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Tag: Conferences & User Groups

Event: AWS Community Day in San Francisco

Spring is in the air, new technologies are budding, and the community is buzzing. Which means it’s also springtime in the city by the bay and AWS is thrilled to announce an exciting event, AWS Community Day. AWS Community Day is a community-led event in San Francisco where AWS Community Heroes, user group leaders, and […]

Launch Your Start-up at AWS re:Invent

We will have plenty of content and activities for start-ups at this year’s AWS re:Invent conference. In addition to the training bootcamps that will give you the technical knowledge needed to build your AWS-powered startup, we have a wide variety of sessions to help you learn about AWS and to hear how your peers are […]

The AWS Report – Tracy Laxdal Discusses AWS re:Invent

In the latest episode of The AWS Report, I spoke with my colleague Tracy Laxdal to learn more about what she and her team are planning for this year’s AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. We talked about what it was like to walk in to the keynote in the presence of 6,000 AWS users […]

Training Bootcamps at AWS re:Invent

Would you like to spend an entire day learning more about a particular aspect of AWS? Do you want to start from scratch with an introductory course, do you want to polish your skills with an advanced class in scalability, operations, or game development, or are you looking for something in-between? As part of AWS […]

Meet the AWS Team at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco

My colleagues in AWS Marketing have some big plans for Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco. Opening on September 22nd, this conference is so big and so busy that it actually spills over into the streets of the city. Enterprise database users from all over the world converge on this event and we’re thrilled to be […]

Scientific / Academic / Non-Profit Poster Session at AWS re:Invent

Many academic and scientific conferences include a poster session. What’s That?Researchers describe their research and their results on an informative poster which they bring to the conference, where it is set up for display. The researchers stand by their posters to answer questions about the work and to discuss it with the attendees. Posters sessions […]

Get Ready for AWS re:Invent – Registration is Open!

Planning for this year’s AWS re:Invent conference started just days after we returned home from Las Vegas last fall and now we’re ready to share them with you! AWS re:Invent will return to Las Vegas, running from November 12 to 15 at the Venetian Hotel and the adjoining Conference Center. We have pulled out all […]

AWS User Group Road Trip (aka “Hit the Road, Jeff”)

In the last ten years I have spoken at AWS, PHP, Linux, Perl, Java, and .NET user groups in the US, Europe, and Asia. User groups are simultaneously less formal and more intense than conference sessions. Instead of the usual 20-30 minutes allotted to a speaker at a conference, a good session at a user […]