Agenda: Day One

 Wednesday, 18 May 2022

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To help you get the most out of your AWS Summit Online experience, we have curated our content to cover a broad range of topics and technical depth, tailored to your job role and key responsibilities. Topics you can learn about include AI/ML, data and analytics, security, building on AWS, migration and modernisation, operations and optimisation, startup best-practices, and business growth.

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  • Keynote
  • Keynote

    In this keynote you will hear from AWS executives and local Australian and New Zealand customers as they discuss exciting innovations that make AWS the best place to run your applications, while also making better, faster, and more sustainable decisions with your data. Learn how you can harness the power of the data in your organisation, and put it to work to gain business advantage.

    Speakers:
    Rianne van Veldhuizen, Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand, AWS
    Rahul Pathak, Vice President, Analytics, AWS
    Shailesh Manga, Chief Digital Officer, Vector
    Marnie Baker, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank
    Vicki Miller, General Manager Customer Technology, Kmart Australia

  • Studio Shows
  • Studio Shows

    Watch our Studio Shows for keynote and breakout deep dives, diversity, equity, and inclusion sessions, and learn how AWS services are enabling customers to build a sustainable future with demos. See how to build, deploy, and operate sustainable environments to drive your organisation forward, and innovate on behalf of your customers.

    On-demand
    Studio Show
    Welcome

    In this session, you’ll watch Tiffany Bloomquist, Country Manager for Commercial Operations, New Zealand, AWS and Dean Samuels, Chief Technologist, AWS. Hear what they're excited about learning from the keynote, and find out what is in store for Studio Shows.

    Tiffany Bloomquist, Country Manager for Commercial Operations, New Zealand, AWS
    Dean Samuels, Chief Technologist, AWS

    On-demand
    Studio Show
    Diversity, equity, and inclusion

    At AWS, we believe that technology should be built in a way that’s inclusive, diverse, and equitable. Watch to hear how we cultivate a culture of inclusion, and learn more about initiatives and programs that further our efforts to remove racial bias, increase representation, and foster a more equitable and accessible environment for all.

    Tiffany Bloomquist, Country Manager for Commercial Operations, New Zealand, AWS
    Dean Samuels, Chief Technologist, AWS

    On-demand
    Studio Show
    Demos: The future of sustainability and environment

    Watch the AWS Studio Shows demos and learn how AWS services are enabling customers to build a sustainable future. Find out the steps you can take to reduce your carbon footprint by moving your workloads to the cloud and taking advantage of AWS’ global infrastructure. Then, come on a journey of a mock farm set displacing agriculture, crops, water, and infrastructure, as we share how IoT sensors provide live data monitoring for improved decision making.

    Tiffany Bloomquist, Country Manager for Commercial Operations, New Zealand, AWS
    James Ousby, Principal Solutions Architect, AWS 

    On-demand
    Studio Show
    Wednesday wrap

    Wrap up AWS Summit day one with a Q&A session as our breakout speakers share additional insights and provide you with the next steps for your cloud journey. Then, hear from our AWSome AWS Community members as we dive deep into artificial intelligence and machine learning.

    Tiffany Bloomquist, Country Manager for Commercial Operations, New Zealand, AWS
    Dean Samuels, Chief Technologist, AWS

  • Architect
  • Architect

    Level 100 - 300 | Introductory - Advanced

    With technology and practices evolving at a rapid pace, the task of designing well-architected systems becomes both a science and an art. This track will help you navigate design considerations, patterns, best practices, trade-offs and trends, to help solve your business challenges faster.

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    10 unconventional tips for cloud architects

    Making architecting decisions in the face of ambiguity and uncertainty is one of the architect’s hardest jobs. In this session, we cover 10 top tips and hard-learned lessons for architects, from an architect, to help you make better decisions.

    Speaker: Chris Buckley, Senior Partner Management Solutions Architect, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    Making strategic cloud architecture decisions

    Creating, evolving or pivoting your architecture? Architecting a cloud environment on AWS involves making many decisions. When you are early in your cloud journey, you first need to decide on fundamental capabilities like networking and connectivity, security, management and governance of your cloud environment. If you’ve already established your AWS cloud foundations, at some point you’ll need to evaluate your initial decisions in light of growth and ongoing business changes. Watch this session to learn how to approach key decisions and make strategic architecture choices as your organisation evolves.

