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Announcing our 2018 Keynotes for the AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, D.C.

We are excited to announce the lineup of keynote speakers joining us on the main stage for the ninth annual AWS Public Sector Summit June 20-21st at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. These visionaries will share strategies and tactics for shaping culture, building new skillsets, saving costs, and achieving missions.

We will kick off the Summit week with an Industry Pre-Day and hear from Rob Meyerson, Senior Vice President, Blue Origin during our first-ever Earth and Space on AWS event: “The Earth is Just our Starting Place.”

On the morning of June 20th, Teresa Carlson, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services, will present a keynote focused on how public sector organizations are taking on the role of “builders” on behalf of citizens.

Teresa will be joined by:

  • Pamela C. Dyson, Chief Information Officer, The Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Taylor Carol, Chief Evangelist, ZOTT
  • Sean Roche, Deputy Director, DDI, Central Intelligence Agency
  • Professor Swaine Chen, Genome Institute of Singapore

Our afternoon mainstage presentation will feature Tom Soderstrom, IT Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, with a talk about “Innovation on the Edge.”

Learn more about these speakers who will be joining us at the AWS Public Sector Summit and register if you haven’t already. See you soon!


Join us for the AWS Public Sector Summit – Washington, DC on June 20-21, 2018. With over 100 breakout sessions led by visionaries, experts, and peers, you’ll take home new strategies and tactics for shaping culture, building new skillsets, saving costs, and achieving your mission.

Don’t miss Deloitte’s session on “Debunking the Myth of Lift and Shift.” View the detailed agenda here.

And hear more from Deloitte in this video.