AWS Summit Mumbai
May 15, 2019
Bombay Exhibition Center, Mumbai

Agenda

The AWS Summit brings together the cloud computing community to connect, collaborate and learn about AWS. In this action-packed, one-day event, you can choose from 50+ breakout sessions covering a broad range of topics and technical depth. Attend introductory sessions on new and existing AWS services or participate in sessions that go deep into architecture and code. All sessions will be delivered by subject matter experts from AWS, Partners or expert customers who can share their real-world experiences and lessons learned.
08:00 - 09:15 Registration & Breakfast
09:15 - 09:30 Doors Open & Video
09:30 - 11:00 Opening Note: Conor McNamara, Director, Business Development, APAC, AWS
Keynote Address: Peter DeSantis, V.P, Global Infrastructure, AWS
11:00 - 11:30 Morning Tea
11:30 - 17:45 Breakout Tracks
  • Track 1: Operate
  • Track 2 : AI/ML
  • Track 3: Analytics
  • Track 4: Security
  • Track 5: Migration 1
  • Track 6: Migration 2
  • Track 7: Media
  • Track 8: FSI
  • Track 1: Operate
  • 11:30 – 12:15 Java Developer’s Journey in Kubernetes Land (Level 300)

    Deploying your Java application in a Kubernetes cluster could feel like Alice in Wonderland. You can keep going down the rabbit hole and don’t know how to make that ride comfortable. This session will explain how a Java application can be deployed in a Kubernetes cluster. The session will focus on how to package a Java application in a docker image, deploy on Kubernetes, induce observability using istio, and perform Canary deployments and A/B testing.

    Products and Services: Amazon EKS
    12:15 – 12:45 Partner Session
    12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
    13:45 – 14:30 Black Belt Tips for Cloud Network Operations (Level 300)

    How you used the AWS platform last year should be different to how you utilise it today. In this session, we will review the new networking features like Amazon Virtual Private Cloud and AWS Transit Gateway. Learn how to architect shared networks, hybrid connectivity and have network observability at scale. Take your Cloud Operations to the next level with the curated set of tips and network perspective in mind.

    Products and Services: Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, AWS Transit Gateway, Amazon Route 53, AWS Global Accelerator, AWS PrivateLink
    14:30 – 14:50 Partner Session
    14:50 – 15:35 How to Optimize for Cost Efficiency and Run Lean Architectures Using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

    While cost optimization is top priority for all organizations, it often takes the back seat when you do the fire fighting to keep the lights on. In this session, the audience will get advice on the different strategies to optimize the cost of their AWS environments. The session will cover cloud financial management and best practices around Amazon EC2 Spot Instances.

    Products and Services: AWS Cost Explorer and Amazon EC2 Spot Instances  
    15:35 – 15:55

    Partner Session

    15:55 – 16:30 Afternoon Tea
    16:30 – 17:15   Operations as Code: The Agent for IT Transformation (Level 300)

    Managing large-scale production environments can be complex. Things can go wrong and to get an efficient grip on IT operations, you have to learn to manage environment programmatically. Not only you need powerful operational tools, you need to be able to operate them from within your code. In this session, not only we will discuss how AWS services like EC2 system manager, AWS Ops Works and cloud formation that can help you achieve operational excellence by letting you programmatically trigger and manage regular operational tasks, we will also discuss how this is slowly bringing a massive change to the organizational structure of traditional IT organizations.

    Products and Services: AWS CloudTrail, Amazon CloudWatch, AWS Config, AWS Systems Manager
  • Track 2 : AI/ML
  • 11:30 – 12:15 Building Business Outcomes with Machine Learning on AWS

    AWS offers different paths for building and deploying scalable ML solutions. This session provides an insight into how AWS customers are building intelligent systems powered by AI and ML. Learn how these services, in conjunction with the large number of complementary AWS technologies, provide a great platform for our customers to build their own AI and ML powered solutions and drive business value. Towards the latter part of this session, hear how customers are deploying their ML on AWS and how they can leverage Marketplace to monetize their models.