    Speaker: Emily Arnautovic, Principal Solutions Architect, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 300 | Advanced

    End-to-end MLOps for architects

    Learn how to design an end-to-end machine learning architecture, one step at a time, graduating from a simple model deployment to a complex multi-model strategy. This session aims to help architects working with data scientists and machine learning engineers to implement machine learning use cases. Prior knowledge of and experience with core AWS services is recommended.

    Speaker: Sara van de Moosdijk, Senior AI/ML Partner Solutions Architect, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 300 | Advanced

    Global networks on AWS

    AWS has the largest global infrastructure footprint of any cloud provider. You can use this infrastructure to build a global network to interconnect your people, remote sites, and AWS cloud environments. Watch this session to learn about AWS network concepts and how to build your own global network with the security, reliability, and the speed of AWS network services.

    Speaker: Evgeny Vaganov, Head of Networking Solution Architects – APJ, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Applying DevOps practices to SAP - CBA's journey

    Watch a session with CBA’s Chief Engineer for SAP where we share the approach, solution and lessons learned throughout a DevOps-focused SAP transformation in an interactive Q&A format. SAP is a mission-critical system for CBA serving millions of Australians who trust CBA with their banking services. Recently, CBA embarked upon an ambitious migration to modernise their approach for their SAP customer management system. This successful migration resulted in cost savings, more productive way of working and simplified cloud operating model underpinned by programmatically defined architecture.

    Speakers:
    Eneko Bilbao, Principal Solution Architect – SAP Specialist, AWS
    Simon Davies, Executive Manager of Customer & Banking Core, CBA

  • Business Leader
  • Business Leader

    Level 100 | Introductory

    AWS can help you grow your business. Watch this track for inspiration on how to develop a culture of innovation, improve your organisations’ agility, and gain specific techniques and practices to invent differentiated customer products, services, and experiences. If you are looking for ways to future proof your business, AWS can help.

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    Amazon's culture of innovation

    Amazon’s approach to innovation has remained consistent since the company first launched—start with the customer and work backwards. In this session, be introduced to Amazon’s peculiar culture and how we innovate through four distinct yet interdependent elements: culture, mechanisms, architecture, and organisation. Dive deep on each topic, and learn about practical applications including Leadership Principles, Working Backwards, Two-Pizza Teams, the PRFAQ doc, and why it’s always still Day 1 at Amazon and AWS.

    Speaker: Rob Findlay, Head of Digital Innovation – ANZ, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    Invent customer products, services and experiences

    Digital Innovation helps business leaders bring better ideas to market faster. We do this through introducing AWS customers to Amazon's peculiar customer-centric approach to innovation, and bringing the resultant ideas to life demonstrating the breadth, depth, and agility of AWS technology. In this session, we'll detail how your business can leverage the Working Backwards mechanism to invent world-leading ideas and experiment at speed.

    Speaker: Rob Findlay, Head of Digital Innovation – ANZ, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    A practical approach to Cloud cost optimisation

    Cloud Financial Management is fundamental to every customer's cloud journey, from understanding and implementing efficient AWS platform use to delivering business outcomes at the lowest possible cost. Cloud Financial Management has been the #1 cloud priority for customers in Australia and New Zealand for the past 5 years. This session provides practical examples of how different cost optimisation levers are used, how to optimise for long term success, and how to get started quickly with sound cloud financial management processes, tools and services.

    Speaker: Vasily Sakharov, Cloud Financial Management Lead – APJ, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    Modernisation acceleration with AWS

    Cloud adoption continues to gather momentum as organisations seek to differentiate their value in the market. The subject of migration and modernisation remains as relevant today as it was for early adopters of cloud. What are the key questions customers should consider when defining their business and technology strategy in 2022? In this session, learn from the experience we have gained from thousands of customers through a repeatable migration and modernisation program accelerating business value realisation.

