AWS Summit Singapore
Singapore Expo Convention & Exhibition Centre | April 10 – 11

Day 1: AWS TechFest | Agenda

AWS TechFest is a skills acceleration day to foster special recognition for IT Pro, Developer, Engineer, Solution Architect, and AWS Certified individuals. AWS TechFest consists of technical hands-on sessions, Certification Exam Readiness workshops and more – focusing on driving skills acceleration by providing various enablement sessions throughout the day. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced black-belt user, you will learn new skills at the AWS TechFest.
7:30am – 9:00am Registration, Solution Expo Showcase & Career Fair
9:00am – 10:15am

Opening Keynote: Build in 2019: Distributed, Open, Data Centric and Artificially Intelligent

Building applications is changing rapidly and data is now key to success. The code that powers your distributed applications needs to be portable and embrace open-source frameworks to fast-track dev efforts and abstract away difficult concepts. A rapid expansion of ecosystems and cloud computing are driving an incredibly fast pace of innovation with rapid growth in cloud-connected systems and edge devices, whilst advances in machine learning create increasingly intelligent systems. So, in this fast-paced, complex world, what are the strategies and techniques that builders can use to create successful, data-driven platforms of the future? How can they embrace distributed computing models in a highly-available and scalable manner and derive business value through data-centric deployments? Join us for our Techfest keynote to hear about new concepts, services, open-source frameworks, and methodologies in conjunction with AWS to help builders innovate faster in a lean fashion.

Speaker: Olivier Klein, Head of Emerging Technologies, AWS

10:15am – 11:00am Refreshment Break and Solutions Expo Showcase & Career Fair
  • AWS Technical Workshop and Training Certification
  • Bootcamps
  • Developer Lounge
  • AWS Technical Workshop and Training Certification
  • 11:00am – 1:30pm AWS Technical Workshops and Training & Certification sessions
    1:30pm – 2:30pm Lunch Break and Solutions Expo Showcase & Career Fair
    2:30pm – 5:00pm AWS Technical Workshops and Training & Certification sessions
    5:00pm – 5:45pm Solutions Expo Showcase & Career Fair
  • Bootcamps
  • 11:00am – 7:30pm Bootcamps
  • Developer Lounge
  • 11:00am Building a Data Warehouse for System Running Multi Regions
    Speaker: Thai Ngo, Solution Architect & Devops engineer, OSAM.IO
    11:45am Pragmatic Serverless Strategies for Modern Applications
    Speaker: Joshua Arvin Lat, CTO, Complete Business Online. AWS User Group Leader, Philippines
    12:30pm Identifying Cyber Attacks in Your AWS Environment
    Speaker: Thomas Mitchell, DevSecOps consultant. AWS User Group Leader, Singapore
    1:15pm The True Value Of Serverless Architectures
    Speaker: Mouhannad Al-ama, Team Lead, Fave. AWS User Group Leader, Malaysia
    2:00pm Terraforming Safely and Collaboratively on AWS with Atlantis
    Speaker: Steve Teo, Senior Cloud Engineer, Horangi. AWS User Group Leader, Singapore
    2:45pm Rebuilding Onerent Platform, AWS All the Way!
    Speaker: Neil Alwin Hermosilla, Lead Devops Engineer, Onerent Inc. AWS User Group Leader, Philippines
    3:30pm How to Maximize Your Investment on the Cloud
    Speaker: Minh Duong, Chief Business Officer, Co-founder, OSAM.IO
    4:15pm Keeping I.T. Simple
    Speaker: Raphael Francis Quisumbing, CTO, Upteam Corporation. AWS User Group Leader, Philippines
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AWS Technical Workshops, Training & Certification sessions, Bootcamp

  • Beginner (L100)
  • Intermediate (L200)
  • Advanced (L300)
  • Expert (L400)
  • Beginner (L100)
  • Sessions will cover an overview of services, features, and benefits with no prerequisites presumed.

    Cloud Practitioner Essentials

    Speaker:  Samantha Lim, Technical Trainer Associate, AWS

    The Cloud Practitioner Essentials workshop is suitable for non-technical individuals who are looking to build and validate overall understanding of the AWS Cloud. In this Level 100 session, we will provide a high overview of all the core AWS services, pricing models and how to ensure security on AWS Cloud.