    Products and Services: Amazon SageMaker and other AWS AI & ML Services
    12:15 – 12:45 Partner Session
    12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
    13:45 – 14:30 Improve Model Quality with Amazon SageMaker Automatic Model Tuning

    In many cases after we have chosen an algorithm or built a custom model, we will need to search for the space possible in which hyperparameter configurations of the algorithm can deliver the best results for our input data. Hyperparameters control how our underlying algorithms operate and influence the performance of the model and in the past, this was a manual process. Learn how Amazon SageMaker provides you with the ability to build, train, and deploy machine learning models quickly. In this session, we will cover how Amazon SageMaker, a fully-managed service covers the entire machine learning workflow from labeling, preparing your data, choosing an algorithm, training the algorithm, tuning and optimizing it for deployment, to making predictions and taking action. Your models can now get to production faster with much less effort and lower cost.

    Products and Services: Amazon SageMaker
    14:30 – 14:50 Partner Session
    14:50 – 15:35 Build Serverless Machine Learning Workflows

    Modern machine learning workflows share a common challenge - orchestrating a combination of distinct sequential and parallel steps that are fulfilled by independent microservices. Join us as we examine how workflows can be used to manage that orchestration in a way that is scalable, reliable and easy to maintain and run. We will contrast the two approaches for creating such workflows - a traditional monolithic approach and a serverless approach utilizing AWS Steps Functions.

    Products and Services: Amazon SageMaker and AWS Step Functions
    15:35 – 15:55

    Partner Session

    15:55 – 16:30 Afternoon Tea
    16:30 – 17:15   Accelerating ML Adoption with our New AI Services

    Adding to the existing AWS AI services, AWS continues to bridge the gap for developers to build ML solutions. AI Services on AWS don't require machine learning experience. In this session, learn about the new services announced at re:Invent (Amazon Forecast, Amazon Textract and Amazon Personalize) and get a preview of what to expect when building time series models, OCR and recommendation engines.

    Products and Services: Amazon Rekognition, Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, Amazon Textract, Amazon Forecast, Amazon Personalize
  • Track 3: Analytics
  • 11:30 – 12:15 Modern Data Architectures on AWS

    AWS makes it easy to build and operate a highly scalable and flexible data platforms to collect, process, and analyze data so you can get timely insights and react quickly to new information. In this session, we will demonstrate how you can quickly build a data lake on AWS that ingests, catalogs and processes incoming data and consume it through subsequent visualizations and through exploration by means of SQL.

    Products and Services: Amazon Redshift, Amazon EMR, Amazon Kinesis, AWS Glue, Amazon Athena
    12:15 – 12:45 Partner Session
    12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
    13:45 – 14:30 Building a Modern Data Warehouse: Deep Dive on Amazon Redshift

    In this session, we will do a deep dive into Amazon Redshift architecture and best practices. We will also cover recent announcements on features and enhancements on the service such as concurrency scaling, elastic resizing, auto analyzing and more.

    Products and Services: Amazon Redshift
    14:30 – 14:50 Partner Session
    14:50 – 15:35 Need for Speed - Build a Real-Time Stream Processing Pipelines on AWS

    AWS provides multiple ways to ingest and process real-time data generated from sources such as IOT devices, logs, websites, mobile apps and more. In this session, we will go through the streaming services and understand how they can be stitched together to create a real-time stream processing pipeline on AWS.

    Products and Services: Amazon Kinesis
    15:35 – 15:55

    Partner Session

    15:55 – 16:30 Afternoon Tea
    16:30 – 17:15   Building Serverless Analytics Pipelines with AWS Glue

    Organizations today gain insights from a growing number of data sources including structured and unstructured data. In this session, we will introduce the key features of AWS Glue such as data cataloging and transformation capabilities. We will also discuss  how to build scalable, efficient, and serverless ETL pipelines using AWS Glue.

    Products and Services: AWS Glue
  • Track 4: Security
  • 11:30 – 12:15 Top Cloud Security Myths - Dispelled!

    In this session, we cover the most common cloud security questions that we hear from customers. We provide detailed answers for each question distilled from our practical experience working with organizations around the world. This session is for everyone who is curious about the cloud, cautious about the cloud, or excited about the cloud.