    Speakers:
    Juhi Kapur, Migration and Modernisation Specialist Lead, AWS
    Micah Smith, Migration and Modernisation Business Leader, AWS
  • Data Professional
  • Data Professional

    Level 100 - 200 | Introductory - Intermediate

    There has never been a more important time for data professionals. As a data analyst, data engineer, or an information consumer, you are the key to unlocking the transformational benefits of data analytics. AWS provides the broadest selection of analytics services that fit all your data analytics needs and enables organisations of all sizes and industries to reinvent their business with data. Watch this track as we show you how easy it is to get started and drive valuable insight from your data.

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    Reinvent your business for the future with AWS Analytics

    Businesses want to unleash the value of data to increase agility, drive innovation, and improve efficiency. While data is abundant and growing rapidly, just producing or storing a lot of it doesn’t automatically create value. In this session, learn how you can put your data to work with the best of both data lakes, and purpose-built data stores on AWS and the new innovations that can help you scale analytics through every job role, process, and application in your organisation.

    Speaker: Anna Coniglio, Analytics Solutions Architect Manager – ANZ, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    The journey to becoming a data-driven organisation

    Like digital transformation, ‘data-driven organisation’ has become the new buzz word for enterprises. In this session, we share how Sportsbet has not only understood what data means for their business but how they are going about transforming themselves to take full advantage of it. Since their 'all-in' cloud migration in 2020 and group-wide commitment to embracing a data strategy, Sportsbet has aligned its technology platform, workforce and culture to realise this vision. As a result, Sportsbet has continued to thrive, delivering new products for customers, and growing their customer base through delivering a seamless customer experience powered by data.

    Speakers:
    Vicky Falconer, Data Lab Manager, AWS
    Andy White, Head of Data, Sportsbet

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Scale machine learning to line of business professionals

    The next wave of reinvention is being driven by data, and successful businesses are scaling analytics and machine learning across the organisation; empowering line-of-business analysts to use their rich domain expertise to derive insights at a faster pace. In the past, organisations have depended on specialised data teams to unlock value in data, but the rise of low and no-code ML services like Amazon SageMaker Canvas are enabling more personas to self-serve across a greater portion of the of the data value chain. Watch this session to see how you can generate ML insights without writing a single line of code.

    Speaker: Rick Fraser, Analytics Solutions Architect, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Reducing time to insight with Data Manifold

    Many analysts spend their time on necessary but distracting operational tasks like wrangling, governing, and integrating datasets. In this session, we introduce Data Manifold, an open source tool designed to automate undifferentiated activities and get insights quicker. Learn how to use Data Manifold to manage the entire data lifecycle with a simple, user-friendly interface, common data connectors, automated transformations, row/column level security governance, seamless auto-PII detection, and a simple SQL workbench for running and collaborating queries.

    Speaker: Kyle Fox, GTM Program Manager, AWS
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Scientist

    Level 100 - 200 | Introductory - Intermediate

    Data scientists and machine learning engineers combine the business and technical worlds with deep data analysis, modelling, and engineering practices to achieve desired business outcomes. This helps you discover more about the innovations, advancements, and use cases in AI and machine learning across technology, tools, and practices that will help you make a positive impact in your business and society.

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    How AWS supports organisations building responsible AI

    AI/ML has the potential to impact nearly every business process, decision, and outcome. Responsible use of AI should not be an afterthought. It should be by design, with a multi-disciplinary focus across economics, moral philosophy, law, social science, and technology. AWS supports customers with an operating approach to responsible AI, encompassing people, processes, and technology. In this session, learn how AWS thinks about AI holistically, helps project teams look around corners, and mitigate risks related to the development, deployment, and operation of AI.

    Speakers:
    Natacha Fort, AIML Domain SA – WWPS, AWS
    Chris Howard, Head of AIML SA – APJ WWSO, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Jumpstart the machine learning journey with Canva

    With the rise in customer demand for smarter products, machine learning has moved from the side lines to being a core part of every modern organisation. The key to machine learning success is scale. Yet, many organisations run into challenges when attempting to move machine learning models into production and achieving true organisational scale. In this session, explore how AWS services helped Canva go to production with a Proof of Concept created in a hackathon and scaled their ML innovation to millions of customers.

