AWS Summit Berlin
International Convention Centre, Cape Town | July 11, 2019
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Agenda Overview

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8:30 - 9:30 Registration 
9:30 - 11:15 Opening Keynote
11:30 - 12:15 Breakout Sessions
12:15 - 13:30 Partner Expo & Lunch
13:00 - 14:15 DeepRacer Workshop
13:30 - 17:30 Breakout Sessions 
17:30 - 18:15 Networking Reception in the Expo 
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Breakout Sessions

  • Hot Topics
  • Getting Started
  • Innovation in the Cloud
  • Building in the Cloud
  • Business Track
  • Startup Track
  • AWS Partners Enabling Disruption
  • Modernizing Your Business with AWS Partners
  • Executive Track
  • DeepRacer Workshop & Refresher Sessions
  • Hot Topics
  • 11:30am - 12:15pm

    Breaking the monolith using AWS container services

    Level: 300

    Speaker: Sebastien Stormacq, Technical Developer Evangelist, AWS

    1:30pm - 2:15pm

    Modern application development in the cloud

    Level: 300

    Speaker: Cobus Bernard, Technical Evangelist, AWS

    2:30pm - 3:15pm

    CI/CD for Modern Applications

    Level: 300

    Madeleine North, Software Development Engineer, AWS

    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Serverless best practices for configuration management and cost optimization

    Level: 300

    Speaker: Alex Casalboni, Technical Evangelist, AWS

    4:45pm - 5:30pm

    Unmanned drones in anti-poaching using AWS AI and Machine Learning

    Level: 300

    Speaker: Clive Charlton, Solutions Architect, AWS

  • Getting Started
  • 11:30am - 12:15pm

    Choosing the right database for your workload

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Nicolas Seilaz, Solutions Architect, AWS

    1:30pm - 2:15pm

    EC2 Foundations and cost optimisation best practices

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Simon Treacy, Solutions Architect, AWS

    2:30pm - 3:15pm

    Identity & access management for AWS services

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Sebastien Stormacq, Technical Developer Evangelist, AWS

    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Management tools: Control for your cloud environment using AWS management tools

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Ashraf Altalleh, Technical Account Manager, AWS

    4:45pm - 5:30pm

    Getting started with IoT on AWS

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Rudy Chetty, Senior Solutions Architect, AWS

  • Innovation in the Cloud
  • 11:30am - 12:15pm

    AWS networking fundamentals

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Francois van Rensburg, Solutions Architect, AWS

    1:30pm - 2:15pm

    Become a machine learning developer using AWS Machine Learning Services

    Level: 300

    Speaker: Alex Casalboni, Technical Evangelist, AWS

    2:30pm - 3:15pm

    Modern data platforms: Rethinking data

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Steffen Grunwald, Sr. Solutions Architect, AWS

    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Build data-driven, high-performance, internet-scale applications with AWS database services

    Level: 300

    Speaker: Alpana Goolab, Sr. Cloud Support Engineer, AWS

    4:45pm - 5:30pm

    Query your data in S3 with SQL and optimize for cost and performance

    Level: 400

    Speaker: Steffen Grunwald, Sr. Solutions Architect, AWS

  • Building in the Cloud
  • 11:30am - 12:15pm

    Scaling tightly coupled algorithms on AWS

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Scott Eberhardt, Pr. SA - HPC, AWS

    1:30pm - 2:15pm

    Migrating business critical applications to AWS

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Sumeeth Siriyur, Solutions Architect, AWS

    2:30pm - 3:15pm

    Developing .NET Applications on AWS

    Level: 300

    Speaker: Shijaz Abdulla, Solutions Architect Manager, AWS

    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Application integration patterns for microservices

    Level: 300

    Speaker: Dirk Fröhner, Sr. Solutions Architect, AWS

    4:45pm - 5:30pm

    Alexa Conversations: How developers can build natural, extensible voice conversations

    Level: 300

    Speaker: Zlatan Dzinic, Sr. ML Solutions Architect, AWS

  • Business Track
  • 11:30am - 12:15pm

    Drive digital transformation using AI

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Michael Needham, Sr Mgr, Solutions Architecture, AWS

    1:30pm - 2:15pm

    Threat detection and remediation in the cloud

    Level: 300

    Speaker: Etienne Liebetrau, Cloud Support Engineer, AWS

    2:30pm - 3:15pm

    Financial services industry: Building for compliance

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Nicolas Seilaz, Solutions Architect, AWS

    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Are you well architected?