    Products and Services: AWS Security Services
    12:15 – 12:45 Partner Session
    12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
    13:45 – 14:30 Automating Security Event Response - From Idea to Code to Execution

    With security-relevant services such as AWS Config, Amazon VPC Flow Logs, Amazon GuardDuty, Amazon CloudWatch Events and AWS Lambda you now have the ability to programmatically wrangle security events that may occur within your AWS environment including prevention, detection, response, and remediation. This session covers the process of automating security event response with various AWS building blocks, taking several ideas from drawing board to code and gaining confidence in your coverage by proactively testing security monitoring and response effectiveness before anyone else does.

    Products and Services: Amazon CloudWatch, AWS Config, Amazon VPC Flowlogs, Amazon GuardDuty, AWS CloudTrail
    14:30 – 14:50 Partner Session
    14:50 – 15:35 Data *Localization* and Protection: Encryption, Availability, Resiliency & Durability

    Protecting data means ensuring confidentiality, integrity, and availability. In this session, we will discuss the full range of data protection capabilities provided by AWS along with a deep dive into AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS). Learn about data protection strategies for ensuring data integrity and availability using AWS native services that provide durability, recoverability, and resiliency for customer data on AWS. In addition, learn how to define an encryption strategy to protect data cryptographically, including managing AWS KMS permissions, defining key rotation and best practices for using the AWS Encryption SDK with AWS KMS for custom software development.

    Products and Services: AWS KMS, AWS CloudHSM, AWS Certificate Manager
    15:35 – 15:55

    Partner Session

    15:55 – 16:30 Afternoon Tea
    16:30 – 17:15   Endpoint Device Security using AWS IoT

    With the ever-increasing adoption of IoT in various industries, managing security of device fleets is the most important priority for any successful implementation. IoT solution providers for Industry 4.0 are required to comply with the security controls defined by the Industrial Internet Consortium for greater acceptance of their solutions within the industry. In this session, we will present how to leverage the hardware Root of Trust using a Trusted Platform Module and integrate with AWS IoT for providing endpoint device security. This solution will also highlight how security can be monitored centrally using AWS IoT Device Defender.

    Products and Services: AWS IOT, AWS IoT Device Defender
  • Track 5: Migration 1
  • 11:30 – 12:15 Migration - State of the Union

    In this session, you will see how Enterprises in India are rapidly increasing the adoption of cloud as a catalyst for transformation and to create a culture of innovation and speed. The session will also share insights and best practices from AWS global and regional experiences that will help enterprises migrate core applications and learn about the processes and technologies for hybrid deployments including AWS Landing Zone and AWS Migration Hub.

    Products and Services:
    AWS Migration Hub, AWS Control Tower, Migration Readiness Assessment and Planning
    12:15 – 12:45 Partner Session
    12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
    13:45 – 14:30 Deploy, Scale and Manage your Microsoft Workloads on AWS

    We start our session by discussing why customers want to deploy Microsoft Windows applications on AWS. We will share reference architectures and best practices for implementing Microsoft products and technologies including Active Directory, Remote Desktop Gateway, Exchange, SharePoint and Lync on AWS. We will conclude with best practices for managing and monitoring Microsoft technologies on AWS.

    Products and Services: AWS Managed Microsoft AD, Amazon EC2, Amazon RDS
    14:30 – 14:50 Partner Session
    14:50 – 15:35 The New Normal for Mission-Critical SAP Workloads

    In order to increase business agility, drive transformation and reduce costs, enterprise customers are moving their entire SAP landscapes to AWS. Examples of enterprise customers running their core businesses on AWS include Jubiliant Foodworks, LTI and Brigade Group. In this session, you will hear why thousands of customers are running SAP workloads on AWS and understand how AWS helps Fortune 500 companies migrate and transform their environments and accelerate greater innovation with AWS.