    Speakers:
    Ben Friebe, Solutions Architect, AWS
    Glen Pink, Head of Machine Learning, Canva

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Edge AI - Bringing ML to the edge with AWS AI services

    The need for more efficient business processes and key advances in edge computing and AI have allowed Edge AI to gain traction. Edge AI can be used as a bridge between humans and machines, accelerating decision making, optimising operations, enabling predictive maintenance, workplace safety, and automating visual anomaly detection. In this session, learn how Department of Transport Victoria implemented an Intelligent Transport Solution using AWS services. And how you can accelerate your Edge AI solutions development with AWS machine learning (ML) services including AWS Panorama and Amazon Lookout for Vision.

    Speakers:
    Nieves Garcia, AI/ML Specialist BD – APJ Public Sector, AWS
    Emily Lodder, Director of Transport Operations, Department of Transport Victoria

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Sustainability powered by AI and machine learning

    Sustainability is top of mind for leaders today and spans a multitude of applications, ranging from decarbonisation to waste/energy reduction, predicting extreme events to predictive maintenance. In this session, learn how AWS services can be used to develop new and improved systems that can adapt and minimise resource use leveraging asset data. This is a vital component to achieve a sustainable future. The session focuses on minimising energy use for heating and cooling, and we review examples showcasing how AWS services such as Amazon SageMaker have successfully been put into practice to achieve this.

    Speakers:
    Simon Johnston, AI/ML Principal Specialist, AWS
    Eden Duthie, Principal Data Science Manager, AWS

  • Developer
  • Developer

    Level 200 - 300 | Intermediate - Advanced

    Developers are a crucial part of creating business value using technology. Knowledge of advancements in technology helps you drive businesses forward. Watch this track to gain practitioner level knowledge about AWS technologies, tools, patterns, and practices which help you develop products faster, experiment cheaply, launch into market quickly, and scale with confidence.

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Build beautiful, production ready apps with AWS Amplify

    Whether you're an application designer using Figma, a full stack developer using React, or a Site Reliability Engineer automating through AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), learn how, with AWS Amplify, to use your favourite tools to work together seamlessly, and accelerate the delivery of beautiful production ready applications.

    Speaker: Derek Bingham, Senior Developer Advocate – ANZ, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Build real time application orchestration at scale

    Beem, a digital native payment platform, uses AWS Step Functions Express Workflows to provide reusable, low latency job orchestration, enabling them to go to market with new solutions, faster. In this session, we help you understand the differences between AWS Step Function variants and show you how these can be used to build workflows to support real time user interaction.

    Speakers:
    Matt Simpson, Solutions Architect, AWS
    Tedy Hitti, DevOps Lead, Beem

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Choose the right database for modern applications

    Modern applications have brought unique demands on data stores which are not always met with a one-size-fits-all monolithic database. In this session, you will learn about purpose-built databases on AWS, and see a demonstration of modernising an application from a monolithic to purpose-built databases to solve for performance, scale, and availability needs.

    Speakers:
    William Wong, Senior Solution Architect – Databases, AWS
    Michele Ricciardi, Specialist Solution Architect – DevAx, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 300 | Advanced

    Create flexible APIs to unlock organisational agility

    Flexible APIs are not only a foundational building block when designing modern applications, but are one of the keys to unlocking organisational agility. In this session we cover the role of modern APIs in organisational transformation. We discuss architectural patterns for microservices and how they can be used to build robust, secure and performant APIs for your microservices using AWS services such as Amazon API Gateway (REST) and AWS AppSync (GraphQL).

    Speakers:
    Arden Packeer, Principal Solutions Architect – DevAx Lead, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Kick-start your ML journey: Get hands-on with AWS DeepRacer

    Developers, start your engines! This session provides developers of all skill levels an opportunity to get hands-on experience with machine learning (ML), through the fun and excitement of autonomous car racing. During this session, learn foundational ML concepts and get practical guidance for developing and training your first AWS DeepRacer ML model with reinforcement learning (RL). Attend this session if you’ve always been interested in ML but not sure where to start or if you want to start training for the AWS DeepRacer League for a chance to win prizes and glory!

