AWS Summit Online ASEAN

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AWS Summit Online ASEAN is designed to educate you about AWS products and services, as well as to help you design, deploy, and operate your infrastructure and applications. Get inspired by the opening keynotes, customers who have successfully built solutions on AWS, and insightful technical demos delivered by AWS subject matter experts. Now available on-demand, tune in from your preferred device in the comfort of your office or home.

Whether you are getting started on the cloud or an experienced user, learn something new at AWS Summit Online ASEAN.

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Select a Track:

  • Keynotes
  • Launch
  • Industries Embracing the Cloud - Business
  • Transform
  • Financial Services
  • Women In Tech
  • Prototyping
  • Industries Embracing the Cloud - Technical
  • Modernise
  • Accelerating Development on Cloud
  • Insights
  • Security & Governance
  • Community Track
  • AWS DeepRacer Workshops
  •  Bahasa Indonesia
  • Keynotes
  • Opening Keynote

    There has never been a more important time to be flexible. Join Peter DeSantis, Senior Vice President, AWS Global Infrastructure and Customer Support, and special guest Dorothy Li, Vice President, AWS BI and Analytics as they discuss how moving your applications, data, and workloads to the cloud gives you the flexibility you need to reinvent your business. Be inspired by how UnionBank of the Philippines built Cloud capabilities to complement their push for financial inclusion, how XL Axiata partnered with AWS to transform into an "all-digital telco” and how PETRONAS is working with AWS to build a sustainable culture of Innovation.

    AWS Speakers:
    Peter DeSantis, Senior VP, AWS Global Infrastructure and Customer Support, AWS
    Dorothy Li, Vice President of BI and Analytics, AWS
    Conor McNamara, Managing Director, ASEAN, AWS

    Customer Speakers:
    Datuk Md Arif Mahmood, EVP & CEO, Downstream, PETRONAS
    Justo A. Ortiz, Vice Chairman of the Board, UnionBank of the Philippines
    Yessie Yosetya, Chief Information and Digital Officer, XL Axiata


    Technical Keynote

    In 2006, AWS began offering IT infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services – now commonly known as cloud computing. Over the last 15 years we’ve seen cloud computing become the new normal. In this session, join Dean Samuels, Chief Technologist, AWS, and Shweta Jain, APAC Media & Entertainment BDM, AWS, as they take you through the journey of how AWS customers have designed and implemented evolvable architectures in the cloud. You will get to see some of the next generation technologies in action solving real world problems and hear about what the future holds for cloud computing customers.

    AWS Speakers:
    Dean Samuels, Chief Technologist, AWS
    Shweta Jain, APAC Media & Entertainment BDM, AWS

  • Launch
  • Launch –
    Getting Started with
    your AWS Journey

    About the track (Level 100 - 200)

    Thinking of getting started with AWS but not sure where to begin? Moving to the public cloud is less about technology and more about achieving desired business outcomes. Agility and Innovation are amongst the top two reasons for customers to choose AWS. In this track, you will find out how AWS can help kick-start your cloud journey with easy to launch cloud based solutions, as well as learn how to manage your costs, find new revenue streams, increase your workforce productivity and scale your digital footprint to support millions of users.

    Building a successful SaaS startup on AWS (Level 100 - Introductory)

    Learn about the broad range of AWS programs and resources to empower you to successfully build, market and sell your solutions. AWS has built programs tailored for fast-scaling global startups that provide the resources they need to grow their cloud-based businesses. We will be covering best practices to develop a product on AWS, increase your visibility as an AWS partner and co-sell with AWS.

    Session Topic: Startups, Getting Started on AWS, Marketplace
    Who Should Attend:
    Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Business user, Startup founder, Entrepreneur
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Well-Architected Tool, AWS PrivateLink, AWS Marketplace, Amazon Cognito, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), Amazon EventBridge

    AWS Speaker: Peter Butsch, Sales Manager, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Aki Ranin, Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer, Bambu


    Cost optimisation on AWS - Journey from MVP to production-scale workload (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    Cost savings are a key priority across businesses, and at AWS we want to help you run the most cost effective workload on the AWS Cloud. In this session, we will dive into best practices for cost optimisation, as well as dive into techniques you can leverage to reduce your overall spending on AWS.

    Session Topic: Getting Started on AWS, Management Tools & Governance, Compute
    Who Should Attend: 
    Developer, DevOps, Solution Architect, IT Administrator, Cloud enthusiast, Business decision maker, Startup founder
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling, Amazon EC2 Spot Instances, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda

    AWS Speaker: Eryan Ariobowo, Senior Solutions Architect, AWS


    Right-start your new AWS account (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    Have you recently set up a new AWS Account for personal or business purposes? Are you wondering what are the first things to do to appropriately secure your AWS account? Would you like to automate best practices to manage your new AWS account? In this session, discover the top 10 things to do with your new AWS account in order to operate securely and correctly.

    Session Topic: Getting Started, Management Tools & Governance, Security, Compliance & Identity, Networking & Global Infrastructure
    Who Should Attend: 
    Developer, DevOps, Architect, IT Administrator, InfoSec, Technical decision maker, Cloud enthusiast
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), AWS CloudTrail, Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon CloudWatch Events, Amazon CloudWatch Logs, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon GuardDuty, AWS Security Hub, AWS Secrets Manager, AWS Single Sign-On, AWS X-Ray, AWS Well-Architected Tool

    AWS Speaker: Eshaan Anand, Senior Partner Solutions Architect, AWS


    Cloud as a growth enabler for Small & Medium Businesses (Level 100 - Introductory)

    Cloud is making technology easier, faster and cheaper to leverage for small and medium businesses (SMB) to grow their top line revenues and bottom line profits. It also empowers SMBs with increased access to newer markets as well as increased employment. In this session, discover how AWS is helping to democratise technology by enabling SMBs to become ‘Digital SMBs’, empowering both builders and buyers alike. Learn how SMBs across various industries are using AWS to transform their business in ASEAN.

    Session Topic: SMB, Industry Solutions, Enterprise (Digital Transformation), Innovation
    Who Should Attend: Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Entrepreneur
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

    AWS Speaker: Gunish Chawla, Head of Mid-Market & SMB, ASEAN, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Ria Vidal, AVP IT, CDO Foodsphere Inc, Philippines


    Introduction to AWS Security for FSI (Level 100 - Introductory)

    Financial Services executives are facing pressures to lower IT costs, innovate quickly, and utilise new technologies to design for the future. These pressures are why Financial Services executives are no longer asking “if” they will move to the cloud, but “how” to meet their regulatory obligations when moving to the cloud. Most jurisdictions that regulate Financial Services do not prohibit the use of cloud services, but require a higher level of due diligence from customers who are using third-party service providers, one that is commensurate with the level of associated risk.

    In this session, we introduce the AWS Shared Responsibility Model along with key security services that allow you to build security controls that are aligned to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework categories: identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover. We will also discuss five common principles related to Financial Services regulation that customers should consider when using AWS cloud services and specifically, applying the shared responsibility model to their regulatory requirements.

    Session Topic: Security & Compliance, Compliance & Identity, Management Tools & Governance, Financial Services
    Who Should Attend: FSI Business Decision Maker, Information Security Officer, CISO, Risk and Compliance Officer, IT Audit, Architect
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Artifact, AWS Config, AWS Organizations, AWS Config, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), AWS Key Management Service (KMS), AWS Web Application Firewall (WAF), Amazon GuardDuty, AWS Security Hub, AWS System Manager

    AWS Speaker: Lip Gee Tan, Senior Solutions Architect, AWS


    Non-technical journey to Cloud adoption on AWS (Level 100 - Introductory)
    (Sponsored Session by eCloudValley)

    Businesses around the globe have been severely disrupted by the global pandemic and are faced with the pressures of reducing their operational costs. Many companies are considering if their existing business operating model can withstand the effects of the crisis, and are challenged on how to plan and execute a successful migration to the cloud. In this session, we will discuss the real challenges traditional companies face and how the cloud can alleviate and solve their business problems. Join us in this non-technical session to learn more about the true business benefits you can achieve by migrating to the cloud, and listen to some insightful customer use cases that highlight these benefits.

    Session Topic: Migration, Enterprise (Digital Transformation), Customer Experience
    Who Should Attend: 
    Startup Founders, IT/Business Decision Maker, IT Architect

    Partner Speaker: Jonathan Que, Country Manager, eCloudvalley Technology Pte Ltd

  • Industries Embracing the Cloud - Business
  • Industries Embracing
    the Cloud –
    a Business Perspective

    About the track (Level 100 - 200)

    AWS provides a comprehensive suite of services and solutions to run sophisticated and scalable applications to help achieve better business outcomes. Running your business applications in the AWS Cloud can enable you to move faster, operate more securely, and save substantial costs; all while benefiting from the agility, scale and performance of the cloud. But what industries can benefit from AWS Cloud solutions? Join this track to learn from insightful ASEAN customer success stories and learn about solutions across various industries like Retail, Manufacturing, Consumer Packaged Goods, Telco and more.

    Building a Cloud native food delivery platform within 3 months (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    In today's "new normal", where safe distancing has resulted in reduced dining out, the food delivery business has grown exponentially. In this session, learn how Siam Commercial Bank in Thailand developed a new food delivery platform to support small and medium enterprises and merchants at zero fees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discover how this was accomplished within 3 months, by building with cloud native architecture on AWS including Amazon EKS, AWS Lambda, and Microservices.

    Session Topic: Financial Services Industry, Startups, Enterprise (Digital Transformation), Containers
    Who Should Attend:
     Architect, Business decision maker, Business User, Technical decision maker
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Well-Architected, AWS Cloudtrail, AWS Config, Amazon Cognito, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), Amazon SNS, Amazon Cloudfront, Amazon Aurora, AWS Lambda

    AWS Speaker: Surawut Phornthabthong, Senior Solution Architect, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Panit Wechasil, SVP Delivery Lead, Siam Commercial Bank


    Healthcare - Cybersecurity (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    In this session, we will address the security complexities that may arise in preparation for Digital Health 2023. Hear about how AWS is strengthening engagements with Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) in the Health Sector, including public, private, and community hospitals, as well as general practitioners, specialist clinics, dental services providers and laboratories.

    Session Topic: Healthcare, Security, Compliance & Identity, AI/ML
    Who Should Attend:
     Architect, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, IT Administrator, InfoSec, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Business user
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Network Firewall, Amazon GuardDuty, Amazon Macie, Amazon Inspector, AWS IoT Core, Amazon Rekognition, Amazon SageMaker, Amazon Lex, AWS Well-Architected Tool

    AWS Speaker: Andrew Hodges, Senior Security Advisor, AWS


    Channel production and broadcast in the Cloud - What's possible now? (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    In recent years, major players in the broadcast industry have migrated many of their media technology operations, including their broadcast workloads, to AWS, in order to take advantage of the agility, scalability, PAYG pricing, and advanced AI/ML services to automate workflows and create smart archives. In this session, learn from customer use cases and dive into the next set of challenges for the industry as it moves to live, professional-quality production in the cloud.

