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AWS for Telecom programming highlights at re:Invent 2023

As the largest and most comprehensive Amazon Web Services (AWS) event, AWS re:Invent 2023 brings together the cloud computing community to connect, collaborate, and learn. With hundreds of sessions, workshops, and labs, it’s the perfect place for telco professionals to explore how AWS can help transform their business.

re:Invent offers an unparalleled opportunity to learn how AWS can work with you to transform operations, to help digitize industries and reimagine consumer experiences. Specifically, for telcos, re:Invent offers deep dives into telco specific challenges and opportunities such as building a sustainable, competitive and smart business, with 5G,  AI/ML and generative AI.

This year, highlights include, exciting transformation stories with leading telco customers Ericsson, Yahoo, Verizon, DISH, LGU+ and more. Hear how telco customers are leveraging AWS services such as Amazon Connect,  Amazon Sagemaker, Amazon Bedrock, AWS Wavelength, and working with leading partner solutions from our robust and mature partner community. Our telco specific sessions cover everything from AI driven sustainable 5G networks, to building personalized customer journeys powered by generative AI, and the integration of Telco API’s with AWS.

New to re:Invent?

re:Invent makes it easy to navigate the conference and get up to speed. The AWS Telco Guide can orient you, help you create a custom agenda, and introduce you to peers in the Telco community. You’ll leave with a strong foundation of knowledge, inspired with new ideas, and equipped to execute on your boldest cloud strategies.

For those who have attended before, each year brings fresh opportunities to go deeper on emerging applications such as generative AI for telocs, make new connections, and unlock more value from AWS.

Telecom specific sessions

Join AWS subject matter experts with deep knowledge of the telecom industry across the many breakout sessions, chalk talks, lighting talks and hands on workshops and builders’ sessions addressing topics of specific interest to telcos and their customers. There are 15 telco focused sessions plus, in the Expo at The Venetian, the opportunity to interact with our telco demos. Below is a list of the telco sessions you can also explore them in detail in the session catalog and filter by “Industry Telecommunications” to get tailored recommendations that align to your interests and business priorities. The broader agenda also features inspiring keynotes, hands-on workshops, and countless ways to expand your cloud skills.

Monday 27 November

TLC303: AWS AI/ML and generative AI workshop for telcos

Telcos are racing to invest in generative AI and find the best use cases to support their customers and businesses. In this workshop, use AWS AI/ML and generative AI tools to explore some of the most promising use cases for telcos. You must bring your laptop to participate.

COP230-S Building a next-gen 5G telecom network with AWS (sponsored by Mobi)

Improving customer experience has been a top priority for telecoms. In this lightning talk, explore how shifting from a legacy network to a digital cloud-native network with in-app instant eSIM and entitlement provisioning helps to achieve much-needed scalability, reliability, flexibility, and cost optimization, which are critical to enhance customer experience.

Tuesday 28 November

TLC 203: Building a sustainable, competitive and smart Telco with AWS

In this session, explore real-world examples of how AWS is helping telcos monetize their investments across platforms and industry-vertical services, manage the operationalization of AI/ML (including generative AI), and transform network core, transport, and access operations.

TLC302: At the cutting edge: AI driven sustainable 5G networks

In this session, explore groundbreaking telecom innovations from around the world. Learn about planning and deployment best practices for MVNO, public 5G, private 5G, and unique generative AI/ML-driven orchestration and automation use cases..

TLC202: Accelerate innovation with AWS and partner solutions for Telcos

This session will cover how AWS for Telecom is building custom-made and partner-led solutions, that help customers reduce churn, enhance personalization, gain real time insights, and cut operational costs – through real world customer and partner examples

PRO101: Seamless modernization and migration of media services with LG U+

In this session, you learn about some of the key patterns that helped LG U+ perform a seamless cutover from legacy services to AWS.

TLC306: How Yahoo built its data governance platform using data.all

Yahoo’s vision for next-generation data architecture is a federated data mesh that allows easy data sharing across organization boundaries and governs access in a secure and auditable way. In this chalk talk, learn about Yahoo’s use cases, the solution architecture, and how they overcame the challenges and successfully deployed the solution to production in four months.

TLC305: Personalized customer journeys powered by generative AI

Learn how Globe Telecom uses real-time customer journey analytics powered by the AWS Connected Customer Journey platform.

Wednesday 29 November

TLC 201: Ericson into the cloud

In this session hear how Ericsson broke records and achieved super savings in a fast move of major IT operations to the AWS Cloud. At the same time benefiting developers and businesses by transforming the advanced network capabilities and helping communication service providers monetize their investments in the network.

BIZ217: Empower superior contact center agent service with Amazon Connect

In this session learn how Amazon Connect and generative AI can help streamline customer journeys and conversations, automate workflows, and improve agent handling of complex and difficult customer inquiries. Hear firsthand from AWS and your peers on how they transformed their customer and agent experience with the cloud and AI.

Thursday 30 November

TLC401: Expanding telco 5G networks to the cloud

In this chalk talk, discover a best practice for building a hybrid network using AWS Transit Gateway and other VPC services, as well as techniques and AWS solutions that optimize costs and efficiency. Explore real-life examples of customers use of AWS services to achieve their individual objectives in the context of network transformation.

TLC301: 5G intelligent apps and networks with thousands of edge

In this builders’ session, learn how to plan and build a 5G network and also deploy service-aware applications to unlock the true potential of this next-generation technology. You must bring your laptop to participate.

TLC204: Integration of Telco APIs with AWS

Telcos are collaborating globally in an industry-wide initiative to expose network functionality through APIs to developers, enabling a new generation of “network-aware” applications. In this lightning talk, learn how AWS, in collaboration with telcos, can simplify the developer experience and integrate telecommunications APIs into global applications at scale.

HLC203: Building connected healthcare collaborations with telcos

Discover how AWS is working with telcos to simplify technology adoption for hospitals with private and direct connectivity, security and mission-critical application migration into the cloud, 5G, and edge solutions.

Telecom focused demos:

For an opportunity to talk with AWS for Telecom experts and to see firsthand a range of telco specific demos visit the Expo at The Venetian where we will showcase solutions that are transforming telcos, helping to digitize industries and reimagining the consumer experience.

We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas for re:Invent 2023 check out this attendee guide for your curated list of must-attend telco focused sessions and events. If you haven’t already you can register here to experience what’s sure to be an exciting and informative experience.

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