    Speaker: Aileen Lu, Business Development Associate, AWS
  • Enthusiast
  • Enthusiast

    Level 100 - 300 | Introductory - Advanced

    Technology enthusiasts build solutions, not just for technology’s sake, but to solve for real world problems. Watch the enthusiast track to learn how AWS can help bring to life your big ideas through experimentation with the latest trends in technologies, to invent on behalf of your customers.

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    Harnessing first-party data to unlock customer innovation

    The marketing industry is undergoing the largest disruption in 20 years, the deprecation of third party cookies places more importance than ever before on capturing, organising, discerning insight, and actioning data to deliver business and customer experience (CX) outcomes. Watch as we share how you can enable game changing customer experiences by focusing on the connection of data, platforms, and teams through the lens of a Customer Data Platform (CDP).

    Speaker: Ben Kidney, Head of Digital Engagement, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Emerging technology to support a globally aging population

    Learn how AWS and Illawarra Retirement Trust (IRT) worked backwards from the customer to apply emerging technology, fused with modern medicine, to improve the patient experience. In this session, we dive into topics such as anomaly detection with biotelemetry from wearables, and autonomous systems to rapidly deliver life saving medication. We imagine a world where smart spaces enable elderly patients to focus on spending more time with their grandchildren, and less time in medical facilities.

    Speakers:
    Georgia L. Smith, Program Manager, Cloud Innovation Programs – ANZ, AWS
    Ross Gallagher, Executive General Manager Home Care & Retirement Living, Illawarra Retirement Trust

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Going for gold with 5G

    COVID-19 has changed the world. Sporting events like the European Championships and the Olympics have highlighted more than ever how sports can unite the human race. In this session we explore how the fifth generation of cellular technology (5G) can and is being used to transform the experience of sports fans and athletes around the world. From personalised in-stadium engagements to real-time feedback and analysis at the training ground. Come along to learn how the low latency, high capacity, and breathtaking performance of 5G promises to change sports forever.

    Speaker: Mitch Beaumont, Principal Solutions Architect, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Eyes on Earth: An exciting time for space observation

    New instrumentation aboard satellites allows us to "see" through clouds, enabling observation of any part of Earth from space. Combining this capability with cloud computing improves our lives in many areas, such as weather prediction, natural disasters management, and ship tracking. In this session, we share the present and future of earth observation. We provide information about satellite constellations, the different kinds of orbits, and the current challenges of this area. Come along as we explore an architecture that brings your data from space into the cloud and processes it using machine learning to make it available for a frontend application.

    Speaker: Gonzalo Ron, Senior Partner Sales Solutions Architect, AWS

  • InfoSec
  • InfoSec

    Level 100 - 200 | Introductory - Intermediate

    Security is our top priority at AWS. Watch the InfoSec track for guidance on how to improve your security and reduce risk at all phases of your cloud adoption journey. With a focus on security best practice, these sessions will help you move fast and stay secure.

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Scaling security: Optimise for fast and secure delivery

    As organisations grow, security does not scale unless it’s everyone's job. To enable this, you can optimise your security capabilities such that product teams own their own security, and evolve the central security team’s role to enable product teams to deliver securely. Watch this session to learn key optimisations to scale your organisations security and deliver workloads faster.  

    Speaker: Darran Boyd, Principal Security Solutions Architect, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Scaling your environment securely with AWS Control Tower

    AWS Control Tower offers the easiest way to set up and govern a new, secure, multi-account AWS environment based on AWS best practices. This session covers best practices for new deployments as well as migrating from an existing environment. Learn about exciting new features such as region exclusion and data residency controls, which enable customers to meet stringent data sovereignty requirements. The session also looks at some of the most common customisations you should consider for your landing zone, including identity, network management, and guardrail selection for particular use cases.