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Andrew Robinson, Solutions Architect - WA Partner Program, AWS

    4:45pm - 5:30pm

    Analysing data in real-time

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Andrew Hood, Prototyping Engagement Manager, AWS

  • Startup Track
  • 11:30am - 12:15pm

    What is a "BlackFriday" with AWS?

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Tauhir Jardine, Founder, A2D24

    1:30pm - 2:15pm

    Built for scale

    Level: 200

    Speaker: George Murage, Group Head of Technology Operations, Cellulant

    2:30pm - 3:15pm

    Building massively scalable AI/ML on AWS

    Level: 300

    Speaker: Michael Grant, CTO, Dataprophet

    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Building an MVP on AWS

    Level: 300

    Speaker: Cobus Bernard, Technical Evangelist, AWS

    4:45pm - 5:30pm

    An introduction to fundraising: Q&A with Claudia Makadristo, Seedstars

    Level: 300

    Speaker: Henri Zietsman, Senior BDM, Start-up, AWS

  • AWS Partners Enabling Disruption
  • 11:30am - 12:15pm

    The global impact AWS Elemental and Amazon Rekognition will have on viewing wildlife

    Level: 100

    Speaker: Gareth Bower, CEO, Silicon Overdrive

    1:30pm - 2:15pm

    Pragmatic container security

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Paul Hidalgo, Solution Architect, Trend Micro

    2:30pm - 3:15pm

    Leveraging Big Data architectures for Small Data

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Johan du Preez, Analytics Lead, Ovations Group

    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Cape Town commuters are getting home with the help of AWS Analytics and Machine Learning

    Level: 100

    Speaker: Luke Holderness, Solution Architect, Dimension Data

    4:45pm - 5:30pm

    Connecting to the AWS Cloud: Here is what you need to know

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Andrew Owens, Technical Manager: Interconnection & Peering, Teraco

  • Modernizing Your Business with AWS Partners
  • 11:30am - 12:15pm

    A startup mentality in a 150+ Year old organization

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Tom Wells, Chief Disruption Officer, Synthesis

    1:30pm - 2:15pm

    Tech deep dive: Cloud data management with Veeam

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Andrey Zhelezko, Technical Analyst: Product Strategy, Veeam Software

    2:30pm - 3:15pm

    Level: 100

    Speaker: Dr. Manish Govil, Global AWS Practice Head, WIPRO

    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Building intelligent taxi tracking using managed AWS Services

    Level: 100

    Speaker: Jason Nicholls, Solutions Architect, Fuse IT

    4:45pm - 5:30pm

    Discover the easiest way to deploy cellular IoT with Eseye and SolarNow

    Level: 100

    Speaker: Piers Morgan, SVP Worldwide Sales & Paul Marshall, CCO, Eseye

  • Executive Track
  • 11:30am - 12:15pm

    Future of Enterprise IT

    Level: 100

    Speaker: Thomas Blood, EMEA Enterprise Evangelist, AWS

    1:30pm - 2:15pm

    12 Steps to getting started with AWS Cloud

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Jonathan Allen, Enterprise Strategist, AWS

    2:30pm - 3:15pm

    Culture of innovation at AWS

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Thomas Blood, EMEA Enterprise Evangelist, AWS

    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Executing a large scale migration to AWS

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Jonathan Allen, Enterprise Strategist, AWS

    4:45pm - 5:30pm

    SAP on AWS Cloud

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Adam Hill, Specialist Solutions Architect: SAP, AWS

  • DeepRacer Workshop & Refresher Sessions
  • 11:30am - 12:15pm

    Move users to AWS with Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Pippa Hillebrand, Software Development Engineer, AWS

    1:00pm - 2:15pm

    DeepRacer workshop

    2:30pm - 3:15pm

    Building AR/VR application on AWS

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Zlatan Dzinic, Sr. ML Solutions Architect, AWS

    3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Direct Connect overview

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Anshul Srivastava, Solutions Architect, AWS

    4:45pm - 5:30pm

    Accelerating your cloud migration with VMware Cloud on AWS

    Level: 200

    Speaker: Francois van Rensburg, Solutions Architect, AWS