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How to make the most of your AWS Summit Washington, DC experience

On September 28-29, 2021, Amazon Web Services (AWS) will be holding the AWS Summit Washington, DC at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Attendees can deepen their cloud knowledge and gain new skills to design and deploy solutions in the cloud to accelerate missions, with content running from 8:00AM to 5:00PM ET on Tuesday, September 28 and from 8:00AM to 12:00PM ET on Wednesday, September 29.  If you’re planning on attending, or thinking about attending, how can you make the most of your AWS Summit Washington DC experience, before you go and at the event?

Download the event mobile app to plan your experience

Download the event mobile app to have everything you need to know about the AWS Summit Washington, DC on the go. Build your own agenda with the types of sessions and experiences you want to attend, and discover what might be best for you based on your cloud journey. The event mobile app also outlines other event activities and COVID-19 safety protocols.

Use your mobile device to scan the QR code below, or follow this link:

Once you’ve downloaded the app, navigate to the catalog, search and select the sessions you want to attend and click the star next to session title. These sessions will now appear in your calendar and you’ll be able to provide session feedback. You can also browse the full catalog of sessions here.

Use the agenda at a glance to choose your own adventure

In the agenda at a glance, you can get a detailed guide of all event breakout sessions, including their date, time, and locations—in a handy one-pager. Use the agenda to identify the best learning path for you based on you, from new to the cloud to running advanced workloads on the cloud. Browse the agenda at a glance here, and check out the full catalog of sessions here.

Take advantage of learning opportunities outside of breakout sessions

With the in-person event means in-person opportunity to learn from AWS experts and peers. Join a builders’ sessions led by an AWS expert as they guide you on a build of your own. Check out chalk talks to get a highly interactive experience with AWS experts as they walk through a problem and solution. Compete in the AWS DeepRacer competition for a chance to win prize and glory as you get hands-on experience with machine learning.

Catch the latest stories from your peers accelerating their missions with the cloud

On September 28 at 11:00 AM ET, watch the keynote hosted by Max Peterson, vice president of public sector at AWS. In the keynote, you’ll learn about the latest innovative advancements happening across the public sector and hear key learnings on how to continue to push boundaries with the cloud. Learn more about the customer speakers. Then check out the fireside later that day at 4:00 PM ET, when Max is joined by Dr. Shafiq Rab the executive vice president, chief digital officer, and CIO of Wellforce, as they discussing the transformation of healthcare delivery. Also don’t miss out on the networking opportunities throughout the in-person event.

Tune in remotely with on-demand viewing

If you’re unable to attend sessions in person, you can watch remotely with the on-demand streaming site. However, the AWS Summit, Washington DC is catered to an in-person audience, so not all content will be available following the event. View the livestream agenda here. The livestream will be available starting on Tuesday, September 28 at 9:00 AM EDT. Join virtually here.

Registration is still open for the AWS Summit Washington DC. Secure your spot for this in-person event today.

Dimitra Hatzudis

Dimitra Hatzudis

Dimitra Hatzudis manages event content for large scale worldwide public sector events at Amazon Web Services (AWS). She is based in Washington, D.C.

Yoonha Campbell

Yoonha Campbell

Yoonha Campbell leads event content for large scale Summit events at Amazon Web Services (AWS).