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AWS Summit Ottawa

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Discover how Canadian organizations of all sizes are using AWS to innovate rapidly, improve citizens’ lives, and transform their operations. Join our cloud community at AWS Summit Ottawa and learn how to drive your mission forward.

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When: April 20, 2023
Where: Shaw Centre, Ottawa, Canada

Paving the way for innovation

Explore how Canada’s public and private sectors are leveraging the AWS Cloud to scale their impact. Learn how to accelerate your own cloud journey—whether you’re an experienced user or just getting started.

Find inspiration from real-world customer stories. Hear from organizations like yours about how and why they migrated to the AWS Cloud. Dive deep into sessions focused on cybersecurity, data analytics, privacy, and infrastructure modernization. 

Build the foundation, accelerate your mission, or rethink how you deliver services. Choose from 25+ breakout sessions, chalk talk demos, and workshops. 

AWS Summit Ottawa is a complimentary event; there’s no cost to learn and network. 

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Why attend?

Join AWS leadership to hear how organizations like yours can continue to push boundaries.
Breakout content
Breakout content
With 25 interactive sessions to learn from, join us no matter where you are on your AWS journey.
Work with AWS Partners
Work with AWS Partners
Discover how AWS Partners can help you unlock agility and innovation for your organization.
AWS DeepRacer
AWS DeepRacer League Summit Race
Compete in the world’s first global, autonomous racing league to win prizes, glory, and a chance to advance to the Championship Cup.
AWS Training and Certification
AWS Training and Certification
Get equipped with the knowledge it takes to move your organization—and mission—forward.

D I S C O V E R  Y O U R  P A S S I O N 


Artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML)



Business Intelligence

Business intelligence



EC2 Compute

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)

Front-end Web and Mobile

Front-end web and mobile


Internet of Things (IoT)

Modern App – Containers & Serverless

Modern applications – containers & serverless

Networking & Global Infrastructure

Networking & global infrastructure




Keynote speaker

Sean P. Roche, Director of National Security, AWS

Sean P. Roche is AWS’s national security director. In this role, he educates senior public sector leaders about cybersecurity threats and cyber readiness. Previously, he was the associate deputy director for digital innovation at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), serving as the second-in-command of CIA’s first new directorate in more than 50 years. They created the Directorate of Digital Innovation (DDI) to accelerate the integration of advanced digital capability across all of CIA’s mission areas and is responsible for cyber intelligence, open source collection, data curation, and data science. He successfully built the directorate’s annual budget to more than $3B while overhauling the legacy personnel systems and practices to create CIA’s first digital workforce. 

Prior to this position, Mr. Roche served as the associate deputy director for science and technology at the CIA. He has been the recipient of multiple Presidential, IC, CIA, and DoD individual and team awards. He has also received the CIA’s highest award for effectively advocating and building a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Sony Perron

Shared Services Canada

Janique Godin

Director General - Debt Management, Regulatory Affairs, and Appeals Directorate
Canada Revenue Agency

Michael Honcoop

Director General - Contact Centre Services Directorate
Canada Revenue Agency

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Session types

Breakout sessions
Lecture-style presentations covering all topics at all levels and delivered by AWS experts, builders, customers, and partners. Breakout sessions typically include a Q&A at the end.
Chalk talks
Highly interactive sessions with a small audience. Experts lead you through problems and solutions on a digital whiteboard as the discussion unfolds.
AWS DeepRacer Workshops
Hands-on learning session where you will get started with reinforcement learning (RL), a machine learning (ML) technique through AWS DeepRacer. You'll need an AWS account. We will provide AWS Promotional Credit to all attendees. Come prepared with your laptop and willingness to learn.

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Session levels

L E V E L   1 0 0


Sessions focus on providing an overview of AWS services and features, with the assumption that attendees are new to the topic.

L E V E L   2 0 0


Sessions focus on providing best practices, details of service features, and demos with the assumption that attendees have introductory knowledge of the topics.

L E V E L   3 0 0


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.

L E V E L   4 0 0


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.

G E T   R O L L I N G   W I TH   M A C H I N E   L E A R N I N G

AWS DeepRacer

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

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AWS DeepRacer