AWS Summit Chicago

August 25, 2022 | McCormick Place – South, 2301 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616

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AWS Summit Chicago

Thursday, August 25, 2022

What to expect

Join the keynote, visit the expo hall, and choose from over 35 breakout sessions and workshops with interactive content. Come to connect, collaborate, and deep dive into the cloud computing technology.

Who should attend

This event is perfect for those new to their cloud computing journey or for decision makers who want to rethink what’s possible with cloud technology and how it can accelerate business outcomes.


August 24
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM CDT:
Registration Open (pre-event badge pickup)

August 25
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM CDT: 
Registration Open
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM CDT: Expo and Activities
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CDT: Keynote
11:30 AM – 5:30 PM CDT: Breakout Sessions
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CDT: Networking Reception

*Agenda is subject to change.

Session Catalog

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Content and Programming Overview


Join Francessca Vasquez, VP, Customer Experience and Technology, Amazon Web Services, as she shares how innovations in cloud infrastructure are enabling customers to move faster with their digital transformation projects and why AWS is the best place to build your data strategy.

Breakout sessions

Lecture-style presentations covering a broad range of topics delivered by AWS experts, builders, customers, and partners.

Customer lightning talks

Hear directly from AWS customers about their cloud journey. Discover how customers are innovating, expediting, and scaling real-world solutions.


Interactive learning sessions where you work in small teams to solve problems using AWS Cloud services. Come prepared with your laptop and a willingness to learn.

Chalk Talks

Highly interactive sessions with a small audience. Experts lead you through problems and solutions on a digital whiteboard as the discussion unfolds.

Partner Theater Sessions

Visit the AWS Summit Expo to learn from our partner community. Sessions are 30-minutes each and highlight exciting new advancements from our Partners.

Jam Lounge

Test your knowledge with AWS Jams and develop your skill set in the AWS cloud through real-world problem solving.

Dev Lounge

Visit the AWS Community Developer Lounge to build technical skills and learn from other builders by attending 30-minute, community-led Dev Chats. Connect with AWS community leaders to learn about AWS User Groups; and network with your peers in the lounge.

AWS Training and Certification

AWS Certified? Claim your Summit benefits!
AWS Certified attendees receive AWS Certification gifts and get access to the AWS Certification Lounge. To claim your benefits, simply stop by the AWS Certification Lounge located in the Expo.

Self-paced Labs
Practice your craft in a live AWS sandbox environment. In contrast to a simulation or demo, you’ll explore real-world cloud scenarios with step-by-step instructions in the actual AWS Management Console—scenarios like spinning up a virtual machine or database, saving files to the cloud, and more. Filter “Self-paced Lab: Training & Certification” in the mobile app to learn more.

AWS Spotlight Labs
In an AWS Spotlight Lab, an expert AWS instructor guides you step by step through a real-world scenario, teaching you as you go. Seating is limited and is on first-come, first-served basis. Filter “Spotlight Lab: Training & Certification” in the mobile app to learn more.

AWS DeepRacer League

Race for prizes, glory, and a chance to advance to the AWS DeepRacer Championship Cup at re:Invent. Learn more »


See cutting-edge products and the latest solutions from our sponsoring partners and learn how they can help you transform your business.

Networking reception

Join the conversation at our reception at the end of the day. Meet people from across the tech world and connect on topics of interest to you after a day of learning.

* Space is limited. To ensure the best attendee experience possible, access to the event or specific event activities such as keynote, breakout sessions, AWS Builder Labs, meals, receptions, and lounges may be limited due to capacity restrictions.

Level guide

Level 100: Introductor

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.

Start building on AWS today

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