    Products and Services: SAP on AWS
    15:35 – 15:55

    Partner Session

    15:55 – 16:30 Afternoon Tea
    16:30 – 17:15   Accelerating your Cloud Migration with VMware Cloud on AWS

    Customers are using VMware Cloud on AWS to accelerate cloud migrations, deploy hybrid architectures and replace their DR environments. VMware Cloud on AWS brings a new dimension of hybrid cloud and mixed architecture to many customers, offering the opportunity for augmenting and evolving existing and legacy applications. Learn how VMware Cloud on AWS can help build a lower-risk and iterative transformation approach to your traditional applications and data in a hybrid environment.  We will also share best practices to protect and scale your workload by natively integrating AWS services such as AWS Direct Connect, Amazon S3, Amazon RDS, and Amazon Elastic Load Balancing. This session will help you bring your entire IT landscape closer to your digital innovation goals.

    Products and Services: VMWare
  • Track 6: Migration 2
  • 11:30 – 12:15 Building A Mass Migration Program - Moving Through Vision to Experiment and Scale (Level 200)

    National Australia Bank has publicly stated its intent to transform technology and operations investing a further $1.5B over the next 3 years. A major element is a mass migration of applications to cloud to help unlock the cost, risk and agility benefits and enable their teams to deliver better customer outcomes. In this session, you will hear how NAB formulated their strategy, why NAB partnered with AWS, lessons learned through its journey to the Cloud and how this shift has brought value to both its employees and customers and will continue to yield gains to its business.

    Products and Services: AWS Professional Services
    12:15 – 12:45 Partner Session
    12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
    13:45 – 14:30 Which Database is Right for your Application

    Choosing the right persistence layer for your application is important. In this session, we will walk you through the available choices for databases and compare their pros and cons. Expect to walk away with a simple flowchart that can help you decide on the right database for your applications.

    Products and Services: Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Neptune, Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) 
    14:30 – 14:50 Partner Session
    14:50 – 15:35 Best Practices for Migrating Databases to the Cloud (Level 300)

    Database migration is a complex, multiphase process which usually includes assessment, database schema conversion (if you are changing engines), script conversion, data migration, functional testing, performance tuning and many other steps. The AWS Database Migration Service and AWS Schema Conversion Tool help lower costs, risks and the duration of your database migration including data replication projects. Learn best practices to migrate your databases to AWS.

    Products and Services: AWS Database Migration Service, AWS Schema Conversion Tool, Amazon Aurora
    15:35 – 15:55

    Partner Session

    15:55 – 16:30 Afternoon Tea
    16:30 – 17:15   Build A Hybrid Cloud Architecture Using AWS Landing Zone

    Application modernization projects with AWS starts with the creation of an AWS Landing Zone. Based on AWS best practices, AWS Landing Zone helps ensure a secure, performant, highly available and cost-efficient AWS environment. Common hybrid cloud use cases such as cloud migration, data center extension, disaster recovery, cloud bursting and edge computing require data integration, operations management and monitoring, security and networking as the foundational components of a hybrid cloud architecture. In this session, we will dive deep on the networking, security, account management structure, operation management and monitoring best practices to build your own AWS Landing Zone that can be extended into your data center.

    Products and Services: AWS Landing Zone
  • Track 7: Media
  • 11:30 – 12:15 State of Union - Media and What’s New from AWS

    Media and Entertainment companies are increasingly taking advantage of the scalability, elasticity and security of the AWS Cloud to enable their businesses in new ways. This session will cover key trends shaping the Media and Entertainment industry both in India and globally. We will share examples of media industry customers who are using AWS Services to drive transformational change. We will also highlight recent announcements from AWS that influence the Media and Entertainment space.

    Products and Services: AWS Elemental Media Services, AWS Edge Services
    12:15 – 12:45 Partner Session
    12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
    13:45 – 14:30 Driving Innovation at the Edge

    We will cover how AWS is driving innovation at the Edge to enable media industry to deliver scalable and secure customer experience. Customers can now accelerate delivery of content, get more control over traffic and avail higher level of detection, protection and mitigation against large and sophisticated attacks.