    Speaker: Michael Stringer, Principal Domain Solutions Architect – Security, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Effective security for modern applications

    How should we think about security for modern applications running in the cloud? In this session, we cover an understanding of modern applications and recommend the approach to address security concerns for modern applications. Learn how to apply the security approach to a sample modern app and embed the security knowledge for your future workloads.

    Speaker: Sumit Patel, Solutions Architect, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Real world ransom attacks in AWS and how to mitigate them

    Ransomware poses a real threat to the data of all businesses in all verticals. The impacts from data loss, public reputation damage, and lost productivity can be large. In this session, we walk through two of the more common ransom targets seen by the AWS Customer Incident Response Team (AWS CIRT). This includes what actions the attackers take, as well as providing some practical, actionable advice on how to prevent, detect, and respond to ransom attacks against each of the targets.

    Speaker: Richard Billington, Senior Security Consultant – Threat Detection & Incident Response, AWS

  • Partner Solutions
  • Partner Solutions

    Level 100 - 200 | Introductory - Intermediate

    Our sponsoring partners are an integral part of AWS Summit Online. Watch this track to learn how to optimise your cloud journey and go further in the cloud by leveraging partners solutions.

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    How Village Roadshow scaled up for the release of Spiderman

    Simon Xistouris, CEO of AC3 chats with Arul Arogyanathan, Group General Manager - IT at leading entertainment company, Village Roadshow. Watch to hear about how Village Roadshow scaled up to deliver the release of Spiderman to cinemas. They also discuss how the last two years have had an impact, and how they were able to scale to meet their business and customer demands.

    Speakers:
    Simon Xistouris, CEO, AC3
    Arul Arogyanathan, Group General Manager – IT, Village Roadshow

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    Achieve greater Line of Business (LOB) collaboration and improve agility through better decision-making

    Learn how Anaplan’s solutions have transformed enterprises across industries and lines of business in how they measure and drive performance – helping them deploy resources more effectively, evaluate and pivot strategies more confidently, and optimise plans for greater business growth. In this session, we share how Connect Planning on AWS helps businesses model various scenarios, contextualise current performance in real time, and forecast future outcomes. Watch to find out how you can make faster, more informed decisions to adapt to evolving markets.

    Speaker: Tom Lewis, Regional Vice President – ANZ North, Anaplan

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Modernise and migrate data platforms with Confluent and AWS

    Watch our session to learn how Confluent has rearchitected Apache Kafka on AWS so organisations can modernise data securely, and in real-time. In an ever changing and competitive world, companies are moving and building their data platforms on AWS to deliver experiences that meet both consumer and employee expectations. From databases to data warehouses, Confluent enables enterprises to accelerate migration and modernisation initiatives. Our cloud-native data streaming platform sets data in motion with full integration in the AWS billing, security and management services. With Confluent on AWS, businesses can connect and move on-premise and multi-cloud data to AWS services like Amazon Redshift and Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS). Learn how to reduce complexity and increase agility to focus on real-time innovation and accelerating time-to-value in this session.

    Speaker: Joseph Morais, Staff Partner Solution Engineer, Confluent

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    CrowdStrike & AWS: Embedded security for the cloud lifecycle

    CrowdStrike, a cybersecurity company with one of AWS’s biggest cloud architectures in the world, shares its unique experience on securing the cloud while modernizing. As organizations move to the cloud, security teams often struggle to keep up and shift left in terms of their security and threat response. In this session, find out more about CrowdStrike’s blueprint for AWS security, and learn how embedded agent and agentless security can provide you with the highest levels of security and assurance.

    Speaker: Christopher Hosking, Cloud Sales Manager – APJ, CrowdStrike Inc.

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Better reliability with SLOs

    Service Level Objectives (SLOs) are a measurement of the reliability and general experience your end-users and customers can expect. In this talk, you’ll learn how to define SLOs by choosing the correct service level indicators (SLIs) and defining appropriate agreements with stakeholders. We will explain the key concept of error budgets, which give you a solid, actionable metric for balancing innovation and velocity with reliability and safety. You will also learn how to have meaningful conversations around realistic availability, which will enable you to define high quality SLOs for your own organization.