    Session Topic: Media & Entertainment, AI/ML, Industry Solutions, Enterprise (Digital Transformation)
    Who Should Attend:
     Architect, Broadcast Engineering, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Media Services, Amazon S3 Glacier, Amazon Rekognition, Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2)

    AWS Speaker: Shweta Jain, APAC Media & Entertainment BDM, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Elliot Renton, EVP - Head of Asia Pacific, Grabyo


    Cloud first, then what? (Level 100 - Introductory)

    At a time when telecommunication companies are struggling to maintain their revenue streams, Globe Telecom has set its sights on survival and beyond. As one of the major players in the Philippine telecommunications market, Globe has introduced a cloud-first policy and is now embarking on a journey to achieve 100% AWS certification across their IT team by the end of 2021. This session will illustrate why enablement is the critical next step to unlocking the value of cloud investment and true digital transformations in an organisation.

    Session Topic: Telecommunications, Customer Experience
    Who Should Attend:
     Business decision maker, Business user, Cloud enthusiast, Technical decision maker

    AWS Speaker: Stephanie Pandji, Senior Guild Engagement Manager, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Paul Pili, Head of ISG Solutions Chapters, Globe Telecom


    How Tagvance leverages AWS IoT to digitise the Maritime, Construction and Mining Industries (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    With the rise of Industry 4.0, many sectors that once operated largely offline are now being increasingly digitised. Tagvance, a Singapore-based IoT startup, is leading the way into digitising the Maritime, Construction and Mining industries with their fully wireless Asset and Workforce Tracking solutions. Tagvance helps to increase business efficiency and people safety for customers like the Maritime Port Association, Samsung Construction or Jurong Port.

    In this session, hear how Olivia Chen, Co-Founder and CEO of Tagvance, leverages AWS technologies (AWS IoT for Lorawan, Amazon Greengrass) and AWS Programs (APN Technology Partnership) to enable Tagvance customers to make data-driven decisions.

    Session Topic: Maritime, Manufacturing, Logistics, Internet of Things, Enterprise (Digital Transformation)
    Who Should Attend:
     Startup founder, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Cloud enthusiast, Developer, Data Analyst, Entrepreneur
    AWS Services Covered: AWS IoT Greengrass, AWS IoT Core, AWS IoT Events, Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics, Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose, AWS Lambda

    AWS Speaker: Antoine Brochet, SUS Account Manager Singapore, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Olivia Chen, Co-Founder and CEO, Tagvance


    How Pizza Hut built an analytics platform on AWS to improve customer experience and drive innovation (Level 100 - Introductory)

    Companies are choosing to store massive amounts of data in data lakes, replacing legacy, manual data aggregation and analytics processes. Data lakes provide quick and easy access to relevant data to support timely business decisions, as well as offer robust, secure, and scalable architecture. In this session, learn how Pizza Hut utilises a data lake to quickly gain powerful insights to their customers' buying behaviour, trends and important business performance metrics, all within a single dashboard and through custom business intelligence reports.

    Session Topic: Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) / Retail, Big Data & Analytics, Management Tools & Governance, Industry Solutions
    Who Should Attend: Architect, Data Analyst, Cloud enthusiast, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Business user, Startup founder
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Redshift, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), AWS Glue, AWS Lake Formation, Amazon SageMaker

    AWS Speaker: Abhinav Gupta, Senior Partner Development Manager, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Aurelie Batmalle, Head of Ecommerce, APAC, Pizza Hut


    How to achieve operational excellence in the Cloud (Level 100 - Introductory)
    (Sponsored Session by New Relic)

    What does operational excellence in the cloud look like? In this session we’ll show you how observability by design will provide the right visibility and optics across your entire cloud operations to unify your teams, make your cloud and services providers work harder for you, align and de-risk your migrations, accelerate cloud adoption and reduce bill shock.

    With real-time telemetry you’ll be able to exploit new technologies to meet new business objectives - continuously evolving to new architectures with stability, promote insight-driven velocity with guardrails to experiment confidently, and automate and improve distributed systems to optimise your environment and scale better.

    Session Topic: Migration to the Cloud, Serverless, Containers
    Who Should Attend:
     IT admin, Developer, IT Architect, Infosec

    Partner Speaker: Max Bausher, Cloud Transformation Architect, New Relic

  • Transform
  • Transform –
    Reimagine your Business
    with Cloud Solutions

    About the track (Level 100 - 200)

    Digital transformation is reimagining your business to a new level. Discover how AWS cloud impacts organizations, collaborate to solve business challenges, and identify the key components of a successful transformation roadmap be it via solutions including in the space of voice based cognitive solutions, Analytics, Machine Learning, VR/AR technologies, real time customer engagements among others.

    Fireside Chat: Train your FSI builders to anchor Digital Transformation (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    DBS has embarked on a Digital Transformation, anchored by a visible commitment to skills and enablement and by embedding a culture of learning across their organisation. In this session, David Herrera Rebollo, SVP Cloud Engineering from DBS, will share how partnering with AWS for Cloud skills enablement is complementing their journey to becoming the best digital bank in the world.

    Session Topic: Financial Services Industry, Enterprise (Digital Transformation), Training & Certification
    Who Should Attend: Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Cloud enthusiast
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Training and Certification, AWS Machine Learning, AWS DeepRacer, Amazon SageMaker, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

    AWS Speaker: Peter Murray, Business Development Lead FSI, AWS
    Customer Speaker: David Herrera Rebollo, SVP Cloud Engineering, DBS


    Drive transformation with innovation (Level 100 - Introductory)

    In this session, gain insights on the culture of innovation at Amazon and the mechanisms that are used to drive it. Learn more about different approaches you can take when it comes to driving transformation in your organisation, using 2-Pizza Teams, Cloud Centers of Excellence, Working Backwards frameworks and more.

    Session Topic: Innovation, Migration, Big Data & Analytics
    Who Should Attend:
     Cloud enthusiast, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Business user, Entrepreneur
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Data Lake, AWS IoT Analytics, AWS Lambda

    AWS Speaker: 
    Navin Wathan, Senior Advisory Consultant, AWS
    Anh Han, Senior Advisory Consultant, AWS


    The evolution of CMOs in a data-first world (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    In 2020, digital transformation accelerated at a rate quicker than imaginable. As businesses shaped themselves, so did customers in the way they engage with products and services. Channels of engagement have magnified, forcing businesses to reinvent and re-engage audiences, and this is accelerating the need for marketeers and growth leaders to leverage data insights to make every interaction with customers relevant and mutually beneficial. In this session, discover how Martech is being transformed by data-first solutions in a consumer-first world.

    Session Topic: Customer Experience, Big Data & Analytics, Industry Solutions
    Who Should Attend:
     Business user, Business decision maker, Data Analyst, Data Scientist
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Personalize, Amazon Pinpoint, Amazon Connect

    AWS Speaker: Naveen Asrani, APJ Startup Connections BDM, AWS
    Customer Speakers: 
    Anna Gong, CEO & Founder, PERX Tech
    Anindya Datta, CEO and Chairman, Mobilewalla


    From data to insights - Making mass personalisation a reality (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    In this session, learn about the importance of data and how companies can leverage data to drive insights and innovation in their businesses. Hear about how Malaysia’s largest homegrown e-wallet company built a data platform on AWS and is now leveraging this strategic asset to understand their customers’ 360 journey, improving the experience for millions of users.

    Session Topic: Data & Analytics, Fast Moving Consumer Good (FMCG)/ Retail, AI/ML
    Who Should Attend: Cloud enthusiast, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Business user, Architect
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Redshift, Amazon Personalize, AWS Lake Formation, AWS Glue, AWS Data Lake, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

    AWS Speaker: Jun May Cheng, Territory Sales, AWS


    How AXA Singapore transformed into a data-driven enterprise through a modern data platform on AWS (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    Organisations are on a data-driven journey to use actionable insights, analytics, and AI/ML to create new revenue streams, improve customer experience, and increase operational efficiency. AXA is one such organisation that is leveraging analytics to transform from being an Insurance Provider to a Business Partner for their customers. In this session, learn how AXA fostered a customer-centric and “data-driven” self-service culture to enable their transformation.

    Session Topic: Data & Analytics, Enterprise (Digital Transformation)
    Who Should Attend: Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Data Analyst
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Redshift, Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Amazon SageMaker, Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics, AWS Glue

    AWS Speaker: Ganamanas Das, Senior ASEAN GTM Specialist, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Romain Bourgeois, Head of Data Foundations, AXA Insurance Singapore


    From document-heavy to data-driven organisation using Intelligent document processing (Level 100 - Introductory)

    In 2021, digital transformation initiatives in more than three-quarters of enterprises will focus on automation, with a fifth of enterprises expanding investment in intelligent document extraction. Extracting data from complex documents such as handwritten reports, receipts, invoices, on-boarding documentation and claims, can be an expensive, time consuming, highly manual and error prone process. In this session, learn how companies in Asia Pacific and Japan leverage AWS document understanding solutions that combine computer vision and natural language processing to re-imagine processes, by automating low value tasks and enabling data driven decisions that improve efficiency at a scale.

    Session Topic: AI/ML, Enterprise (Digital Transformation), Innovation
    Who Should Attend:
     Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Business user, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Architect, Cloud enthusiast, Startup founder, Entrepreneur
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Textract, Amazon Comprehend, AWS Lake Formation, Amazon QuickSight, Amazon QuickSight Q, AWS Step Functions, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon A2I

    AWS Speaker: Nieves Garcia, Strategic Initiatives BD - APJ Partners, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Chia Lik Khai, Executive Director, QL Resources


    Benchmark your cloud maturity: A best practices framework (Level 200 - Intermediate)
    (Sponsored Session by VMware)

    Over the past decade, CloudHealth by VMware has worked with thousands of organisations at various stages in their cloud journeys and established a framework to assess and improve cloud maturity across the most critical areas of excellence: financial management, governance and operations, and security & compliance.

    CloudHealth has identified four phases of cloud maturity, best practices for each phase, and how to scale your organisation to the next level. This presentation is brought to you by CloudHealth by VMware, an AWS Partner.

    Session Topic: App Modernisation, Compute
    Who Should Attend:
     IT admin, Developer, IT Architect, Infosec

    Partner Speaker: George Hamilton, Senior Product Line Marketing Manager, CloudHealth by VMware

  • Financial Services
  • Financial Services –
    the Future is in
    the Cloud

    About the track (Level 100 - 200)

    In this uniquely challenging period, businesses and consumers have faced the need to tackle Operational Resilience and building for the future. In this track, hear how financial services institutions of all sizes from across ASEAN are working with AWS to do both. The FSI track sessions will focus on stories from leaders and builders who are transforming their organisations, developing their teams and innovating, in order to deliver resilient business models which delight their customers.

    10 steps FSI customers need to know to securely build and migrate workloads to AWS (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    In this session, we will detail the key steps that financial institutions should follow to successfully and securely migrate regulated workloads to AWS. Learn about the AWS Shared Responsibility Model, and discover how AWS supports customers to achieve their security and compliance objectives in the Cloud.

