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 June 30, 2020 - 10:00 AM (EDT)

AWS Public Sector Summit Online

Connect, collaborate, and learn at the AWS Public Sector Summit Online

Join the AWS Public Sector Summit Online on June 30 to deepen your cloud knowledge and gain new skills to design, deploy, and use the cloud for your mission.

Hear from subject matter experts from Amazon Web Services (AWS) about how customers are successfully building solutions on AWS. Don't miss the keynote featuring Teresa Carlson, vice president of worldwide public sector at AWS. After the keynote, dive deep into 25 breakout sessions across five tracks, including topics such as getting started, building advanced architectures, app development, DevOps, and more. Tune in live to virtually network with technologists, partners, peers, and colleagues. Have your questions answered in real-time by AWS experts and claim your certificate of attendance.

Whether you are just getting started on the cloud or you are an advanced user, join us to get inspired and begin to build at the complimentary AWS Public Sector Summit Online.

What to expect

Explore our rich agenda and dive deep into your core topic of choice or join a starter session to learn something new. Find the track that fits you.

Technical - Beginner
Technical – Foundations
Technical - Advanced
Technical – Advanced
Mission-critical Solutions

Why attend?

We recognize customers are in many stages of their cloud adoption journeys—initial exploration, superuser status, and everything in between. Join this conference to learn how you can maximize your organization's innovation by creating scalable and flexible infrastructure and applications.

Who Should Attend?

Who should attend?

This event is designed for technologists of all levels. Whether or not you are an experienced user, you will learn something new at the AWS Public Sector Summit Online. The event is designed to help you develop the right skills to design, deploy, and operate infrastructure and applications in the cloud.

Teresa Carlson, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, AWS

Keynote speakers

Teresa Carlson, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, AWS

Teresa Carlson is the leader of AWS Worldwide Public Sector, and one of the most accomplished and forwarding-thinking technology leaders in the world today. Through her charismatic leadership, Carlson has helped change mindsets of both individuals and organizations around the world, modernize policies at all levels of government and cultivate a 21st century global workforce equipped with the skillset necessary to leverage the full potential of cloud to drive innovation.

Carlson founded the worldwide public sector in 2010. Today, over 6,500 government agencies, over 11,000 academic institutions, and over 29,000 nonprofit organizations around the world use AWS. Additionally, Carlson advises Amazon public policy on global policy issues.

Prior to joining AWS, Carlson served as vice president of Microsoft Federal Government, where she oversaw the company’s US federal government business. Carlson earned her undergraduate and masters of science degrees in communications and speech and language pathology from Western Kentucky University.

Scott R. Jensen, Director, Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT)

Scott R. Jensen, Director, Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT)

Scott R. Jensen is the director of the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training. Unanimously confirmed in 2015, Jensen leads Governor Gina M. Raimondo’s skills agenda, which is designed to give Rhode Islanders the tools to succeed in the 21st-century economy.

Through a partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the nonprofit Research Improving People’s Lives (RIPL), Jensen is currently leading the department’s efforts to modernize and streamline Rhode Island’s Unemployment Insurance program in the wake of COVID-19.

Before coming to Rhode Island, Jensen served as deputy secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation from 2012 to 2014. Previously, Scott served two four-year terms on the City Council of Easton, Maryland. Jensen holds a bachelor of arts in history from Illinois State and a master of arts in liberal education from St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD. Jensen was a PhD candidate in philosophy at the New School for Social Research in New York, NY, where he specialized in Husserlian phenomenology and late Wittgenstein.

Edward E. Quick,  Program Manager, Navy Enterprise Business Solutions Program

Edward E. Quick, Program Manager, Navy Enterprise Business Solutions Program

A dedicated American patriot, Ed Quick has 34 years of experience in all manner of acquisition and operational support for the Department of Defense. Ed joined the United States Army Reserve in 1986. He retired from the USAR in 2006 after serving as a quality assurance and contracting specialist for Defense Contracts Management Agency (DCMA) at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Shuttle Transport System, and External Tank Division.

In 2018, Ed earned a master of science in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University’s Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy. He has a master of business administration in management information systems from Western International University and a bachelor of science in business administration, majoring in management information systems, from the University of Arizona. Mr. Quick is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act-certified, level III in program management, test and evaluation, and contracting and level II in information technology.

Sharon Baker, Vice President, Technology and Services Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)

Sharon Baker, Vice President, Technology and Services, Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)

For the past 20 years, Sharon has held leadership roles in various healthcare sectors with increased responsibility in health system transformation, particularly in the area of eHealth, digital health, and, since joining OTN, virtual care.

In her current role, she provides leadership to the technology, product, and member services teams in support of OTN’s strategy. Her previous roles at OTN have included establishing the enterprise project management office and associated governance over all OTN strategic and enabling programs and projects.

Sharon is a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) with a bachelor of science in commerce. She is a designated director with the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D), having completed the Director Education Program and examination. She has held a number of volunteer board positions, including as a director with Ontario Shores Health Centre, chair of the Ontario Shores Foundation, director with Kinark Child and Family Services, and chair and vice-chair of Scientists in School.

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