    Speaker: Ajuna Kyaruzi, Technical Evangelist, Datadog

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Accelerate your hybrid cloud and the modern apps that rely on it

    Adopting a hybrid cloud architecture allows companies to run and scale their applications based on business demands, but it also creates complexity and unseen areas in application observability. In this session, learn how the Dynatrace platform can accelerate your hybrid cloud by providing complete insights into how each transaction is affected by end-to-end environments from public clouds to on-prem. This presentation is brought to you by Dynatrace, an AWS Partner.

    Speakers:
    Rob Jahn, Technical Partner Manager, Dynatrace LLC
    Nate Foreman, Principal PSA - Serverless, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    Solving business challenges with AI - powered by Intel on AWS

    AI is key enabler of digital transformation and businesses must prepare for an AI-led future to solve real-world challenges. Learn how to democratise and build AI for your organization at critical performance and impact on the Intel technologies powered on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Get ready to reimagine the future with disruptive, fast and efficient AI.

    Speaker: Akanksha Bilani, Regional Alliance Head – AWS – APAC & Japan, Intel

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Modernise identity and enhance security with Okta and AWS

    Identity management is part of every software, company, and interaction in the modern IT world. In this session, learn how to solve any identity need with the Okta product portfolio (which now includes Auth0). From enabling remote work to helping users secure credentials, discover how to thoroughly prepare your employees and customers for an all-cloud world.

    Speaker: Wayne Smiley, Senior Sales Engineer, Okta Inc

    On-demand

    Level 300 | Advanced

    How to cut system noise and automate incident resolution with PagerDuty

    Watch us to find out how PagerDuty’s AIOps integration empowers DevOps teams to overcome slow, painful incident response, while actively combating alert fatigue and burnout. In this session, we share how PagerDuty’s Operations Cloud helps you resolve faster by pinpointing the impacted services and surfacing only the data and context needed. Learn how to automate manual repeated diagnostic and remediation steps – so you can spend less time firefighting, and more time building and innovating.

    Speaker: Kiyo Otsuka, Senior Solutions Consultant, PagerDuty

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Cloud storage, your way - Featuring Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

    Do you want to be able to deploy an enterprise-grade storage solution in AWS cloud in minutes? Are you looking to reduce cloud storage costs and overcome common cloud storage challenges? Watch Mitch Barnes, AWS Principal Architect at NetApp, in this session for a tour of the Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP service, and how it is being used by customers across the region to solve real world problems.

    Speaker: Mitch Barnes, Principal AWS Solution Architect – APJ, NetApp

  • Startup Founder
  • Startup Founder

    Level 100 - 200 | Introductory - Intermediate

    AWS helps successful startups to build, launch, and scale globally, and increases their potential for success through the entire lifecycle — from early stage, venture-backed to scale out. Watch this track to get inspiration from other startups, learn practical steps to increase your chance of success, and discover technical best-practices on what it takes to level up your startup.

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    How smart startups use AWS programs to get ahead

    The AWS Startups team has helped thousands of founders in Australia and New Zealand to start and scale their startups. From inception to IPO, we have created a suite of programs that provide credits, access to customers and connections to capital to help you get the right building blocks your startup needs to succeed. In this session we also demystify the ecosystem so you can connect with a community of peers and pros that will help you accelerate your journey. Come along and learn how the regions' top startups have used these programs to get ahead.  

    Speaker: Colette Grgic, Head of Startup Ecosystem, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    Does your startup need an Accelerator Program?

    Learn how to increase your chances to get accepted into a startup accelerator program. Maxine Lee, the COO of Skalata and Angus Muffatti the CEO of Agtuary gives insider tips to get the most out of this unique experience to turbo-charge your startup and chances to succeed.

    Speakers:
    Daniel Paronetto, Startup Business Development Manager, AWS
    Matthew Rozek, Co-Founder & CTO, Agtuary
    Guy Franklin, Startup Coach, Skalata Ventures

    On-demand

    Level 100 | Introductory

    What's the future of the healthcare startup ecosystem?

    Watch Blackbird Ventures General Partner Nick Crocker and Tim Doyle, founder of healthcare startup Eucalyptus, as they discuss the growth of the Healthcare and Life Sciences (HCLS) startup segment, trends within the sector, and advice for HCLS startups.