    AM Session: 10:45am – 1:45pm
    PM Session:
    2:30pm – 5:30pm

  • Intermediate (L200)
  • Sessions will focus on best practices, details of service features, and demos or code samples. Assumes introductory knowledge of topic.

    Hands-on Lab

    Building Serverless Applications on AWS

    Speakers:
    Emily Hui Hui, Technical Trainer, AWS
    Julius Fenata, Senior Technical Trainer, AWS

    Get hands-on practice in a live AWS environment with AWS services and real-world cloud scenarios. Follow step-by-step instructions in a trainer-guided session to learn a service or practice a use case.

    - Serverless Web Apps using Amazon DynamoDB Part 1
    - Serverless Web Apps using Amazon DynamoDB Part 2
    - Serverless Web Apps using Amazon DynamoDB Part 3

    All sessions are on first-come first-served basis. To participate in this workshop, you must bring your own laptop and have administrative access to your own AWS account.


    Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
    Venue:
    Level 2, Garnet 212

    Hands-on Lab

    Building Containerized Applications on AWS

    Speakers:
    Emily Hui Hui, Technical Trainer, AWS
    Julius Fenata, Senior Technical Trainer, AWS

    Get hands-on practice in a live AWS environment with AWS services and real-world cloud scenarios. Follow step-by-step instructions in a trainer-guided session to learn a service or practice a use case.

    - Working with Amazon Elastic Container Service
    - Introduction to Amazon Elastic Container Registry
    - Building and Deploying Containers Using Amazon Elastic Container Service

    All sessions are on first-come first-served basis. To participate in this workshop, you must bring your own laptop and have administrative access to your own AWS account.


    Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pm
    Venue: Level 2, Garnet 212

    Hands-on Lab

    Deploying Applications on AWS

    Speakers:
    Joni Zeng, Technical Trainer, AWS
    Meng-Chong Quek, Technical Trainer, AWS

    Get hands-on practice in a live AWS environment with AWS services and real-world cloud scenarios. Follow step-by-step instructions in a trainer-guided session to learn a service or practice a use case.

    - Introduction to AWS CloudFormation Designer
    - Launching and Managing a Web Application with AWS CloudFormation
    - Working with AWS Elastic Beanstalk

    All sessions are on first-come first-served basis. To participate in this workshop, you must bring your own laptop and have administrative access to your own AWS account.


    Time: 11:00am – 2:00pm
    Venue:
    Level 2, Garnet 219

    Hands-on Lab

    Securing Applications on AWS

    Speakers:
    Joni Zeng, Technical Trainer, AWS
    Meng-Chong Quek, Technical Trainer, AWS

    Get hands-on practice in a live AWS environment with AWS services and real-world cloud scenarios. Follow step-by-step instructions in a trainer-guided session to learn a service or practice a use case.

    - Performing a Basic Audit of your AWS Environment
    - Auditing Your Security with AWS Trusted Advisor
    - Monitoring Security Groups with AWS Config

    All sessions are on first-come first-served basis. To participate in this workshop, you must bring your own laptop and have administrative access to your own AWS account.


    Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pm
    Venue: Level 2, Garnet 219

    AWS Certification Exam Readiness: Solution Architect – Associate

    Speaker: Meenakshi Annamalai, Technical Trainer Associate, AWS

    AWS Certification Exam Readiness: Solution Architect – Associate validates technical expertise in designing and deploying scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on the AWS platform. This workshop is a half-day session with AWS trainers to help you better prepare for your actual exam. No certification exam will be taking place at the Summit.

    To participate in this workshop, you must bring your own laptop and have administrative access to your own AWS account


    AM Session: 11:00am– 2:00pm
    PM Session 1: 2:30pm – 5:30pm
    Venue:
    Level 2, Garnet 215

    PM Session 2: 3:30pm – 6:30pm
    Venue: Level 2, Peridot 206

  • Advanced (L300)
  • Sessions will dive deeper into service features, lessons learned, deployment, and architecture examples. Assumes in-depth understanding of service use cases and AWS platform.

    AWS Technical Workshop
    Dev - BUILD it!

    Modern Front End development with AWS Amplify

    Speaker: Gabe Hollombe, Technical Evangelist, AWS

    Learn how to build modern front end application (React JS) — how to add analytics, user authentication and backend API calls easily using AWS Amplify. AWS Amplify is designed to give a declarative interface to frontend developers looking to perform common actions using cloud services in a scalable and secure manner. These capabilities allow developers writing JavaScript applications (eg: AngularJS, React, Vue etc) to programmatically apply best practices with common abstractions for faster development cycles.

