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The AWS Lofts are a place where startups and developers can meet over coffee, work on their apps, attend educational sessions, and get in-person answers to AWS technical questions – all at no cost.

Gain hands-on experience through free technical workshops on serverless, containers, AI, machine learning and more. Or, sharpen your startup business acumen by attending best practice sessions that include fundraising and marketing. Plus, network and learn first-hand from other hot startups, VCs, and accelerators.

525 Market Street, 2nd Floor (Courtyard Entrance), San Francisco, CA

Open Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm
Check our calendar for exceptions to these hours.

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August 20

Designing Mindful Machines: Assuming Responsibility for the Mistakes our Machines Make

During this fireside chat, Sift Science CEO Jason Tan will unpack the complexities in where you pull your data from and outline several proactive steps you can take to make sure bias doesn’t happen in the first place - or course-correct if and when it does. Learn more.

August 20-21

Machine Learning Workshops

Learn more about building machine learning applications at speed and scale. You'll learn how to quickly add intelligence to any application with API-driven services and you'll explore a variety of real world use cases to see how you can add ML to your applications today. Learn more.

August 23

Strange Bedfellows: Lessons Learned as a Startup Working with the Government

During this fireside chat, VP of Engineering at Nuna, Clint Talbert, will share benefits and lessons learned in working with a governmental “super client” – including how and when to say “no”, surprises found in digging through U.S. data, and best practices on how startups can use their big customers to advance their own company’s mission. Learn more.

August 27-30

Database Week

Learn about Amazon’s broad and deep family of managed database services. These services provide easy, scalable, reliable, and cost-effective ways to manage your data in the cloud. We explain the fundamentals and take a technical deep dive into several services. Learn more.


AWS Customer Co-working and Ask An Architect Bar

Open Daily, Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm (exceptions noted below)

10:00AM-6:15PM

Machine Learning Week

Learn more about building machine learning applications at speed and scale. You'll learn how to quickly add intelligence to any application with API-driven services and you'll explore a variety of real world use cases to see how you can add ML to your applications today. 

Register
7:00PM-9:00PM

Designing Mindful Machines

During this fireside chat, Sift Science CEO Jason Tan will unpack these complexities and outline several proactive steps you can take to make sure bias doesn’t happen in the first place—or course-correct if and when it does. He’ll also answer questions about other startup concerns, such as scaling and  crowdsourcing a business idea.

Drinks and networking to follow.

Register
10:00AM-6:15PM

Machine Learning Week

Learn more about building machine learning applications at speed and scale. You'll learn how to quickly add intelligence to any application with API-driven services and you'll explore a variety of real world use cases to see how you can add ML to your applications today. 

 

Register
     

Strange Bedfellows: Lessons Learned as a Startup Working with the Government

How can startups inject change, impact a lot of people who need help, and disrupt a highly-regulated industry that values stability and fears change? 

During this fireside chat, VP of Engineering at Nuna, Clint Talbert, will share benefits and lessons learned in working with a governmental “super client” – including how and when to say “no”, surprises found in digging through U.S. data, sales and organizational scaling tactics - while keeping your core team scrappy, and best practices on how startups can use their big customers, including the U.S. Government, to advance their own company’s mission.

Drinks and networking reception to follow.

Register
10:00AM-5:30PM

Database Week | Managed Relational Databases on the Cloud

Learn about Amazon’s broad and deep family of managed database services. These services provide easy, scalable, reliable, and cost-effective ways to manage your data in the cloud. We explain the fundamentals and take a technical deep dive into several of our services. You'll will learn how to get started, how to support applications, and how to scale. Register here.

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10:00AM-5:15PM

Database Week | Database Freedom

Learn about Amazon’s broad and deep family of managed database services. These services provide easy, scalable, reliable, and cost-effective ways to manage your data in the cloud. We explain the fundamentals and take a technical deep dive into several of our services. You'll will learn how to get started, how to support applications, and how to scale. Register here.

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10:00AM-5:30PM

Database Week | The Non-Relational Revolution

Learn about Amazon’s broad and deep family of managed database services. These services provide easy, scalable, reliable, and cost-effective ways to manage your data in the cloud. We explain the fundamentals and take a technical deep dive into several of our services. You'll will learn how to get started, how to support applications, and how to scale. Register here.

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10:00AM-5:30PM

Database Week | Internet Scale Applications

Learn about Amazon’s broad and deep family of managed database services. These services provide easy, scalable, reliable, and cost-effective ways to manage your data in the cloud. We explain the fundamentals and take a technical deep dive into several of our services. You'll will learn how to get started, how to support applications, and how to scale. Register here.

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10:00AM-6:15PM

Machine Learning Week

Learn more about building machine learning applications at speed and scale. You'll learn how to quickly add intelligence to any application with API-driven services and you'll explore a variety of real world use cases to see how you can add ML to your applications today.

Registration opening soon.
       
10:00AM-6:15PM

Machine Learning Week

Learn more about building machine learning applications at speed and scale. You'll learn how to quickly add intelligence to any application with API-driven services and you'll explore a variety of real world use cases to see how you can add ML to your applications today.

Registration opening soon.
       
10:15AM-4:15PM

DataPalooza

In this workshop you will use AWS and Intel technologies to learn how to build, deploy, and run ML inference on the cloud as well as on the IoT Edge. You will learn to use Amazon SageMaker with Intel C5 Instances, AWS DeepLens, AWS Greengrass, Amazon Rekognition, and AWS Lambda to build an end-to-end IoT solution that performs machine learning.

Registration opening soon.
       

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