    Speakers:
    Kelsey Doorey, Startup Business Development Manager, AWS
    Nick Crocker, General Partner, Blackbird Ventures
    Tim Doyle, Founder, CEO, Eucalyptus

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    How AI improves stroke detection and prevention

    Milad Mohammadzadeh, the CEO of Blackbird-backed startup, See-Mode, talks about building an AI-based medtech, fit for clinician use. Milad higlights the ingredients empowering clinicians to predict stroke with See-Mode, from hiring the right team to building a scalable, AI architecture in a highly regulated environment. Milad will talk about why AI is important in healthcare, and how it can reduce costs, impact the health of end-users, and augment clinician diagnosis.

    Speakers:
    Nikita Le Messurier, Startup Advisor, AWS
    Dr. Milad Mohammadzadeh, Co-CEO, See-Mode Technologies

  • Systems Admin
  • Systems Admin

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Systems administrators build and operate technology systems that have to be resilient and highly available. They support development and run workloads effectively, gain insights into their operations, and continuously improve supporting processes and procedures to deliver business value. Watch this track to gain insights on best practices, patterns, and learn some nifty tips to help your organisation achieve operational excellence.

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Unleash your cloud operations team

    In this session we review how organisational models are evolving to the pace of innovation while ensuring strong governance. Through the lens of systems operations you will learn the implications for teams and how common processes such as provisioning and patching must adapt to go from simply running infrastructure in the cloud to becoming a true business enabler.

    Speakers:
    Raoul Fleming, Cloud Operating Model Lead – APJ, AWS
    Stephanie Huynh, Senior Customer Solutions Manager, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Migrating to a well-architected landing zone

    Cloud environments can become quite large through organic growth or mergers and acquisitions, which can lead to management complexity. While this complexity can be simplified through multi account best practices, a single AWS organisational hierarchy and AWS Control Tower, it can be daunting to migrate a large set of existing accounts to this model. This session explores learnings, essential decision points, and the tools available to help you prepare and execute your own smooth transition.

    Speaker: Chris Dorrington, Principal Cloud Architect, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Effective incident response in AWS

    Operating highly available systems includes the capability of quickly and effectively responding to incidents. This session guides you through preparing for incidents, including defining incident types and responsive actions, building a plan, executing that plan, and retrospective/continuous improvement activities.

    Speaker: Frank Phillis, Senior Security Specialist Solutions Architect – APJ, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Take control of your cloud spend

    As organisations adoption of AWS increases, cost governance and optimisation become key priorities. Watch this session to learn about AWS cost optimisation design principles, and how you can leverage AWS Cost Management Services such as AWS Cost Anomaly Detection and Compute Optimizer to enrich your organisation with spend, consumption model, opportunities to right-size, and budget control to help build a successful cost-aware culture.

    Speakers:
    Rovan Omar, Principal Technical Account Manager, AWS
    Stephen Salim, Well Architected Geo Solutions Architect, AWS

    On-demand

    Level 200 | Intermediate

    Optimising Microsoft Migrations to AWS

    When embarking on any Microsoft migration to the cloud most organisations face with a daunting challenge of software licensing and quantifying their operating costs. In this session we will walk you through the various commercial and deployment options, and mechanisms to baseline and optimise your target environment using an Optimisation and Licensing Assessment (OLA), giving you the information you need to make the right decisions.

    Speaker: Mike Stone, Microsoft Platform Sales Specialist, AWS

Level guide

Level 100: Introductory

Sessions are focused on providing an overview of AWS services and features, with the
assumption that attendees are new to the topic.

Level 200: Intermediate

Sessions are focused on providing best practices, details of service features and demos with the assumption that attendees have introductory knowledge of the topics.

Level 300: Advanced

Sessions dive deeper into the selected topic. Presenters assume that the audience has
some familiarity with the topic, but may or may not have direct experience.

Level 400: Expert

Sessions are for attendees who are deeply familiar with the topic, have implemented a
solution on their own already, and are comfortable with how the technology works.

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