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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 Center, Ottawa, Canada

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.

  • Thursday, September 8, 2022
  • What to expect

    Come grow your existing cloud skills to learn how to build, deploy, and operate your infrastructure and applications.

    Who should attend

    All levels of cloud expertise are welcome. Whether you’re an experienced cloud user or just getting started, you'll learn key concepts that can be applied right away in your organization. 

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    8:00AM EDT: Registration opens
    9:00AM - 10:50AM EDT: Breakout sessions
    10:50AM - 11:15AM EDT: Break
    11:15AM - 12:15PM EDT: Keynote
    12:15PM - 1:15PM EDT: Lunch
    1:15PM – 3:20PM EDT: Breakout sessions
    3:20PM - 3:40PM EDT: Break
    3:40PM – 4:30PM EDT: Breakout sessions
    4:30PM - 5:30PM EDT: Networking reception

    *Agenda is subject to change. Additional details will be added at a later date. 


    Join Sean Roche, director of national security at AWS, as he shares stories of innovation in the public sector, celebrates pioneers driving change, and provides an outlook on the opportunities ahead. In this keynote, Sean explores how to use AWS to turn data into an asset, push the boundaries of what is possible with flexibility and scale, and architect with security in mind, while moving fast and keeping costs low. 

    Three Canadian public sector customers will also take the stage to share their stories on how they are leveraging AWS to accelerate innovation, improve citizens' lives, and transform their operations driving their missions forward.

    The keynote will also be available via livestream.

    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 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

    Breakout sessions

    Choose from 20+ learning sessions covering a broad range of topics delivered by AWS experts, builders, customers, and partners.

    Featured topics: security, machine learning (ML), data & analytics, and digital workforce transformation. 

    Chalk talks

    Enjoy highly interactive small-group sessions. Experts will lead you through problems and solutions on a digital whiteboard as the discussion unfolds. 

    AWS DeepRacer Workshops

    Take part in a unique hands-on learning session where you’ll discover reinforcement learning (RL), a machine learning (ML) technique through AWS DeepRacer. 

    AWS credit will be provided to all attendees. Come prepared with your laptop and get ready to learn.

    AWS Training and Certification

    AWS Certified? Claim your Summit benefits!
    AWS Certified attendees get access to the AWS Certification Lounge. 

    AWS DeepRacer League

    Race for prizes, glory, and a chance to advance to the AWS DeepRacer Championship Cup at re:Invent. Learn more »

    Expo hall

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

    Networking reception

    Continue the conversation at our reception at the end of the day. Enjoy drinks, snacks, and the chance to connect with AWS experts and peers across the government, defence, education, and health sectors. 

    Download the mobile app

    The mobile app is our one-stop shop for exploring the event, building and managing your schedule, and receiving real-time updates at the event. Search for ‘AWS Events’ in your app store or download using links below.

    * Space is limited. To ensure the best attendee experience possible, access to the event or specific event activities such as keynote, breakout sessions, labs, meals, receptions, and lounges may be limited due to capacity restrictions.

    *All sessions taking place at AWS Summit Ottawa will be presented in English.

    *Agenda is subject to change. To find the most updated session details, please view the AWS events app, linked above.

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