    Session Topic: Financial Services Industry, Security, Compliance & Identity, Management Tool & Governance
    Who Should Attend:
     Business user, Business decision maker, InfoSec
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Macie, AWS Config, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), AWS Control Tower, Amazon GuardDuty

    AWS Speaker: Alejandra Artiguez, Specialist Solutions Architect, Security, ASEAN, AWS


    Machine learning in FSI: Hyper-personalisation (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    AI/ML provides the next competitive edge for FSIs in the next wave of digital transformation. In this session, gain insights on how ML can be leveraged to transform financial institutions, from improving customer experience with personalisation tools, to building a secure ML workbench for data scientists to build new models.

    Session Topic: Financial Services Industry, AI/ML, Enterprise (Digital Transformation)
    Who Should Attend:
     Business decision maker, Business user, Data Scientist
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon SageMaker, Amazon SageMaker Feature Store, Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth, Amazon SageMaker Pipelines, Amazon Personalize, Amazon Rekognition Image, Amazon Rekognition Video, Amazon Elastic MapReduce

    AWS Speaker: Bernard Leong, Head of AI/ML ASEAN, AWS
    Customer Speakers:
    Joyce Tee, Managing Director & Group Head, SME Banking, DBS
    Peng Khim Ng, Managing Director & Head, Institutional Banking Group Technology, DBS


    Data platforms in FSI: Unlocking an insights-driven organisation (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    Data is at the core of innovation in FSI. In this session, gain insights on how data platforms can be leveraged to power intelligent banking, learn best practices for data teams partnering with line of business, and how to implement a FSI Data Platform at scale.

    Session Topic: Financial Services Industry, Big Data & Analytics, Enterprise (Digital Transformation)
    Who Should Attend:
     Chief Data Officers, Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Analytics Leaders, Data Analyst
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Amazon S3, Amazon SageMaker, AWS Datasync

    AWS Speaker: Fred Groen, Analytics Lead, ASEAN, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Adam Switzer, SVP, Head of Product, Enterprise Data Platform, DBS


    Fastrack to the Cloud - How to scale payments while managing regulatory risk (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    Financial services software companies are working with AWS to provide customers with a fast track to the Cloud. In this session, learn how 2C2P, a leading omni-channel payment service provider in South East Asia and the first to acheive PCI-3DS compliance on the Cloud, is enabling e-commerce providers to provide retail services to customers. In addition, hear how AxiomSL, a cloud-based risk and regulatory data management and reporting platform, is leveraged by global financial institutions to automatically retrieve, manage, and reconcile volumes of disparate, diverse data to comply with risk and regulatory requirements.

    Session Topic: Financial Services Industry, Security, Compliance & Identity, Enterprise (Digital Transformation)
    Who Should Attend:
     Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Business user, Architect, Cloud enthusiast
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), Amazon Aurora, Amazon DynamoDB, AWS CodePipeline, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Services (EKS)

    AWS Speaker: Patrick Kelly, Head of ASEAN ISV, AWS
    Customer Speakers: 
    Myo Zaw, CTO, 2C2P
    Peter Tierney, Chief Customer Success Officer, AxiomSL


    Delivering financial inclusion: How small banks & MFIs leverage Cloud (Level 100 - Introductory)

    Small banks, credit unions and micro finance institutions in ASEAN are increasingly turning to cloud to deliver financial inclusion and meet unique business needs. Join this session to learn about different technology strategies used to unlock transformation and innovation through the use of Cloud. Hear from Thai Credit Retail Bank (TCRB), the fastest growing institution in Thailand that is focused on Micro SMEs, as they share their transformation journey using AWS, and lessons learned. Learn how their strategy enabled TCRB to launch an API-driven open banking platform on AWS and create new opportunities for their customers and partners alike.

    Session Topic: Financial Services Industry, Enterprise (Digital Transformation), Serverless
    Who Should Attend:
     Technical decision maker, Business decision maker, Architect, Entrepreneur
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon API Gateway, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeBuild, AWS Lambda, Amazon Elasticsearch Service, Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), AWS CloudFormation, Amazon DynamoDB

    AWS Speaker: Niraja Gokhale, Industry Specialist Financial Services, Asia, AWS
    Customer Speakers: 
    Roy Agustinus Gunara, Managing Director, Thai Credit Retail Bank Public Company Limited
    Christopher Chan, Chief Information Officer, Thai Credit Retail Bank Public Company Limited


    Moving from resilience to Renaissance: The UnionBank transformation journey (Level 100 - Introductory)

    UnionBank of the Philippines (UBP) began its transformation journey five years ago and is now 95% virtualised on premise, and committed to a "Cloud-only" policy. The bank reinforced its commitment to deliver superior customer experiences and has been championing financial inclusion in the country, with a goal to be 100% on AWS by 2022. As verbalized by the Vice Chairman of the UBP Board, Dr. Justo Ortiz‚ "We need purpose to build a bank of enduring greatness. The reason we get to live beyond 35 years is because we innovate, reinvent and have a purpose."

    In this session, hear Dennis Omila, CIO of UBP share more about the bank's journey and reasons for choosing and moving all of their applications to AWS.

    Session Topic: Financial Services Industry, Enterprise (Digital Transformation), Training & Certification
    Who Should Attend:
     Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, IT Architect

    AWS Speaker: Mitch Bautista, Enterprise Account Manager, Philippines, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Dennis Omila, Chief Information and Operations Officer, UnionBank of the Philippines


    Launching a bank in the Cloud from a bowl of soup (Level 100 - Introductory)

    TNEX is the first digital-only bank in Vietnam and has launched all-in on AWS, leveraging a Mambu core and Amazon Managed Services (AMS). This has enabled TNEX to focus on how they differentiate and serve their customers by leveraging AI and Machine Learning. In this session, hear from Bryan Carroll, CEO of TNEX Vietnam, on how TNEX Bank was built working backwards from a bowl of soup.

    Session Topic: Financial Services Industry, Enterprise (Digital Transformation), Big Data & Analytics
    Who Should Attend:
     Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Data Scientist, Entrepreneur

    AWS Speaker: Luca Durisotto, FSI Business Development ASEAN, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Bryan Carroll, CEO, TNEX Vietnam


    Fireside Chat: How FWD Insurance achieved an uplift in customer conversion by building an AI Customer 360 (Level 100 - Introductory)

    AI Customer 360 goes beyond a 'single view of the customer' by using AI/ ML and graph technologies to expose hidden, blind and unobvious connections and data relationships, leading to deeper and broader customer knowledge and insight. In this session, learn how FWD Insurance has achieved an uplift of customer conversion rate by leveraging an AI Customer 360.

    Session Topic: Financial Services Industry, Big Data & Analytics
    Who Should Attend:
     Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Business user, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Architect, Cloud enthusiast, Startup founder
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Redshift, Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Amazon Athena, AWS Data Lake

    AWS Speaker: Ganamanas Das, Senior ASEAN GTM Specialist, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Dr. Yao Yuhui, Group Head of Data, FWD Insurance


    Powering real time analytics with data virtualisation on AWS (Level 100 - Introductory)
    (Sponsored Session by Denodo Technologies)

    Is your organisation challenged with modernising analytics in the cloud, while driving smarter data integration capabilities?

    With a logical data warehouse, it virtually combines all the data across the enterprise and makes it available to analytical and visualisation tools that facilitate timely, insightful, and impactful decisions.

    In this session, you will learn how data virtualisation helps enterprise transition data between AWS cloud and on-premise easily with a virtual data layer that abstracts business users from the technical details of where data resides. It provides a seamless evolution to the capabilities of an existing data architecture without any business disruption.

    Session Topic: Enterprise (Digital Transformation), Management Tools & Governance
    Who Should Attend:
     Data Analyst, IT/Business Decision Maker, IT Architect, Data Scientist

    Partner Speaker: Ravi Shankar, Senior VP and Chief Marketing Officer, Denodo

  • Women In Tech
  • Women In Tech –
    Making the
    Impossible, Possible

    About the track (Level 100 - 200)

    At AWS we embrace gender inclusion and diversity, and understand the role this plays in building a successful digital business. The future of technology should also be accessible, flexible and inclusive. The new Women In Tech track aims to educate and empower women, bringing female technologists together through technical discussions and customer success stories. Join us as we build the future in the AWS Cloud, engage with the community, and inspire the next generation of Women In Tech.

    Fireside Chat: Leaders enabling women in the financial services industry (Level 100 - Introductory)

    Financial Services as an industry is evolving with disruptions from challenger banks, Fintechs, and technological innovation. With business changes follows cultural changes. In this panel session, we have a candid chat with Noor Farilla Abdullah, Chief Strategy Officer of Bank Islam, to learn from her how the organisation is led through these divergent changes.

    Session Topic: Innovation, Financial Services, Community, Diversity & Inclusion
    Who Should Attend:
    Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Cloud enthusiast, Business user, Founder, CXO, People & Culture and Inclusion Ambassador

    AWS Moderator: Lillian So, Fintech Lead, AWS
    Customer Panelist: Noor Farilla Abdullah, Chief Strategy Officer, Bank Islam


    Readymade intelligence using AI services - for community and industries (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is not only reshaping the way businesses operate but is also helping communities to achieve more. In this session, learn from various use cases on how businesses are leveraging AWS AI services. In addition, discover how communities or specially abled people have benefitted from AWS AI services without machine learning skills, allowing them to interact with the world with greater ease.

    Session Topic: AI/ML, Healthcare, Startup
    Who Should Attend: Business decision makers, Business user, Architect, Cloud enthusiast, Startup founder, Non profit/Charity Organization Decision Makers, Entrepreneur
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Rekognition, Amazon Polly, Amazon Lex, Amazon Personalize, Amazon Forecast, Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Lookout for Vision, Amazon Lookout for Equipment, Amazon HealthLake, Amazon Comprehend for Medical

    AWS Speaker: Seema Gupta, Solutions Architect, AWS


    How diversity delivers innovation (Level 100 - Introductory)

    Diversity helps to unlock and drive innovation, and can have a positive financial impact on organisations. It contributes to growth as varying viewpoints and compelling ideas can be heard, discussed and implemented. In this session, learn how innovation through diversity is key to not only improving customer experiences, but as a source of competitive advantage and enabler of growth. By focusing on innovation through inclusion and diversity, we are able to invest in the future of technology to drive change.

    Session Topic: Diversity & Inclusion, Community, Public Sector
    Who Should Attend:
     DevOps, Architect, Developer, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, IT Administrator, InfoSec, Cloud enthusiast, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Business user, Startup founder
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Connect, AWS Organizations, Amazon S3

    AWS Panelists: 
    Livian Soo, Global Head and Director of Marketing Response Center, AWS
    Shafida Begum, Enterprise SE Lead, Southeast Asia, AWS
    Sity Adila Abdul Satar, Public Sector Partner Development Manager, Malaysia, AWS


    Women forging new paths in tech industries through Cloud Seeders (Level 100 - Introductory)

    According to Rackspace, the lack of cloud talent and slow innovation can cost enterprises as much as USD258 million a year in lost revenues. A wide gender gap in the existing technology workforce exacerbates this skills crisis. Engaging women in the workplace and helping more women break into cloud careers is more critical than ever. However, taking the first step into new terrirories can be intimidating.

