’ll get to hear from SAP and Amazon executives including AWS VP Adam Selipsky. A panel of VCs will discuss industry trends and opportunities to build businesses in the cloud. The formal event starts at 3:00 PM and runs until 6:00 PM; there’s a networking reception afterward.

June 18th – AWS Evangelist Simone Brunozzi will speak at Broadcast Asia in Singapore.

June 22nd – Amazon’s Peter Cohen will join Vinod Muthukrishnan and Praveen Kumar of MarketSimplified at the SIFMA (Security Industry and Financial Markets Association) Financial Services Expo at the Hilton in New York.  Their session, CO-CREATE : INNOVATE : ENGAGE – Mobility Solutions Leveraging the Cloud, will run from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM.

June 23rd – At the same conference, Peter Cohen will take place in a 10:15 AM panel discussion on Market Data From the Clouds, along with Stephane Dubois of Xignite, Peter Hald of CME Group and Jonathan Thursby of BGCantor.

June 24th-25th – A pair of instructors from the BioTeam will present a two day training class called Fundamentals: AWS for Science and Engineering. The course description says that “attendees will gain a rock solid understanding of AWS and how it can best be applied to use in research applications. Training topics are covered with a split focus on enabling legacy applications while also covering in detail the emerging body of cloud best-practices and reference architectures, leaving attendees prepared for both today and tomorrow.”

June 24th – The AWS Cloud For the Enterprise event will take place at the Marriott Marquis in New York’s Times Square. The formal part of the event will run from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM, with a reception to follow. Amazon CTO Werner Vogels and other Amazonians will be speaking, as will some AWS customers.

June 24th – AWS Evangelist Simone Brunozzi will speak at Data Centre Green Tech in Singapore.

June 25th – AWS Evangelist Simone Brunozzi will speat at DC Strategics in Singapore.

June 25th – the AWS Start-Up Project will take place at the same hotel. This event will also run from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM and will also be followed by a reception. Again, Werner and other Amazonians will take the stage, along with some more AWS customers.

June 28th – We’ll be participating in the BigDataCamp in Santa Clara, California. There will be a workshop and free credits to let you get started with Amazon Elastic MapReduce.

June 29th – We are sponsoring the Hadoop Summit. Peter Sirota of the Amazon Elastic MapReduce team will deliver the keynote and Deepak Singh will be on a Panel. Doors open at 8 AM at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara.

June 29th – The Seattle AWS User Group is meeting at Amazon’s new headquarters in the South Lake Union district. Steve Riley will be speaking about AWS security; the other scheduled talk covers using Hadoop for log collection and analysis.

July 20 – The AWS Cloud for the Enterprise event will move west, landing at the Sofitel Los Angeles for another1:30 PM to 5:00 PM session, keynoted by the peripatetic Werner Vogels.

Note: We are still finalizing the roster of customer presentations for the Enterprise and Start-Up Events. If you are local to the city in question and would like to be considered, please contact Nihar Bihani.

You can also check out the AWS Events page to learn about other AWS events and user group meetings.

— Jeff;