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[Updated 10/14] Media & Entertainment Guide to AWS re:Invent 2019

From December 2 to December 6, more than 60,000 attendees will spread out across six venues on the Las Vegas Strip, which promises to make re:Invent 2019 the biggest re:Invent yet.

For M&E attendees looking to get the most out of their experience, follow the steps below:

  • Register for re:Invent
  • Take a look at all of the M&E sessions available, as well as lots of other information including logistics and additional activities, in our curated M&E Attendee Guide.
    • Start planning your schedule now by favoriting sessions you are interested in. Seat reservations open October 15.
  • Check back on this post regularly, as we’ll continually update it to reflect the newest information.

M&E Session Spotlights

With over 45 M&E-related sessions across breakouts, workshops, chalk talks, and builder sessions, we have something for media business leaders, technologists, and developers alike.

Breakout Sessions

  • CMP203  Studio in the cloud: Content production on AWS
  • MDS201  Latest Media & Entertainment industry news from AWS
  • MDS202-R  Optimizing live video feeds to the cloud and the consumer
  • MDS311-R  Live broadcasting on AWS
  • MDS313-R  Hotstar – Live streaming at record scale


  • CMP319-R  Deploy graphic desktops for content production on AWS
  • MDS402-R  Media analysis evolved
  • MDS403  Launch a live video channel in minutes
  • MDS404  Automate, accelerate, and appreciate your VOD workflows
  • MDS405-R  UnicornFlix: Building a video-on-demand app with AWS

Chalk Talks 

  • MDS305  Breaking news: Deploy global content distribution in minutes
  • MDS306-R  Building resilient live streaming video workflows
  • MDS307-R  Are you well-architected? Best practices for media workloads
  • MDS401-R  Building resilient live streaming video workflows
  • MDS408  Building and refining AI Models with Human-in-the-loop workflows

Builders Sessions 

  • MDS308-R  Create multi-language video with automated subtitling
  • MDS309-R  Build basic live video workflows
  • MDS310-R  Build basic video-on-demand workflows
  • MDS406-R  Extract value from content archives with Media Insights Engine
  • MDS407-R  Migrate media assets with Media2Cloud

M&E AWS Village Demos

Stop by to see our two demos in the AWS Village and talk with Media & Entertainment experts.

Demo Pod

Stop by to talk to Media & Entertainment-focused Solutions Architects who can answer all your questions and show you what services and solutions AWS has to offer.

Pop-A-Shot Interactive Demo

Compete with other attendees to see how many baskets you can make in 45 seconds while watching Media and Machine Learning services in action. Track your standing throughout re:Invent on the live leaderboard.

Meet with an M&E Expert

If you have a specific topic you’d like to discuss, we will have representatives from each of the categories below available for meetings at re:Invent. Please reach out to your Account Manager to coordinate.

  • M&E business development and marketing leaders.
  • Service team experts in content production, supply chain, and content distribution.
  • Solutions Architects and Professional Services who have helped hundreds of customers implement media workflows.