    Cloud Seeders is a cloud learning community for women, built by women. In this session featuring Ivy Young, Founder of Cloud Seeders, hear stories of curiosity, perseverance, and sisterhood from those who have committed to pick up new technical skills and pursue career opportunities in the cloud, despite setbacks. Learn about the resources that Cloud Seeders provides to enable more women to thrive in the cloud ecosystem.

    Session Topic: Diversity & Inclusion, Community, Training & Certification
    Who Should Attend:
     Women in non-tech roles, Cloud Enthusiast, Business decision maker, Corporate Sponsors, People & Culture and Inclusion Ambassador

    AWS Speakers: 
    Ivy Young, Founder, Cloud Seeders & Security & Compliance, AWS
    Ankita Kapil, Solutions Architecture PMO, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Madhavi Gauripeddi, Cloud SysAdmin, UNIQGIFT


    Transform your customer experience using Amazon Connect (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    By rapidly modernising and transforming omni-channel customer engagement with Amazon Connect and AWS AI/ML technologies, businesses can accelerate customer innovation and deliver seamless and secure customer experiences for a resilient future. In this session, learn about the vision and latest agent productivity innovations, including new ML, speech, analytics, and channel capabilities. Discover how you can leverage AWS Contact Centre capabilities to reimagine customer experiences.

    Session Topic: Customer Experience (CX), Enterprise (Digital Transformation), AI/ML
    Who Should Attend:
     Cloud/CX enthusiast, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, IT Architect
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Connect, Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, Amazon Pinpoint, AWS Lambda, Amazon Transcribe

    AWS Speaker: Lili Chan, Senior ASEAN Connect Specialist SA, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Francis Loh, Head of Investor Services, SGX (Singapore Exchange)


    Women In VC (Level 100 - Introductory)

    Research shows that only 8% of female founders feel supported by the venture community, primarily due to the sluggish growth of female leadership in VCs. Although their presence is growing, women are still a minority among the most successful VCs today. In this session, we will discuss the common stages that female VCs invest in and the reasons behind them, as well as share best practices for female founders from women in VC.

    Session Topic: Startups, Diversity & Inclusion
    Who Should Attend:
     Startup founder, Entrepreneur

    AWS Moderator: Fannie Soubiele, Startup BDM, AWS
    Customer Panelists: 
    Yiping Goh, Partner at Quest Ventures
    Carmen Yuen, Partner at Vertex Ventures
    Shiyan Koh, Managing Partner at Hustle Fund


    Microservices Observability on EKS with Datadog (Level 200 – Intermediate)
    (Sponsored Session by Datadog)

    As your organisation shifts away from monolithic applications toward microservices, it is difficult to visualise all of the services deployed on Kubernetes and to understand their dependencies, leaving you with potential blind spots when you experience uptime or performance issues. In this session, learn how using Datadog to correlate logs, traces, and metrics for your microservices allows your team to begin troubleshooting before your users experience problems.

    Session Topic: DevOps
    Who Should Attend:
     IT Architect

    Partner Speaker: Hanh Nguyen, Solutions Engineer, Datadog

  • Prototyping
  • Prototyping
    for Impact

    About the track (Level 100 - 300)

    Prototyping is a term often used, though little understood. Join the AWS Prototyping team as they explore the benefits, systems, mechanisms and technologies that drive the velocity, scale and impact enjoyed by hundreds of prototyping customers around the world. Hear from experts on topics including what prototyping is and why you should care, how to best organise your teams for innovation at scale, through to deep dive technical sessions covering leading edge AWS services. In this track, you will also hear our customers share about their prototyping journey. If you are a business or product owner, technologist or are simply interested to see how AWS “does” prototyping, this track is for you.

    Effective Prototyping - Beyond the science experiment (Level 100 - Introductory)

    Many organisations struggle to bring their innovation agenda to life. In this session, explore the role that prototyping plays in an organisation's rapid innovation delivery. Learn about the benefits, pitfalls and opportunities, as well as the mental models, systems, mechanisms and approaches used by the AWS protortyping team through case studies and examples. Leverage these learnings to accelerate your own innovation agenda and apply key learning within the context of your business.

    Session Topic: Introduction to Prototyping, Innovation
    Who Should Attend:
     Developer, Architect, DevOps, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, IT Administrator, InfoSec, Cloud enthusiast, Technical decision maker, Business decision maker, Startup founder, Business user

    AWS Speaker: Jeremy Jonas, Prototyping Architect, AWS


    2021 and beyond - Rapid delivery of emerging technologies using modern prototyping techniques (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    Technology is changing at what feels like a constantly accelerating pace, and it becomes increasingly critical to be able to keep up and iterate on ideas along with it. In this session, discover how to effectively use emerging technologies to innovate in your organisations using modern prototyping techniques. Learn best practices and hear how other AWS customers have successfully innovated with AI/ML, IoT, Serverless, and Analytics by focusing on business outcomes during prototyping.

    Session Topic: Emerging Tech, Prototyping, Innovation
    Who Should Attend:
     Developer, Architect, DevOps, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, IT Administrator, InfoSec, Cloud enthusiast, Technical decision maker, Business decision maker, Startup founder, Business user
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon SageMaker, Amazon Machine Learning, AWS IoT Core, Amazon EventBridge, AWS X-Ray, AWS CDK, AWS Glue, Amazon Athena

    AWS Speaker: Richard Neil Ilagan, Prototyping Architect, AWS


    Prototyping with confidence - Using modern tooling for frictionless, high velocity innovation (Level 300 - Advanced)

    Moving fast does not equate to low quality or risk - it is possiblie to strike a balance between rapid development and relentlessly high standards while innovating. In this session, learn how to use strategic guardrails, tooling and best practices to achieve the right trade-offs that speed up your development, and provide a clear and achievable path to production.

    Session Topic: Tooling, Prototyping, DevOps
    Who Should Attend:
     Developer, Architect, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Cloud enthusiast, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Business user, Startup founder, IT Administrator, DevOps
    AWS Services Covered: AWS CDK, AWS CloudFormation, AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodePipeline, AWS AppSync, AWS Amplify, AWS IAM, AWS Organizations, AWS Config

    AWS Speaker: Jeremy Jonas, Prototyping Architect, AWS


    Warp speed ahead - Accelerating innovation with Prototyping (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    Many organizations struggle to optimise the utilization and scheduling of their valuable resources, often resulting in sub-optimal operational and financial performance. In this session, gain insights through use cases on how modern, rapid prototyping solved this challenge - from the use of the latest AWS Gravitron compute instances and AI/ML, through to user interfaces. Learn how to separate technology driven experiments from business driven prototypes, and take home best practices for modern prototyping in their own business.

    Session Topic: Scheduling, Prototyping, Compute
    Who Should Attend:
     Developer, Architect, Data Analyst, IT Administrator, InfoSec, Cloud enthusiast, Business decision maker, Business user, Startup founder, Technical decision maker, DevOps, Data Scientist
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon EC2 (Graviton), AWS CDK, Amazon Aurora

    AWS Speaker: Greg Varga, Prototyping Architect, AWS


    Beautiful failures: Real-life stories from the trenches of high-velocity AI/ML prototyping (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    In this session, see how and why AI/ML prototyping engagements have failed through real examples. Pick up successful strategies for using AI/ML in prototyping, including data preparation as well as selecting the appropriate services and methods. Learn from AWS prototyping engineers who will share their experiences in this domain, and discover the pros and cons of using Managed AWS AI/ML services versus "Do It Yourself".

    Session Topic: AI/ML, Prototyping
    Who Should Attend:
     Data Analyst, Data Scientist, DevOps, Developer, Technical decision maker, Cloud enthusiast, Startup founder, Business user
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Machine Learning, Amazon SageMaker, Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth, Amazon SageMaker Pipelines

    AWS Speaker: Elgin Lam, Senior Prototyping Engineer, AWS


    Don't fit a square peg into a round hole - Diving into ML Ops and AI/ML Tooling (Level 300 - Advanced)

    Building machine learning solutions that can be reproduced and deployed to production can be a challenge. The AWS prototyping team has built MLOps solutions for various customers in under 8 weeks. In this session, discover top 10 best practices to avoid common pitfalls and successfully operationalise AI/ML solutions that work at scale. Learn about the tools and techniques you need to integrate faster with AI/ML, the role of ML Ops in modern development pipelines and how to use various ML Ops architectures.

    Session Topic: ML Ops, Prototyping, AI/ML
    Who Should Attend:
    Developer, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Cloud enthusiast, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Business user, Startup founder
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Machine Learning, Amazon SageMaker, Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth, AWS Step Functions

    AWS Speaker: Mirash Gjolaj, Prototyping Architect, AWS


    The future of intelligent customer engagement (Level 100 - Introductory)
    (Sponsored Session by Twilio)

    In today's rapidly changing environment, companies are striving to create more intelligent and personalised interactions with their customers. They understand that delivering great customer experiences is the foundation of producing loyal customers and achieving business success.

    In this session, join Twilio, the leading cloud communications platform, to get insights on how the future of intelligent customer engagement looks like. Learn about the intelligence components that make all the difference between communication and customer engagement. Discover how you can build and iterate your customer engagement experiences rapidly. This session will conclude with a demo.

    Session Topic: Customer Experience, DevOps
    Who Should Attend: Developer, IT/ Business Decision Maker

    Partner Speakers:
    Ben Lu, Head of Solutions Engineering Asia and Japan, Twilio
    Shivram Chandrasekhar, Principal Solutions Engineer - Contact Centre, Twilio

  • Industries Embracing the Cloud - Technical
  • Industries Embracing
    the Cloud –
    a Technical Perspective

    About the track (Level 200 - 300)

    Across industry verticals, technology is at the core of businesses. Technologies on Computer Vision, Sensors and High Performance Computing are essential to build innovative solutions for customers and drive business outcomes in digital markets. In this track, learn how customers are using AWS building blocks to build the next generation of disruptive industry solutions.

    Running Amazon EMR at lower cost using Amazon EC2 Spot Instances (Level 300 - Advanced)

    Many AWS customers are using EC2 Spot Instances in Amazon EMR to achieve significant cost savings. Developers and data engineers use Apache Airflow to programmatically execute their extract-transform-load (ETL) jobs on Amazon EMR. In this session, learn the best practices for running Amazon EMR on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances with a sample Airflow DAG and explore the features that Amazon EMR offers to reduce the cost of operating big data analytics workloads using Spot Instances. Gain insights from a demo of how to create Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow environment and create a workflow which can launch EMR cluster with Spot best practices, as well as submit Spark jobs to EMR cluster and terminate EMR cluster at the end of the workflow.

    Session Topic: Fintech, Data & Analytics, DevOps, Compute
    Who Should Attend:
     DevOps, Developer, Architect, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, IT Administrator, Cloud enthusiast, Startup founder, Technical decision maker
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling, Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow (MWAA)

    AWS Speaker: Jagdeep Phoolkumar, Sr, EC2 Spot Specialist SA, AWS


    Powering telecommunications architecture evolution beyond 5G/Edge (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    Join this session to understand how AWS, in conjunction with its telecom ecosystem partners, have worked holistically across the Telco technology stack to transform traditional, monilithic telecommunications architecture and core workloads into cloud native architecture. While the industry predominantly focuses on the 5G/Edge partnership, this session will take a use-case focused approach to zoom into the broader architecture implications, technology enablers and key business outcomes delivered across critical pillars such as Telco customer care, digital business process, network operations and joint go-to-market innovations.

