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It’s back: Register for the in-person AWS Summit in Washington, DC

The AWS Summit Washington, DC is back. Deepen your cloud knowledge and gain new skills to design and deploy solutions in the cloud to accelerate your mission at the annual, no-cost, in-person event. Across breakout sessions, chalk talks, builders’ sessions, workshops, and more, learn how the public sector is accelerating their missions in a post-pandemic world. Hear from customers about their innovative advancements using the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. In the keynote and fireside chat hosted by Max Peterson, vice president of worldwide public sector at AWS, learn from our customers’ and partners’ successes from the past year.

Registration is now open for the no-cost, in-person event, taking place September 28-29, 2021 at Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Choose your learning journey, no matter your knowledge of the cloud

Whether you are “new to the cloud” or “run complex workloads on AWS” there is a learning track for you. Choose content based on your knowledge level: introductory, intermediate, advanced, or expert. Check out the full list of more than 150 sessions in the full content catalog.

Customer speakers from AARP, Amtrak, Blackboard, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Community College of Rhode Island, Department of Defense (Dod), Department of Interior, Descartes Lab, Fannie Mae, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), FINRA, Ginnie Mae, George Washington University (GWU), HawkEye 360, International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC), iNaturalist, Infosys, Ivy Tech Community College, Leidos, Mercy Corps, Miami Dade College, Minnesota Department of Health, Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), NASA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Notre Dame University, Polaris, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), Rush University Medical Center, San Joaquin County, U.S. Small Business Administration, Stanford University School of Medicine’s Healthcare Innovation Lab, UC San Diego Health, University of the District of Columbia (UDC), University of Arkansas, Ursa Space, US Navy, Valencia College, Veterans Affairs, and more will speak on topics from artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), security and compliance, migration, data analytics, modern applications, emerging trends, and more. AWS subject matter experts, customers, and AWS Partners will discuss a broad range of issues including migration, data security, sustainability, zero trust, mission expansion, skills transformation, social impact and more. Check out the full list of breakout sessions.

Expand your knowledge with hands-on learning experiences

Want to learn more beyond breakouts? AWS Summit Washington, DC will also feature builders’ sessions, chalk talks, and workshops. In builders’ sessions, AWS experts guide small groups as you build a service or product on your own laptop, and experiment alongside the AWS expert. In chalk talks, AWS experts lead a small audience through interactive sessions to work through problems and solutions on a digital whiteboard as the discussion unfolds. In workshops, you have a chance to participate in interactive learning sessions where you work in small group teams to solve problems using AWS services.

Like to speak to someone one on one? Stop by the AWS Universe to speak with AWS experts and industry specialists to learn more AWS products, programs, and solutions. Also on hand to expand your cloud journey: the AWS Training and Certifications team, to help you get equipped with the knowledge it takes to move your company and career forward, and AWS Partners to help you unlock agility and innovation for your business.

And developers and aspiring AI practitioners—start your engines. Compete in the world’s first global, autonomous racing league—the AWS DeepRacer League. Take your model from the classroom to the track where you can win prizes, glory, and walk away with hands on experience with reinforcement learning, advanced ML, and AWS DeepRacer technology.

Set the stage in the keynote

In the Summit keynote, Max Peterson, vice president of AWS worldwide public sector, shares how organizations like yours can continue to push boundaries. He’ll take a look at the latest learnings, trends, and innovative advancements happening among public sector organizations across the globe. In the keynote as well as the closing fireside chat, Max will share the stage with several public sector customers as they share their stories of leveraging the cloud to further drive their missions.

Register and join us in Washington, DC in September

Registration is now open for the AWS Summit Washington, DC. Secure your spot today.

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Yoonha Campbell

Yoonha Campbell

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

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.