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Get prepared for re:Invent 2022: A public sector guide

Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent returns to Las Vegas, Nevada for 2022, from November 28 through December 2. The annual event helps customers and partners reimagine what’s possible in digital innovation by learning what’s new with AWS, growing their knowledge, and getting inspired by the global cloud community. How can public sector attendees prepare for re:Invent and make the most of their experience?

Tailor your schedule with re:Invent Attendee Guides by industry

With hundreds of session options, you can narrow down options to those most relevant for public sector organizations with industry-specific guides and tracks. Check out the re:Invent Healthcare and Life Sciences Attendee Guide, the re:Invent Aerospace and Satellite Attendee Guide, the re:Invent Education and EdTech Attendee Guide, and the re:Invent Nonprofit Attendee Guide. Browse the full session catalog to find all of the breakout sessions, chalk talks, workshops, and more.

Build your personalized agenda and reserve seats

Many re:Invent sessions require registration and reservations. Some reservations are still available, and some walk-ups are available onsite. Register today to plan your time in Las Vegas.

Download the event mobile app

Download the AWS Events app to browse, favorite, and register for the sessions you’ve been eyeing. Find and reserve open seats, figure out any scheduling conflicts, and get details on real-time estimates for shuttles and other needs. The app can also help you sync reservations and events to your personal calendar.

Look for inspiration from public sector leaders and customers

Organizations need to adapt to keep pace with the evolving needs of end-users. Get inspired in the AWS Public Sector Leadership Session, “Building for a better future: Agility, speed, and resilience.” Join Max Peterson, vice president of AWS worldwide public sector, for a discussion with Dr. Peggy Whitson, astronaut, and Matthew Fraser, chief technology officer for New York City. Learn how the transformative power of the cloud enables organizations to move with speed and agility, while making sure workloads stay secure. Hear these leaders’ innovative stories and get insights that will help you reimagine what’s possible.

Hear stories of innovation from AWS Partners in the AWS Public Sector Partner Breakout Session, “Partnering to capitalize on public sector innovation,” led by Jeff Kratz, general manager of AWS worldwide public sector partners. The session is Tuesday, November 29, 2022, from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (PST); reservations are required.

Make plans to attend the AWS Public Sector ReceptionAWS Public Sector Reception theme logo, Through the Looking Cloud

Be sure to join the AWS Worldwide Public Sector Reception to have fun and unwind with your industry peers and fellow cloud enthusiasts, on Wednesday, November 30 from 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. When you go “Through the Looking Cloud” at Kaos Night Club at Palms Casino Resort, you can connect with colleagues, enjoy food and drinks, dance, and play games. All you need is your re:Invent badge. Guests must be 21 and over.

Set aside time for networking

Throughout the week, there are multiple lounges, happy hours, and other events to mix and mingle with peers and AWS employees. Make sure you talk to your AWS account representative to understand what you shouldn’t miss.

Factor in time to meander and learn more

Be sure to pick up the official re:Invent SWAG in person, check out the Public Sector Pavilion in the Expo to meet AWS Partners and experts, and join bootcamps to deepen your confidence with AWS services and prep for AWS Certification. Also scope out the AWS Disaster Response Rolling Lab at the Caesars Forum Plaza.

Learn how to re:Invent (for novices and experts)

Check out the video series “How to re:Invent” to hear tips, tricks, and more from AWS team members. Watch episode five to learn more about how to plan your week onsite.

Follow the action on social media

Get even more announcements, customer and expert interviews, and behind-the-scenes content by following the #reInvent hashtag on Twitter and by following @AWS_Gov, @AWS_Edu, and @AWS_Nonprofits on Twitter. Make sure to follow Jeff Kratz for new announcements, shout-outs, and behind-the-scenes from re:Invent. Jeff will be hosting and posting exciting moments with a focus on the public sector. Follow Jeff on Twitter or on LinkedIn to stay up-to-date with the latest news from re:Invent 2022.

Don’t miss out if you can’t travel – register for virtual attendance

If you can’t attend the event in Vegas, you can watch remotely register to watch remotely. All keynotes and leadership sessions will be livestreamed and available on demand. After the event, breakout sessions will be available to stream; closed captioning will be available as well. Keynotes and leadership sessions will have translations in eight languages. There will also be other livestreamed events, like behind-the-scenes programming, commentary from special guests, and more.

Register now to take your AWS knowledge to the next level

Register now for re:Invent 2022. Plan your time in Las Vegas to make the most of the available sessions, get inspired by the global cloud community, and learn the latest from AWS.

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