Summit Agenda and Session Guides

July 26, 2023 | Javits Center

AWS Summit New York is now wrapped! Thank you to all who attended and we can't wait to see you at Summit 2024!

Catch up on 2023 content by watching our keynote and learn how generative AI is transforming organizations, across all kinds of industries and applications.

AWS Summit New York is a free, in-person event that brings together cloud enthusiasts for a day of learning, networking, and collaboration. Attend keynotes, breakout content, and interactive labs led by AWS experts, partners, and customers - and network with other industry professionals about the latest cloud computing technologies.

AWS Summit New York agenda

What to expect

At this year’s Summit, we’re offering over 115 sessions covering a wide range of topics and technical depth, so you’re sure to find something relevant to your interests and skill level. Hear directly from AWS experts, builders, customers, and partners – all sharing their insights on AI and machine learning, analytics, database, EC2 compute, storage, DevOps & developer productivity, serverless, and much more.

  • Join Swami Sivasubramanian, VP of Databases, Analytics, and ML at AWS, as he delves into the innovative ways companies are leveraging the power of AWS to revolutionize industries.

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

  • Race for prizes, glory, and a chance to advance to the AWS DeepRacer Grand Finale to compete for the coveted AWS DeepRacer Championship Cup. Build and train a reinforcement learning model at a workshop, or bring one you have trained at home. You can then put your model to the test and compete on the track in the AWS Summit expo hall. 

    Start your engines, the race is on!

  • With over 115 sessions including a keynote, workshops, chalk talks, and more, you’ll hear directly from AWS experts, builders, customers, and partners. For a detailed overview of session types and levels, visit the Session type guide and Level guide.

  • Learn from AWS experts about how AWS Training and Certification can help you gain practical experience with real-world cloud scenarios, validate your cloud expertise, and much more. During AWS Summit New York City you will have access to:

    • Labs 
    • Express Training
    • T&C Booth


Tuesday, July 25th

10:00AM - 6:00PM: Early badge pick up

Wednesday, July 26th

7:00AM - 6:00PM: Badge pick up
8:00AM - 6:00PM: Expo open
8:00AM - 9:30AM: Coffee in expo
8:30AM - 5:15PM: Sessions
11:00AM - 12:30PM: Keynote
12:30PM - 2:00PM: Lunch
5:00PM - 6:00PM: Networking reception

Attendee Guides

With over 115 sessions available, selecting which to join at AWS Summit New York City may feel overwhelming. Let us help you!

Explore our Agenda Built for Technical Builders

From a keynote and workshops to chalk talks, labs, and breakout sessions create an agenda from technical sessions designed to take your cloud computing skills to the next level.

 Download the Technical Builders Guide

Explore our Agenda Built for Business Leaders

Whether new to the cloud or an experienced user, we’ve curated content to help you realize what’s possible with today’s cloud technology, covering a wide range of topics and technology.

 Download the Business Leaders Guide

Session Catalog

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Level guide

Level 100: Foundational

Level 100 sessions are designed to give an overview or introduction to AWS services. These sessions focus on features, functions, and benefits, with content that highlights basic use cases and showcases how a service or feature can be used in your applications and how it can be integrated with other services.

Level 200: Intermediate

Level 200 sessions assume a general knowledge of the topic and provide a technical deeper dive into a service or use case. This content typically includes architecture, integration, and configuration of common use cases. Level 200 content provides tips and tricks, best practices, or high-level troubleshooting guidance.

Level 300: Advanced

Level 300 sessions assume proficiency of the topic and typically cover in-depth architecture, development, deployment and migration examples. Level 300 content drills into how a service can be used and dives deep into customer use cases. Level 300 content covers complex design, development, and deployment best practices that address the needs of experienced AWS users.

Level 400: Expert

Level 400 sessions are for advanced or expert AWS customers. These sessions are geared toward super-skilled users who want to learn the deep inner workings of AWS services. Level 400 content demonstrates complex design, development, and deployment strategies.

Session type guide


A talk given by High level AWS leadership and/or partners and customers that establishes an underlying theme and/or contains new product announcements.

Breakout Session

Lecture-style presentations covering a broad range of topics for various skill levels delivered by AWS experts, builders, customers, sponsors, and partners. Breakout sessions typically include a Q&A session at the end of the presentation.

Builders Session

An interactive, small-group session led by an AWS expert who guides attendees as they learn how to build with a product or service on AWS. The session begins with a short explanation of the intended task, and then attendees experiment and build. Attendees must bring their laptops to participate.

Chalk Talk

A highly interactive experience intended to foster a technical discussion about real-world architecture challenges. Chalk talks begin with a short lecture delivered by an AWS expert, followed by whiteboarding and a Q&A session.

Customer Lightning Talk

Short presentations where attendees hear directly from AWS customers about their cloud journeys. Attendees can discover how customers are innovating, expediting, and scaling real-world solutions.

Dev Chat

Community-led sessions where attendees hear directly from AWS customers and AWS Heroes about how they are innovating, expediting, and scaling real-world solutions.


Hands-on learning experiences designed to use the AWS Labs platform and lab experience products for self-paced digital training and instructor-led training.

Lightning Talk

Short presentations that are dedicated to a specific customer story, service demonstration, or AWS Partner offering.

Startup Talk

Sessions that feature the stories of now-successful founders and their unique journeys. Attendees can learn about real-world customer use cases, business breakthroughs, and inspiring stories from some of the top startups around the world and the investors who fund them.


Interactive sessions where attendees work in small groups to build a solution to a problem using AWS products and services. Attendees must bring their laptops to participate.

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