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AWS Summit Ottawa

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Discover how Canada’s public sector is using the cloud to innovate rapidly, improve citizens’ lives, and transform their organizations. Join our public sector cloud community at AWS Summit Ottawa.


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Join us at the AWS Summit Ottawa on September 8 to discover how Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers are building innovative solutions in the cloud to become more agile and respond faster to change, and drive their missions forward.

Learn and practice with experts and peers. Customize your learning experience. Build the foundation, accelerate your mission, or rethink how you deliver services. 

Choose from breakout sessions, workshops, chalk talks, and more.

  • Thursday, September 8, 2022
  • 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. 


    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 - 13:15PM EDT: Lunch
    13:15PM – 15:05PM EDT: Breakout sessions
    15:05PM - 15:30PM EDT: Break
    15:30PM – 16:20PM EDT: Breakout sessions
    16:30PM - 18:00PM EDT: Networking reception

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


    Join AWS leadership at the Summit's opening keynote. This address will take a look at the latest innovative advancements happening across Canada’s public sector. It will also share best practices that organizations like yours can leverage to push boundaries with the cloud.

    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.


    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 receive AWS Certification gifts and 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. 


    * 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.

Registration for in-person attendance is open through September 8, 2022. Join us and our global cloud community at AWS Summit Ottawa.


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