    Products and Services: Amazon CloudFront, AWS WAF - Web Application Firewall, AWS Shield, Lambda@Edge
    14:30 – 14:50 Partner Session
    14:50 – 15:35 Enabling the Most Advanced Media Workflows

    In this session, we will speak about how AWS is enabling video providers to bring engaging content to their customers. Content owners can easily create on-demand content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery at scale. Broadcasters and content distributors can simplify and streamline their digital media workflows, without spending a lot of time and money to procure and integrate technology.

    Products and Services: AWS Elemental, Amazon CloudFront, Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier
    15:35 – 15:55

    Partner Session

    15:55 – 16:30 Afternoon Tea
    16:30 – 17:15   Transforming the Broadcast Supply Chain

    AWS helps broadcasters to automate media supply chains around content acquisition, asset management, production and post production and creates outputs for playout and distribution. We will share how customers can deploy next generation broadcast workflows and channel origination on AWS in the near future.

    Products and Services: AWS Thinkbox, AWS Elemental MediaConnect, AWS Elemental MediaTailor, AWS AI and ML services
  • Track 8: FSI
  • 11:30 – 12:15 Enterprise Transformation at HDFC Life

    Journey from Innovation Project to Migration on AWS - HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited leveraged AWS to create a new data platform, Atom, to analyze customer expectations and to engage meaningfully with customers on online platforms. The objective is to simplify the entire journey across multiple touch points – right from understanding a life insurance product to purchasing it. Tasting initial success from such Innovation Projects, HDFC is looking to migrate the TEBT (Technology Enabled Business Transformation) landscape; a collection of 50 odd apps to AWS.
    12:15 – 12:45 Partner Session
    12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
    13:45 – 14:30 Lending Organization Transformation Story from Monolithic to Containers

    Orchestrating containers on AWS - Using containers has become a common practice across many workloads. In this session we will cover the benefits of using containers, Focusing on the value of using container orchestrators in managing containers at scale. The session will provide an insight on commonly used container orchestrators on AWS (Amazon ECS , Amazon EKS). The session goal is to provide valuable insights to support the process of choosing a container orchestrator on AWS.
    14:30 – 14:50 Partner Session
    14:50 – 15:35 Deciphering Cloud for the Financial Services Enterprise

    Customer demands for higher levels of service and value, constantly evolving technology capabilities and stringent regulatory requirements are all powerful forces reshaping the financial services industry. The need to replace legacy systems, address security concerns, all the while supporting a highly seasonal 24/7/365 operations present barriers to innovation. In this session, we will hear from Rajeev, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer of Ingenico Payments on the move to public cloud to overcome challenges and embrace cloud as an opportunity. He will further delve into the strategic imperatives of Agility and Innovation and how they are re-architecting and transforming their financial systems landscape at Ingenico to rapidly build scalable systems, leveraging AWS Services across compute, database, analytics and security.
    15:35 – 15:55

    Partner Session

    15:55 – 16:30 Afternoon Tea
    16:30 – 17:15   How Enterprises are Modernizing their Security, Risk Management and Compliance Strategy

    Many organizations view security, risk and compliance functions as blockers to Innovation. In this session, we walk through an approach which can be used to address enterprise-level security, risk management and compliance strategy. The session will highlight and identify the changes needed in executive engagement, budgeting, skills planning and resource allocation, to provide prescriptive guidance for customers in regulated industries such as Banking, Securities, Lending and Insurance to migrate material workloads to AWS. Later in the session, you will also hear from two early enterprise adopters of AWS, sharing how their organizations evolved the Security, Risk and Compliance posture to enable cloud adoption.
17:15 – 17:45

Closing Key Note: Madhusudan Shekar, Head Digital Innovation, AISPL

Level 100

Introductory

Sessions will cover an overview of services, features, and benefits with no prerequisites presumed.

Level 200

Intermediate

Sessions will focus on best practices, details of service features, and demos or code samples. Assumes introductory knowledge of topic.

Level 300

Advanced

Sessions will dive deeper into service features, lessons learned, deployment, and architecture examples. Assumes in-depth understanding of service use cases and AWS platform.

Level 400

Expert

Sessions will focus on more complex topics such as advanced coding, architecture, infrastructure design, and solutions. Deep understanding of subject matter is presumed.