    Session Topic: Telco, Industry Solutions, Enterprise (Digital Transformation)
    Who Should Attend:
     Architect, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Business user
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Outposts, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS), Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Amazon QuickSight, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), AWS Lake Formation, AWS Wavelength, AWS Service Catalog, AWS Transit Gateway, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)

    AWS Speaker: Owen Law, Senior Partner SA, AWS


    Data-driven risk analysis with Amazon Neptune and Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    You need to make multi-million dollar decisions with a turnaround time of just a few days. If you get it wrong, you put your equipment at risk. If you take too long, you miss the business opportunity. How do you speed up the risk analysis from weeks to days? In this session, hear how Accenture solved this problem for the resources industry by leveraging a knowledge management platform containing all prior risk assessments and actuals, using a combination of a graph database (Amazon Neptune) and a search index (Amazon Elasticsearch Service).

    Session Topic: Data & Analytics, AI/ML, Databases
    Who Should Attend: Architect, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Cloud enthusiast, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Neptune, Amazon Elasticsearch Service, Amazon Aurora - PostgreSQL-compatible, Amazon SageMaker

    AWS Speaker: Adriaan De Jonge, Senior Partner SA, GSI, AWS
    Partner Speaker: Charles Crouspeyre, Director, Applied Intelligence, Accenture


    Simplifying LoRaWAN Deployment with AWS IoT Core for LoRaWAN (Level 300 - Intermediate)

    AWS IoT Core for LoRaWAN is a fully-managed feature that allows enterprises to rapidly deploy private LoRaWAN network, without developing or operating a Network Server for LoRaWAN themselves. This eliminates the undifferentiated work and operational burden of managing a Network Server, and enables you to easily connect and secure LoRaWAN device fleets at scale.In this session, learn how Tagvance, a Singapore-based startup, has leveraged AWS IoT Core for LoRaWAN to reduce the operational burden for their workforce and Asset Tracking system using LPWAN technologies. Gain insights from a demo of the workforce tracking system using LoRa sensors, gateways and LNS (AWS IoT Core for LoRaWAN).

    Session Topic: Maritime / Construction, IoT, AI/ML, Innovation
    Who Should Attend:
     Developer, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Architect, Startup founder
    AWS Services Covered: AWS IoT Core, AWS IoT Core for LoRaWAN, AWS IoT GreenGrass

    AWS Speaker: Vanitha Ramaswami, Partner Solutions Architect IoT, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Can Kiral, Co-Founder and CEO, Tagvance


    Machine learning at sea: How Portcast & Amazon Sagemaker are revolutionising container shipping (Level 300 - Advanced)

    Portcast, a Singapore-based startup, tracks tens of thousands of shipping containers worldwide, providing accurate estimated arrival time predictions for customers with the help of Amazon Sagemaker. In this session, Lingxiao Xia, CTO of PortCast, explains how Portcast is utilising Amazon Sagemaker to track container ships and predict the impact of any disruptions.

    Session Topic: Maritime / Manufacturing / Logistics, AI/ML, Enterprise (Digital Transformation)
    Who Should Attend:
     Developer, DevOps, Data Scientist, Technical decision maker
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon SageMaker, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon SageMaker Data Wrangler

    AWS Speaker: Yudho Diponegoro, Startup Solutions Architect, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Lingxiao Xia, CTO, Portcast and Ghassen Chniti, Data Scientist, Portcast


    A sneak peek into the future with Quantum Computing (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    As shared by Dr. Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon, 2021 will be the year in which Quantum Computing will start to blossom. Amazon is powering this transformation by democratising access to Quantum Hardware for developers through Amazon Braket. Singapore is at the forefront of this exciting field and is home to many Quantum Computing Startups. In this session, we will welcome founder of Horizon Quantum Computing to discuss how they are leveraging Amazon Braket to build solutions that will revolutionise the fields of chemical engineering, material science, drug discovery, financial portfolio optimisation, and machine learning.

    Session Topic: Quantum Computing, Innovation, AI/ML
    Who Should Attend:
     Technical decision maker, Business decision maker, Startup founder, Developer, Data Scientist, Cloud enthusiast
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Braket, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon EC2 Spot Instances, Amazon SageMaker

    AWS Speaker: Michael Brett, Principal Specialist Amazon Braket, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Joe Fitzsimons, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Horizon Quantum Computing


    Best practices for automating data pipelines with Snowflake (Level 200 - Intermediate)
    (Sponsored Session by Snowflake)

    Snowflake's focus is to make every organisation data-driven by mobilising, centralising and streamlining the world's data. At the heart of this mission is the ability to create data pipelines that are simple, scalable and reliable that enable our customers to ingest, model, and analyse their data quickly and efficiently. In this session, learn about Snowflake’s recent announcements of extensible data pipelines including External Functions and new client library Snowpark that will enable a different level of data engineering flexibility to tackle even the most complex of use cases - all underpinned by the same powerful and secure architecture.

    Session Topic: Database/ Migration, Enterprise (Digital Transformation)
    Who Should Attend:
     Startup Founders, IT/Business Decision Maker, IT Architect, Data Analyst

    Partner Speaker: Luke McDermott, Senior Sales Engineer, Snowflake Computing Singapore Pte. Ltd.

  • Modernise
  • Modernise –
    Increase Operational
    Efficiency

    About the track (Level 200 - 300)

    Businesses of all types across ASEAN are using Cloud Native Architectures to modernise, re-platform or re-imagine their IT systems. Modernised applications utilising AWS Well Architected Framework enable improved scalability, greater operational efficiency, increased performance, and optimised costs. In this track, through both technical and business outcome-focused sessions, you will learn how to build and run modern applications on AWS, leveraging the AWS serverless platform, AWS managed services, and integrated DevOps tools, without the worry of infrastructure management.

    Event-driven processing for big data analytics (Level 300 - Advanced)

    Event-driven architectures enable more real-time analytics while lowering costs at the same time. In this session, learn more about event streams, asynchronous processing and serverless. Discover how Autodesk, a leading software provider in 3D design for various industries, shifted its big data analytics pipelines from a batch processing model to an event-based model while reducing cost by almost 90%.

    Session Topic: Data & Analytics, Serverless
    Who Should Attend:
     Architect, Technical decision maker
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Lambda, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon EventBridge, Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose

    AWS Speaker: Yi Quan Ong, Solutions Architect, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Nikhil Ashok Sharma, Senior Data Engineer, Autodesk


    Migration Factory - Automating large scale migration (Level 300 - Advanced)

    Many enterprises face challenges when deciding what migration tools to use for migrating a large number of servers quickly, without performance disruptions, and with minimal cutover windows. Rehost migrations involve many small, manual tasks, with each task taking time to execute. These manual processes are slow and hard to scale. The AWS CloudEndure Migration Factory Solution is designed to coordinate and automate many of the manual migration processes. In this session, learn more about how this solution leverages CloudEndure to simplify, expedite, and reduce the cost of cloud migration by offering a highly automated lift-and-shift capability.

    Session Topic: Migration to the Cloud, Compute, Management Tools & Governance
    Who Should Attend:
     Architect, Technical Decision Maker, IT Admin
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Lambda, API Gateway, Amazon DynamoDB

    AWS Speakers: 
    Ahilan Thiagarajah, Senior Partner Solutions Architect, AWS
    Jindu Cherian, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS


    Cloud operations tools and practices (Level 300 - Advanced)

    Operational principles apply across any workload type running on the cloud. In this session, explore the operational culture and best practices employed by AWS service teams that enable innovation at scale and speed. Discover the AWS services that allows teams to achieve operational observability and continual testing in production, and apply them in your own organisations.

    Session Topic: Cloud Operations, DevOps, Innovation
    Who Should Attend:
     DevOps, Architect, IT Administrator, Developer, Technical decision maker
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon CloudWatch, Amazon CloudWatch Logs, Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon API Gateway, AWS X-Ray

    AWS Speaker: Frank Ang, Senior Solutions Architect, AWS


    Detect anomalies in log data using Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Level 300 - Advanced)

    Real-time anomaly detection is a powerful tool in the Amazon Elasticsearch Service that allows you to detect anomalies in your log data and quickly identify issues so you can mitigate them right away. In this session, we will cover the ins and outs of real-time anomaly detection, common use cases, and deep dive into how you can apply anomaly detection for log analytics through a demo.

    Session Topic: AI/ML, Management & Gov, Security / Compliance & Identity
    Who Should Attend:
     IT Administrator, Technical decision maker, Data Analyst, Architect, DevOps, Developer, InfoSec
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Elasticsearch Service

    AWS Speaker: Kapil Pendse, Solutions Architect, AWS


    EKS deployment pipeline with hybrid architecture AMD&ARM and spot (Level 300 - Advanced)

    In this session, learn about the best practices for leveraging graviton instances (ARM) and spot in an EKS cluster, in order to achieve cost efficiencies without sacrificing stability. Deep dive into a technical demo that will demonstrate how you can build an automatic deployment pipeline for such an EKS cluster.

    Session Topic: Containers, Compute, DevOps
    Who Should Attend:
     DevOps, Technical decision maker, Developer, Architect
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeBuild, Amazon EC2 Spot Instances, Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR)

    AWS Speaker: Andrew Ren, Senior Cloud Technical Consultant, AWS


    Building serverless microservices with AWS (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    "No server is easier to manage than no server." For the ops team running microservices, using AWS serverless services is a great way to reduce operational complexity by having less operational overhead and cost while maintaining scalability. On the other hand, AWS serverless services provide many benefits for developers to build microservices while staying agile and get a faster time to market. In this session, we will discuss few useful design patterns for your microservices that you can implement today with AWS. By the end of this session, you will understand techniques to reduce your operational complexity and improve the overall performance of your system.

    Session Topic: Serverless, Microservices, Application Integration, Innovation
    Who Should Attend:
     Developer, Architect, Technical decision maker
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon API Gateway, AWS Lambda, Amazon EventBridge, Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS), Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), AWS X-Ray

    AWS Speaker: Donnie Prakoso, Senior Developer Advocate, AWS


    Accelerate application modernisation on AWS with Cloud4C (Level 200 - Intermediate)
    (Sponsored Session by Cloud4C)

    Workload modernisation is a process of progressively transforming apps, infra, data and methods to enjoy availability, scalability, agility. It is a multi-dimensional approach. In this session, gain a deeper understanding of application modernisation, as well as how it fulfils business needs and brings technical advantages. Learn how to leverage AWS for modernisation and discover more about automated discovery, assessment and application and database modernisation to AWS.

