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Join AWS in Hong Kong for RISE 2018

AWS is headed to Hong Kong the week of July 9th for the 2018 RISE conference, which is Asia’s largest tech conference. Over 15,000 attendees from over 100 countries are expected to stop by throughout the week.

AWS is excited to be a part of the action in Incense Harbour and will be hosting a variety of activities, including the following:

  • Mentor Hours is aimed at providing hundreds of startups the opportunity and time to ask one-on-one questions and connect with media experts, top speakers, and lead investors.
  • The AWS Developer Theater will feature AWS Technical Evangelists who will be delivering a variety of talks, ranging from topics such as “Creating and Publishing AR and VR Apps with Amazon Sumerian” and “Intro to AWS for Mobile Developers.” If you’re interested in diving deep into technologies and learning more, check out the full, three-day schedule for the theater below.
  • Ask a Startup Expert Bar will highlight our own Startup Solution Architects and Business Development team members, who will be onsite and available to answer your company-specific questions.

AWS Developer Workshop Schedule | Tuesday, July 10th

  • 10:00AM – Ian Massingham: Getting Started with AWS for Developers
  • 11:00AM – Gabe Hollombe: How to: Build a CI/CD Pipeline with AWS CodeStar
  • 12:00PM – Donnie Prakoso: Getting Started with Containers on AWS
  • 1:00PM – Shaun Ray: Introduction to Serverless Application Architecture
  • 2:00PM – Adrian Hall: Intro to AWS for Mobile Developers
  • 3:00PM – Shaun Ray: How to: Avoid Common Mistakes as You Scale
  • 4:00PM – Gabe Hollombe: Creating & Publishing AR & VR Apps with Amazon Sumerian

AWS Developer Workshop Schedule | Wednesday, July 11th

  • 10:00AM – Ian Massingham: Intro to AI & Machine Learning at Amazon
  • 11:00AM – Gabe Hollombe: Getting Started with Amazon AI Services for Developers
  • 12:00PM – Ian Massingham: How to: Build Intelligent Chatbots with Amazon Lex
  • 1:00PM – Julien Simon: Deep Learning for Developers
  • 2:00PM – Shaun Ray: Natural Language Processing for Data Analytics
  • 3:00PM – Julien Simon: Supercharge Creation of ML Capabilities with Amazon SageMaker
  • 4:00PM – Julien Simon: Creating Inference Services with AWS Lambda & Chalice

AWS Developer Workshop Schedule | Thursday, July 12th

  • 10:00AM – Donnie Prakoso: Microservices for Startups
  • 11:00AM – Gabe Hollombe: Serverless for Mobile Developers
  • 12:00PM – Donnie Prakoso: How to: Simplify Container Deployment & Operations with Amazon ECS & Fargate
  • 1:00PM– Adrian Hall: How to: Build Data Driven Apps with GraphQL & AWS AppSync
  • 2:00PM – Shaun Ray: Serverless Architectural Patterns
  • 3:00PM – Donnie Prakoso: Coordinating Microservices with AWS Step Functions
  • 4:00PM – Evangelists: Theatre Review & Ask the Experts

To stay up to date with all of the happenings at RISE 2018, be sure to follow @AWSstartups on Twitter! And check out the following video from Collision 2018, to get a sense of what to expect:

Erin Schoch

Erin Schoch

Erin Schoch currently works in Startup Marketing at AWS. Prior to joining Amazon, Erin worked in Event Operations for the San Diego Padres after graduating from the University of San Diego.