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Get no-cost, in-person training and hands-on help at the AWS Federal Learning Days

US federal customers can get in-person no-cost training, hands-on help, and more at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Federal Learning Days. From September 12-15, AWS will hold AWS Federal Learning Days at our HQ2 location in Arlington, VA. Built for a range of federal customers, from mission owners to cloud technical experts to IT managers, AWS Federal Learning days can help you improve your cloud knowledge and learn new ways to achieve your mission outcomes. What will you find at AWS Federal Learning Days?

AWS educational sessions for customers in federal government

Whether you’re a cloud expert or just beginning your journey, the daily AWS training sessions at the AWS Federal Learning Days will cover a range of technical and mission-oriented topics to help hone your skills. From creating a security compliant cloud environment, to using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for fraud detection, to getting ready for the quantum era—you can pick and choose sessions to attend based on your current cloud needs. Register now for one or multiple classes from the four-day schedule. Seating is limited, so we encourage you to register today.

Daily session themes include:

Monday, September 12: AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials for government

Join us for a full day training for an introduction to AWS Cloud concepts and AWS core services for compute, storage, database, and networking. Hear AWS technical experts who support government customers explain key features and use cases, share best practices, and walk through brief technical demos.

Tuesday, September 13: AWS Cloud for your mission

Learn how AWS Cloud helps you turn ideas into mission outcomes—creating new ways to increase efficiency and serve citizens. The morning sessions will consist of 30-minute rapid talks on mission-oriented topics, such as digital transformation, modernization, innovation, and culture, followed by 60-minute tactical sessions covering cloud economics, procurement best practices, and data center consolidation in the afternoon.

Wednesday, September 14: AWS for data

Join AWS technical experts for a full day of sessions covering data protection, big data, data lakes, business intelligence analytics, purpose-built databases, improving backups using storage, and AI and ML for fraud detection.

Thursday, September 15: AWS for security, governance, and compliance

Creating the right governance model for your organization may seem like a complex task, but it doesn’t have to be. Throughout the day’s sessions, explore ways to implement security best practices, improve governance, meet compliance standards, and utilize AWS services for sensitive and regulated workloads.

Dive deep with AWS experts at the “ask an expert” bar

AWS solutions architects will be onsite to give one-on-one project guidance from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM EST. Simply walk up to the bar and dive into your cloud questions. Once you’re on track, take advantage of the co-working space or join one of the educational sessions in progress.

Connect and network in the co-working space

Located across the river from Washington, DC, our HQ2 space offers comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and views of the Potomac River and DC landmarks. The co-working space is designed for you to settle in and immerse yourself in your projects. Onsite, you can collaborate and network with like-minded mission-oriented peers. Complimentary coffee and snacks will be served.

Register now for AWS Federal Learning Days and find a full schedule of sessions. Seating is limited each day, so register today.

Learn more about AWS for federal government missions at the cloud computing for federal government hub. Do you have other questions about how AWS can support your mission? Reach out to the AWS Public Sector Team today.

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