    Session Topic: DevOps, Containers, Serverless
    Who Should Attend:
     Startup Founders, IT/Business Decision Maker, IT Architect

    Partner Speaker: Hitesh Bhardwaj, VP - Cloud Solutions and Services, Cloud4C

  • Accelerating Development on Cloud
  • Accelerating
    Development
    on Cloud –

    a Developer Perspective

    About the track (Level 200 - 400)

    AWS empowers development teams to choose from a wide variety of database, caching and messaging technologies. With these tools, developers can describe the infrastructure their applications use as code and make it modular and reusable, can create sophisticated pipelines to build and test applications and services, and can orchestrate the deployment and rollout of these services rapidly and reliably, at scale. Additionally, they can create dashboards to quickly monitor application health, as well as dive deep into system performance across services and technologies. This track will focus on tools, techniques and best practices for all things developers want: writing performant code, automated testing and deployment, service orchestration, and observability.

    A startup journey on AWS: from Monolith to Serverless (Level 300 -Advanced)

    Launching a startup is a race against time: speed and agility are key to winning this race. The ultimate goal of a development team is to focus on delivering features and business value to customers, not to spend time maintaining/scaling the infrastructure.

    In this session, Asyrique Thevendran, Technical Founder and CTO of Vase.ai, will showcase how the company transitioned from monolith to serverless functions and how he leverages AWS Technologies to enable Vase.ai customers to gather customer behaviour insights from their potential markets.

    Session Topic: SaaS, Application Integration, Website & Web Apps
    Who Should Attend:
     Developer, DevOps, Architect, Technical decision maker, Startup founder
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Lambda, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon API Gateway, Amazon Lightsail

    AWS Speaker: Mohammed Fazalullah Qudrath, Developer Solutions Architect, ASEAN, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Asyrique Thevendran, CTO, Vase.ai


    Battle of the APIs: REST vs. GraphQL (Level 300 - Advanced)

    In this session, we will explore patterns you can use to build serverless APIs, learn about REST APIs powered by Amazon API Gateway and compare them to GraphQL APIs powered by AWS AppSync, and discuss how do you choose between them.

    We will hear from Singapore Exchange on their API patterns, considerations and learnings in building an enterprise grade API platform on AWS.

    Session Topic: APIs, Microservices, DevOps
    Who Should Attend:
     Developer, Architect, Technical decision maker, Cloud enthusiast
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon API Gateway, AWS AppSync, AWS Lambda

    AWS Speaker: Anshul Sharma, Senior Solutions Architect, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Badri Kesavan, Lead, Enterprise Cloud Engineering, Singapore Exchange


    Serverless Workflows with AWS Step Functions (Level 400 - Expert)

    Ever wondered how to keep track of state and orchestrate the components of a distributed application? Want to automate your workflows without writing code? AWS Step Functions makes these jobs simpler, faster, and more intuitive. From new capabilities to advanced integration patterns, this session covers the features that can enable you to do more with less code. Join us to learn about the architecture patterns and solutions you can build with AWS Step Functions such as application orchestration, data processing, task automation, and data science workflows. We will take a close look at how to use AWS Step Functions to manage distributed data transactions in Microservices using Saga Orchestration pattern.

    Session Topic: Serverless, Application Integration
    Who Should Attend:
     Developer, Architect, DevOps, IT Administrator
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Step Functions, AWS Lambda, Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS)

    AWS Speakers:
    Arthi Jaganathan, Solutions Architect, AWS
    Anitha Deenadayalan, Specialist SA, Dev Readiness, AWS


    Managing your Kubernetes deployments with CDK for Kubernetes (cdk8s) (Level 400 - Expert)

    Applications running on Kubernetes are generally composed of dozens of resources maintained through carefully maintained YAML files and as the apps evolve and team grows, these YAML files will become harder to manage. CDK for Kubernetes (cdk8s) is a new open-source software development framework for defining Kubernetes applications and resources using familiar programming languages. In this session, we will show you how to use cdk8s to reuse codes, create abstractions and reduce copy-pasting.

    Session Topic: Containers, DevOps, OpenSource
    Who Should Attend:
     Developer, DevOps, Architect, Startup founder, Technical decision maker
    AWS Services Covered: AWS CDK, Amazon EKS

    AWS Speaker: Bryan Chua, Solutions Architect, AWS


    Accelerate your application development with AWS Amplify (Level 300 - Advanced)

    Developers are using AWS Amplify to build highly interactive and functional applications, to scale their applications quickly on cloud services, and to enable use cases such as sign-in, MFA, and GraphQL API implementation. In this session, we will demonstrate how AWS Amplify provides these capabiilities inside its open-source framework of libraries and components. Learn how developers can leverage new Amplify Admin UI features to get started building applications without the need for an AWS account and how that same application can then evolve to leverage other Amplify Console features available to build, deploy and run applications, all powered by a cloud backend.

    Session Topic: Mobile
    Who Should Attend:
     Developer, DevOps, Architect, Cloud enthusiast, Technical decision maker, Startup founder
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Amplify Console, AWS AppSync, Amazon Cognito

    AWS Speaker: Derek Bingham, Senior Developer Advocate, AWS


    Enrich your serverless application with AWS artificial intelligence services (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    Modern applications rely on personalisation and other machine learning services to enrich the customer experience. But how can application developers quickly and easily integrate them into their serverless applications? In this session, discover how easy it is to improve your applications with AWS artificial intelligence (AI) services and how you can integrate them into your code. We will look at examples such as Amazon Personalize and Amazon Lookout for Vision and how we can call the APIs from our serverless application.

    Session Topic: AI for Developers, AI/ML, Innovation, Serverless
    Who Should Attend:
    Developer, Architect, Cloud enthusiast, Technical decision maker
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Personalize, Amazon Lookout for Vision

    AWS Speaker: Janos Schwellach, Specialist Solutions Architect - Developer, AWS


    5 ways to speed up dev and deployments with OpenShift on AWS (Level 200 - Intermediate)
    (Sponsored Session by RedHat)

    In this session, learn about 5 handy features and tools in OpenShift available for developers and administrators. With so many distributions of Kubernetes, it’s important to know when and why you should decide to use Red Hat OpenShift in a world where having choices, while maintaining confidence, is becoming more critical than ever.

    Session Topic: Modern Application / Containers, DevOps
    Who Should Attend:
     Developer, IT Architect, IT Admin

    Partner Speaker: Mayur Shetty, Global Partner Principal Solution Architect, RedHat, Inc

  • Insights
  • Insights –
    Transforming your Business with Data

    About the track (Level 200 - 300)

    Gathering deep business insights from your data is a differentiating factor in today's business environment. A data-driven organisation leverages democratised data platforms to drive hyper-personalisation, build better products and customer experiences, and make higher quality business decisions and predictions in (near) real-time. In this track, discover how to build modern data platforms and use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) services to accelerate your business outcomes.

    Building customer data platform on AWS (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    In this session, hear how Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) built their customer data platform (CDP) to serve an AI-based subscription propensity model, enabling PayWall / Paygate using AWS analytics services. Engage in a deep-dive into the key AWS services used to build this platform, including best practices and design patterns for building and operating such customer data platforms.

    Session Topic: Data & Analytics, Customer Experience, Media Services / Entertainment
    Who Should Attend:
     Architect, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Cloud enthusiast, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon Redshift

    AWS Speaker: Indrajit Ghosalkar, Solutions Architect, AWS
    Customer Speaker: 
    Ashish Verma, Head of AI-Labs, Singapore Press Holdings


    Architecting intelligent cross-channel customer engagements (Level 300 - Advanced)

    Large enterprises are trying to extract insight from customer interactions across multiple channels. By using AWS voice, text and telephony services, organisations can build digital customer interaction interfaces (chatbot, call centers, Alexa) as well as use traditional interfaces like email, SMS, and push notifications. Businesses can also store and analyse the data in a datalake, and offer personalised experiences using AI. In this session, learn how to architect an AI-enabled multi-channel customer engagements platform on AWS, as well as how to put a variety of relevant AWS services together to deliver what really matters to your customers.

    Session Topic: Customer Experience (CX), AI/ML, Big Data & Analytics
    Who Should Attend:
     Architect, Cloud enthusiast, Technical decision maker, Business decision maker, Business user, Developer, Data Analyst
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Machine Learning, Amazon Data Analytics, Amazon Pinpoint, Amazon Lex, Amazon Connect, Amazon Alexa

    AWS Speaker: Annie Dongmei An, Solutions Architect, AWS


    What machine learning can tell from your software development history (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    With any piece of software, the final product is just the tip of the iceberg - behind it lies the complexities of software development. If we mine this iceberg we can derive insights into how the project evolved into completion, and discover how to build a better product in future. In this session, see how Quod.ai uses NLP and explore what can be extracted from your software development history. Learn about the useful similarities between natural and programming languages, and pick up the tools that can help you achieve this.

    Session Topic: AI/ML, Containers, Enterprise (Digital Transformation)
    Who Should Attend:
     Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Developer, Architect
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS), Amazon CodeGuru

    AWS Speaker: Yudho Diponegoro, Startup Solutions Architect, AWS
    Customer Speakers:
    Dr. Mikhail Filippov, Co-Founder & Chief Scientist, Quod.ai
    Corvin Deboeser, Lead Data Scientist, Quod.ai


    Driving business outcomes with Customer 360 at scale on AWS (Level 300 - Advanced)

    Customer-centric companies live and breathe their customers and are laser-focused on providing amazing experiences. In this session, we will look at some of the architectural design choices and best practices around building Customer 360 solution on AWS. Also, you will get to hear from Globe Telecom around how they are innovating and providing a hyper-personalised experience to their 90 million customers using AWS technology.

    Session Topic: Customer Experience (CX), Big Data & Analytics, Innovation
    Who Should Attend:
     Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Architect, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Cloud enthusiast, Business user, Startup founder
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Glue, Amazon Elastic MapReduce, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, Amazon API Gateway, AWS Lambda, AWS Step Functions, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon QuickSight, AWS Data Lake

    AWS Speaker: Vikas Omer, Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Dan Noel Natindim, Vice President, Enterprise Data Office, Globe Telecom


    The Art of feature engineering - How data yields business value (Level 300 - Advanced)

    Feature engineering is the process of transforming raw data to create views that better represent the use-case, yield more accurate ML models, and thereby create better business value. In this session, we will review commonly used techniques in data cleaning, pre-processing, wrangling and curation, as well as introduce best practices and tools to integrate these learning into your ML project lifecycle. Learn from a demo of two new services, AWS Glue DataBrew and Amazon SageMaker Data Wrangler.

    Session Topic: AI/ML, Big Data & Analytics, DevOps
    Who Should Attend:
     Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Business user, Architect
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Glue DataBrew, Amazon SageMaker Data Wrangler, Amazon SageMaker Feature Store

    AWS Speaker: Alex Thewsey, Specialist Solutions Architect, AWS


    How to build a marketing analytics platform on AWS (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    For enterprises looking to build new digital capabilities, data is key. Data siloes as well as disconnected customer experience and marketing initiatives make it extremely difficult to ensure that the customer journey is optimised, with the right interaction at the right time and through the right channel. Another challenge is marketing attribution - How do you calculate the ROI on data-driven marketing? How do you attribute the ROI to the initiatives you have undertaken? In this session, learn about the range of AWS services that can provide the data, analytics and AI capabilities you need to scale marketing across your organisation and help engage customers faster and more effectively.

    Session Topic: Customer & Marketing Analytics, AI/ML
    Who Should Attend:
     Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Data Officer, Head of Analytics, Data Architect, Data Scientist, Business decision maker, Business user
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Redshift, AWS Data Lake, Amazon Pinpoint, Amazon Personalize, Amazon Sagemaker

    AWS Speaker:  Dr. Rohit Dhawan, Data & Analytics Transformation Lead, AWS


    Unleash price-performance advantage for AI on Intel (Level 200 - Intermediate)
    (Sponsored Session by Intel)

    Demand for AI workloads increases worldwide as do requirements for greater training efficiencies—for time and cost-to-train. Discover the business advantage of Intel compute on AWS platforms helping drive extreme performance for AI needs with fastest time to data insight. Hear from Intel and Habana about recently announced EC2 instances that will include up to 8 Gaudi accelerators, and deliver up to 40% better price performance than current GPU-based EC2 instances for machine learning workloads. Also in this session, see how AI customers across industries are unleashing the potential of technology from Intel across use cases and business impact.

    Session Topic: AI/ML, Customer Experience, Compute

    Partner Speaker: Akanksha Balani, Regional Alliance Head, Team AWS, APAC & Japan, Intel

  • Security & Governance
  • Security & Governance –
    Raising the Bar

    About the track (Level 200 - 300)

    Security threats continue to be a top concern for everyone and at AWS this is Job Zero. We recognise that it is important to be able to move fast and stay secure as you build your solutions. In this track, discover how you can leverage the latest cloud security solutions to establish your own security and governance practices and build out your own world class security posture.

    To Cloud or not to Cloud: A CISO’s guide to AWS (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    As companies adopt cloud technologies, migrating critical workloads with sensitive data must become a key focus in their cloud security journey. CISOs are often relied upon to provide guidance, and often act as gatekeepers for cloud adoption. However, traditional security teams are often not empowered or enabled in cloud technologies, making it difficult for security teams to retain governance of their organisation's cloud platform security.

    In this session, explore ways CISOs can prioritise security initiatives, build a strong cloud security operating model, and empower their security teams to take charge of cloud adoption. Learn about key AWS Security services that can help CISOs and security teams automate cloud security and compliance.

    Session Topic: Security & Governance
    Who Should Attend:
     Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, InfoSec
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Security Hub, AWS Config

    AWS Speaker: Kimberly Chow, Specialist SA, Security, AWS


    Preparing your organisation for security incident response (Level 300 - Advanced)

    As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen a rise in security incidents globally, with organisations moving towards remote work conditions. In this session, discover how to harmonise security incident response efforts by utilising key AWS services and patterns. Learn how to create pre-defined incident response processes that can be automatically triggered in the event of a security incident.

    Session Topic: Security & Governance
    Who Should Attend:
     InfoSec, Architect, Technical decision maker, Business user
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon GuardDuty, AWS CloudTrail, Amazon CloudWatch, AWS Config

    AWS Speaker: Shiva Kumar Subramanian, Senior Technical Account Manager ASEAN, AWS


    Data governance and security at scale with AWS (Level 300 - Advanced)

    In this session, explore how to protect and govern your critical customer data. Discover the ways you can build strong data governance frameworks, identify and protect key customer data using AWS services, as well as learn architectural patterns to secure access to data to prevent accidental misuse and breach of data.

    Session Topic: Security & Governance, Big Data & Analytics
    Who Should Attend:
     InfoSec, Data Analyst, Architect, Business decision maker, Technical decision maker, Business user
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Macie, AWS Key Management Service, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), AWS Security Hub, AWS Config, Amazon GuardDuty, Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), AWS Lake Formation, AWS PrivateLink

    AWS Speaker: Fabian Lee, Solutions Architect, AWS
    Customer Speaker: Pierre-Yves Bouillaud, Managing Director, Head of Cloud Engineering & Services, DBS


    AWS network firewall and network security in Amazon VPC (Level 300 - Advanced)

    AWS launched a number of new network security focused services and features in 2020. In this session, learn about AWS Network Firewall, AWS Gateway Load Balancer, and related features. Discover the use cases these services address, how they compare, and which deployments models fit your architecture. We will also take a look at the functionality of the AWS Network Firewall and how it combines stateless and stateful packet inspection to achieve domain name filtering and other advanced use cases.

    Session Topic: Security & Governance, Networking & Global Infrastructure
    Who Should Attend:
     Architect, IT Administrator, InfoSec, Cloud enthusiast, Technical decision maker
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), AWS Network Firewall, AWS Transit Gateway

    AWS Speaker: Evgeny Vaganov, Specialist SA Networking, AWS


    Govern secure, multi-account AWS environments with AWS Control Tower (Level 300 - Advanced)

    If you are an enterprise with multiple AWS accounts and teams, join this session to learn how to use AWS Control Tower to apply governance based on AWS best practices. You will also learn how AWS Service Catalog allows you to create and centrally manage catalogs of IT services and how AWS Organizations can be used to manage Tag Policies to standardise tags across resources in your organisation’s accounts. We will also demonstrate AWS Instance Scheduler, a solution that allows you to create automatic start and stop schedules for your Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS instances based on enforced tagging rules to reduce costs.

    Session Topic: Security & Governance
    Who Should Attend:
     Architect, IT Administrator, InfoSec, Cloud enthusiast, Technical decision maker
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Control Tower, AWS Service Catalog, AWS Single Sign-on

    AWS Speaker: Dai Truong, Senior Partner Management SA, AWS


    Six types of AWS IAM policies that can help you in your DevSecOps Journey (Level 300 - Advanced)

    In this session, we will cover off the six AWS supported types of policies: (1) Identity-based policies, (2) Resource-based policies, (3) Permission boundaries, (4) Organization SCPs, (5) ACLs, (6) Session policies and how they work together to provide you a comprehensive access strategy. We will further show you how you can apply them in your environment to build security throughout your CI/CD pipeline in a short demo.

    Session Topic: Security & Governance, DevOps
    Who Should Attend:
     InfoSec, Architect, IT Administrator, Technical decision maker
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), AWS Organizations, AWS CodePipeline

    AWS Speaker: Yiang Meng Loh, Solutions Architect, AWS


    End-to-end Observability with OpenTelemetry (Level 200 - Intermediate)
    (Sponsored Session by Splunk)

    Increasing environmental complexity makes understanding performance issues and debugging incredibly hard, making collecting data for analysis even more difficult. Often, data is siloed, thus lacking actionable information. With logs, metrics, and tracing data living in different places, how do we get this mashup of disparate data together?

    OpenTelemetry creates and collects telemetry data from services and software, then forwards that data to a variety of analysis tools, providing end-to-end observability to speed up performance troubleshooting. In this session, we’ll introduce OpenTelemetry and show you how to get started with popular distributed tracing tools like Jaeger, Zipkin, AWS x-ray, and Splunk.

    Session Topic: Modern Application – DevOps, Containers, Serverless
    Who Should Attend: Developer, IT Architect, Data Scientist

    Partner Speaker: Kate Hymers, Staff Sales Engineer, Splunk

  • Community Track
  • Community Track –
    For the Community

    About the track (Level 200 - 300)

    For the Community, by the Community. This track features sessions delivered by our very own AWS Heroes and AWS User Group Leaders across Southeast Asia. Discover how community members leverage AWS services to build modern applications. Hear from a global group of speakers across ASEAN discuss a variety of topics, ranging from serverless and containers, to developer toolings and management. This track aims to help local tech communities to understand the dynamics of various use cases and how these trends influence their decisions to build high-performing applications and workloads.

    Leveraging Well-Architected Framework for digital transformation (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    In this session, discover what a Well-Architected Framework is and how businesses can adapt it to optimally leverage and adopt cloud. Understand the foundation pillars and use cases for each of the 5 Pillars of the Well-Architected Framework, and learn how to make data-backed decisions in your digital transformation journey enabled by the cloud.

    Session Topic: Enterprise (Digital Transformation), Management Tools & Governance, Community
    Who Should Attend: Developer, IT Architect
    AWS Services Covered: AWS Well-Architected Tool

    Speaker: Kaushik Mohanraj, Director of Operations, Blazeclan Technologies, Malaysia | AWS User Group Malaysia

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    Machine learning (ML) engineering with the power of Amazon SageMaker (Level 300 - Advanced)

    In this session, learn how to do ML and ML engineering on AWS using Amazon SageMaker. We will start by training and deploying our ML models to a production inference endpoint and show how the different capabilities of Amazon SageMaker make it easy for ML practitioners to manage and solve different requirements and objectives within a short period. We will also demonstrate how to use the Automated Model Tuning capability of SageMaker on built-in algorithms, custom containers, and algorithms involving Deep Learning frameworks. Explore relevant topics such as detecting and handling bias, dealing with ML explainability requirements, debugging and monitoring inference endpoints, and managing ML workflows and pipelines.

    Session Topic: AI/ML, Community
    Who Should Attend: Developer, Data Scientist

    Speaker: Joshua Arvin Lat, Chief Technology Officer, NuWorks Interactive Labs | AWS Machine Learning Hero / AWS User Group Philippines

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    New normal or not normal? Observability that will change the way you work (Level 200 - Intermediate)
    (Sponsored Session by Dynatrace)

    Forget the ‘new normal’, it’s time for the ‘not normal’. Where automated and intelligent observability can fully enable teams to work more efficiently, with answers, not just data. In this session, learn best practices and hear valuable customer examples from those that are ‘best in class’ in applying AI to cloud observability enabling higher quality software releases at scale.

    Partner Speaker: Dave Anderson, Digital Evangelist, Dynatrace

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    Useful cryptography, an introduction (Level 100 - Introductory)
    (Sponsored Session by Okta)

    Cryptography is often thought of as an scary topic, but it doesn’t have to be. In this session, learn about different types of useful cryptography, how they work (without needing a Ph.D. in mathematics), and how to immediately start applying these concepts in your projects.

    Session Topic: Security / Robotics
    Who Should Attend:
    Developer, IT Architect, InfoSec

    Partner Speaker: Randall Degges, Head of Evangelism, Okta, Inc

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    Key lessons in building a game backend with AWS serverless services (Level 100 - Introductory)

    While working on building a proof of concept for a game project, the need to build an API Gateway arose. This API gateway needs to be fast and withreliable APIs, while still allowing space as we expand the project. In this session, hear Slash.co's experience with building a gaming backend with Amazon S3, AWS Lambda, and Amazon DynamoDB and the benefits they bring to the team.

    Session Topic: Serverless, Compute, Community
    Who Should Attend: Developer, IT Architect

    Speaker: Promsopeak Nuon (Sean), Principal Developer, Slash.co | AWS User Group Cambodia

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    Load testing integration with Apache JMeter and AWS CodePipeline (Level 300 - Advanced)

    As more people use and discover your website, it is common practice to do vertical scaling to keep it from slowing down. But what if instead of scaling up, we made sure that each feature release slow down the website? With load testing, we can approximate real-world traffic and optimise the performance of applications even before public release. In this session, discover how to integrate load testing as an integral part of the software release process. Learn about Apache JMeter and how to use BlazeMeter to build realistic load tests and easily integrate them into the CI/CD process in AWS CodePipeline.

    Session Topic: DevOps, Website & Web Apps, Community
    Who Should Attend: Developer, IT Architect
    AWS Services Covered: AWS CodePipeline

    Speaker: Raphael Jambalos, Senior Cloud Developer, eCloudValley Philippines | AWS User Group Philippines

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    This is how I learn AWS serverless services (Level 100 - Introductory)

    For many developers, AWS Lambda and other serverless services are the entry points into AWS. It is really easy to create a new function from the console and edit the code inline. However, deploying multiple functions with dependencies and adding AWS CloudFormation into the mix can get things complicated. In this session, learn about how the Serverless Application Framework can help you get started more quickly and manage everything in a stack. We will create a new serverless project from scratch and deploy a function with it, then add some AWS CloudFormation resources and connect to them from the function.

    Session Topic: Serverless, Compute, Community
    Who Should Attend: Developer, IT Architect
    AWS Services Covered: AWS CloudFormation, AWS Lambda

    Speaker: Alexander Spoecker, Freelance Solution Architect, Developer & AWS Authorized Instructor | AWS User Group Thailand

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    How to effectively scale infrastructure with style (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    In this session, learn how to effectively scale infrastructure using simple yet powerful automation with Lifecycle Hooks, CloudWatch Events, AWS Lambda, and EC2 Simple Systems Manager. Gain insights into how solutions architects can work together with development and operation teams.

    Session Topic: DevOps, Compute, Community
    Who Should Attend: Developer, IT Architect
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon CloudWatch, AWS Lambda, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)

    Speaker: Mouhannad Al Ama, Solutions Architect & Lead Technical Trainer, AirAsia RedBeat Academy | AWS User Group Malaysia

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    Security by design for developers (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    Security has historically been taken care of by teams other than developers. According to a 2019 survey by Trend Micro, 89% of IT decision-makers believe that security and dev teams need to be in closer contact to create a true DevOps culture. In the cloud, security is “job zero” and it is beneficial for developers to equip themselves with security knowledge. This session, intended for developers and business leaders without a security background, introduces the security-by-design framework and how security is embedded in the development lifecycle. Learn about the security and compliance environment in Asia Pacific, common challenges, and use cases through a customer case study.

    Session Topic: Security, Compliance & Identity, Community, Diversity & Inclusion
    Who Should Attend: Developer, IT/Business Decision Maker

    Speakers: 
    Virginie Pontruche, Technology Business Leader, Business Transformation, Hyper Island
    Shehara Viswanathan, Technology Evangelist and Leader, Lead Consultant, Cisco
    Menglin Zou, Cloud Trust Manager, PWC

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    Mitigating cyber threat by automating cloud security (Level 100 - Introductory)

    2021 has introduced us to a new threat landscape level that requires a more rapid response to every cyber threat. Immediate response is necessary to mitigate the exposure and reduce recovery costs, and this can be accomplished by automating cloud security. In this session, learn about the two most common tasks that can potentially automate are scanning vulnerabilities in properties and environments (Amazon Inspector). Discover how to also use AWS Config while managing the configuration.

    Session Topic: Security, Compliance & Identity, Community, DevOps
    Who Should Attend: Developer, IT/Business Decision Maker
    AWS Services Covered: Amazon Inspector

    Speaker: Faisal Yahya, Country Manager, Indonesia, Vantage Point Security | CSA ID Chapter Lead | AWS Community Builder | AWS User Group Indonesia

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    Panel discussion: Building your developer journey with AWS (Level 100 - Introductory)

    Curious about the various paths you can explore in your AWS developer journey? Want to find out more about the latest networks, resources and tools (and secret tips!) available you can use to enhance your innovation projects and professional development? Join our panel speakers as they share their personal insights and experiences on their AWS developer journey, how they became technology experts and key contributors in building tech for good.

    Session Topic: Community
    Who Should Attend: Developer, IT Architect

    AWS Moderator: Ivy Young, Head of Security Professional Services ASEAN, AWS
    Panelists:
    Kittaya Niennattrakul, Assistant Managing Director, Dailitech | AWS Community Hero (Thailand)
    Farah Clarashinta, Python Indonesia Community | AWS User Group Leader (Indonesia)
    Raphael Francis Quisumbing, CTO, Edukasyon.ph | AWS Community Hero (Philippines)
    Steve Teo, Director of Cloud Security Engineering, Horangi Cyber Security | AWS Community Hero (Singapore)

  • AWS DeepRacer Workshops
  • Get rolling with Machine Learning on AWS DeepRacer (Level 200 - Intermediate)

    Developers, start your engines! This session provides developers of all skill levels an opportunity to get hands-on with AWS DeepRacer, including exciting announcements and enhancements coming to the league in 2021. Learn about the basics of machine learning and reinforcement learning (a machine learning technique, ideal for autonomous driving). In this session, you can build a reinforcement learning model and submit that model to the AWS DeepRacer League, for a chance to win prizes and glory.

    AWS Speaker: Janos Schwellach, Specialist Solutions Architect - Developer, AWS


    Shift your ML model into overdrive with AWS DeepRacer analysis tools (Level 300 - Advanced)

    Make your way from the middle of the pack to the top of the AWS DeepRacer podium! Building upon the foundational knowledge of the Get Rolling with DeepRacer session which helps guide you through building your first model, this course will extend your machine learning by exploring how human analysis of reinforcement learning through logs will improve your performance through trend identification and optimization to better prepare for new racing divisions coming to the league in 2021!

    AWS Speaker: Donnie Prakoso, Senior Developer Advocate ASEAN, AWS


    Replicate AWS DeepRacer architecture to master the track with SageMaker Notebooks (Level 400 - Expert)

    Complete the final lap on your Machine Learning journey with AWS DeepRacer. This session will expand upon your DeepRacer training by demistifying the underlying architecture of AWS DeepRacer using SageMaker, RoboMaker, and Kinesis Video streams. You'll dive into SageMaker notebooks to learn how others have applied the skills aqcuired through AWS DeepRacer to real world use cases and how you can apply your Reinforcement Learning models to relevant use cases. By mastering the underlying architecture of DeepRacer, developers can unlock their model's full potential to become a contender for the 2021 Championship Cup!

    AWS Speaker: Donnie Prakoso, Senior Developer Advocate ASEAN, AWS

  •  Bahasa Indonesia
  • Bahasa Indonesia –
    a New Frontier

    About the track (Level 100 - 300)

    In 2021, the new AWS Asia Pacific (Jakarta) Region, coupled with the existing AWS Asia Pacific Regions, will provide customers with quick, low-latency access to websites, mobile application, SaaS applications, big data analysis, Internet of Things (IoT) applications, cloud security and more. In the Bahasa Indonesia Track, learn about the latest innovative customer use cases in Indonesia and watch insightful technical demos on how to expand your business and technology platforms with stability, speed and agility.

    All sessions will be conducted in Bahasa Indonesia.

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 implementing a similar solution.
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 across multiple services, architectures, and implementations.
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Conor McNamara

Conor McNamara, 
Managing Director, ASEAN, AWS


Peter DeSantis

Peter DeSantis,
Senior VP, AWS Global Infrastructure and Customer Support, AWS

Dorothy Li

Dorothy Li,
Vice President of BI and Analytics, AWS


Dean Samuels

Dean Samuels, 
Chief Technologist ASEAN, AWS


Shweta Jain

Shweta Jain,
APAC Head of BD, Media and Entertainment, AWS

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Shweta Jain, APAC Head of Business Development, Media and Entertainment, AWS

Joining AWS in January 2018, Shweta heads the business development for the AWS Media & Entertainment business across APAC. With two decades of industry experience across broadcasting and digital media, Shweta brings insight and capability to the growing APAC media customer base to help them harness the power of AWS, using the world’s broadest range of services, including compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, media services and machine learning.
 
Before joining AWS, Shweta was at New Delhi Television Ltd, a pioneer in India’s news television and digital media, where she double hatted as their Senior Vice President, Software Solutions overseeing broadcast workloads automation and enterprise IT applications, and as the Founder Managing Director of a digital business in the content discovery and recommendations space.
 
Shweta lives in Singapore and is mother of two teenage girls, who also happen to be her cycling and Zumba buddies. She has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences from Delhi University, India.

Dean Samuels, Chief Technologist ASEAN, AWS

Over the last twenty years Dean has been working as a technologist supporting a wide variety of customers across various industries, from start-up to enterprise organisations, focusing on business transformation, digital platform evolution and IT infrastructure orchestration and automation.

Dean has been with Amazon for nearly ten years in several roles, all of which focuses on helping AWS customers and partners be successful on the AWS platform by helping them build well-architected, agile, and secure applications and services, and to gain business advantage by fully leveraging what Amazon and the AWS cloud offers. In 2019, Dean joined the AWS ASEAN team as the Chief Technologist where he now is responsible for working with customers who are at a critical decision point in their cloud journey and help to challenge, inspire and empower customers to innovate and establish long-term success. Dean is also responsible for sharing his expertise at conferences and industry events, to help advance skills and education in the cloud market.

Dorothy Li, Vice President of BI and Analytics, AWS

Dorothy has over twenty years of experience making both work and consumer products simple and delightful to use. She studied computer science in college, and started her career working on databases and database applications at Oracle.

She joined Amazon in 1998 where she helped build out Amazon’s ecommerce platform. Throughout her long and diverse career at Amazon, Dorothy led and collaborated on products that had visibly impacted customers around the world – from the initial launch of Amazon Prime, to Kindle, and now AWS, focusing on data analytics and BI.

Peter DeSantis, Senior Vice President, AWS Global Infrastructure and Customer Support, AWS

Peter DeSantis is the Senior Vice President of AWS Global Infrastructure and Customer Support. In this role, he leads the AWS teams responsible for designing the data centers, servers and networks that underpin our AWS services, and deploying and operating this infrastructure worldwide as well as the customer facing organisations providing support for our AWS products.

Peter joined Amazon in 1998. Prior to joining AWS, Peter worked in various other groups within Amazon including leading the distributed systems engineering group. In March 2006, Peter joined AWS as the General Manager of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). Peter led the EC2 team through the 2006 initial launch of the service and went on to lead a number of AWS products focused on compute and networking until he accepted the role of Vice President, AWS Global Infrastructure in October 2016. In January of 2018, Peter expanded his role to include AWS Customer Support. In February 2020, Peter accepted the title of Senior Vice President.

Peter earned a bachelor of arts with a dual major in Economics and Computer Science from Dartmouth College.

Conor McNamara, Managing Director, ASEAN, AWS

Conor McNamara joined Amazon in 2014 and is currently the Managing Director of ASEAN at Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he works with customers and partners across Southeast Asia as they innovate, scale, and transform their businesses via the AWS Cloud. As part of this mission, he is passionate about upskilling and enabling builders across the region as a pathway to unlocking accelerated social and economic growth for our diverse ASEAN community.

Conor has held several leadership positions during his time at AWS. He previously served as the APAC Head of Business Development, where he led the incubation of new AWS Services and Industry capabilities in the Asia Pacific region, while actively championing the rapidly evolving needs our APAC customers.

He also previously led the AWS India business, where he focused on enabling and growing the local customer and partner community following the launch of the first AWS India region.