    To participate in this workshop, you must bring your own laptop and have administrative access to your own AWS account. All sessions are on first-come first-served basis.


    Time: 11:00am – 1:30pm

    AWS Technical Workshop
    Dev - BUILD it!

    Build modern backend without worrying about servers

    Speaker: Arthi Jaganathan, WWCS Solutions Architects, AWS

    This lab will walk you through the steps to create a well-architected sample web application. You will learn to host the frontend on Amazon S3 and a containerized web server on AWS Fargate to power the RESTful API backend. AWS Fargate allows you to run containers without having to manage servers or clusters. You will use a NoSQL database provided by Amazon DynamoDB to store the data. You will also learn to set up user authentication with Amazon Cognito and will be able to collect and analyze user behavior.

    To participate in this workshop, you must bring your own laptop and have administrative access to your own AWS account. All sessions are on first-come first-served basis.


    Time: 2:30pm – 5:00pm

    AWS Technical Workshop
    Ops - RUN it!

    DevSecOps with Docker and AWS Fargate

    Speaker: Eng-Hwa Tan, WWCS Solutions Architects, AWS

    We will build CI/CD pipelines that automatically build, test, and deploy your applications using AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeBuild, and AWS CloudFormation. You will also learn how you can embrace security without slowing down by automating preventive and detective controls as part of your pipeline.

    To participate in this workshop, you must bring your own laptop and have administrative access to your own AWS account. All sessions are on first-come first-served basis.


    Time: 11:00am – 1:30pm

    AWS Technical Workshop
    Ops - RUN it!

    Build with Containers on Amazon EKS

    Speaker:  Brent Langston, Sr. Developer Advocate, AWS

    Learn how to define and launch a fully managed Kubernetes cluster using Amazon EKS. We'll then build a CI/CD pipeline for our sample application and deploy it on Amazon EKS. We'll finish up by setting up logging, monitoring and service mesh for our EKS cluster. Amazon EKS runs the Kubernetes management infrastructure across multiple AWS Availability Zones. It runs upstream Kubernetes and is certified Kubernetes conformant, so applications managed by Amazon EKS are fully compatible with applications managed by any standard Kubernetes environment.

    To participate in this workshop, you must bring your own laptop and have administrative access to your own AWS account. All sessions are on first-come first-served basis.


    Time: 2:30pm – 5:00pm

    AWS Technical Workshop
    Data - DNA it!

    Building a Serverless Data Lake

    Speaker: Unni Pillai, WWCS Solutions Architects, AWS

    Learn how to create a serverless data lake architecture, ingest data at scale from multiple data sources, transform the data, and how to catalog it to make it available for querying using a variety of tools. You will also learn how to set up governance and data quality controls. We will build a data processing pipeline and Data Lake using Amazon S3 for storing data, Amazon Kinesis for real-time streaming data, AWS Glue to automatically catalog datasets. You will also learn how to interactively author ETL scripts in an Amazon SageMaker notebook connected to an AWS Glue development endpoint, and how to deploy your ETL scripts into production by turning it into managed AWS Glue jobs and add appropriate AWS Glue scheduling and triggering conditions.

    To participate in this workshop, you must bring your own laptop and have administrative access to your own AWS account. All sessions are on first-come first-served basis.


    Time: 11:00am – 1:30pm

    AWS Technical Workshop
    Data - DNA it!

    Machine Learning in Action, Building Predictive Models

    Speaker: Pedro Paez, WWCS Solutions Architects, AWS

    In this workshop, you will learn how to train a machine learning model using Amazon ML technologies. By the end of this workshop we will build an end-to-end pipeline that serves real-time predictions on streaming data. As data exponentially grows in organizations, there is an increasing need to use machine learning (ML) to gather insights from this data at scale and to use those insights to perform real-time predictions on incoming data.

    To participate in this workshop, you must bring your own laptop and have administrative access to your own AWS account. All sessions are on first-come first-served basis.


    Time: 2:30pm – 5:00pm

    Bootcamp

    Predict the Future with Time Series Forecasting and Deep Neural Networks

    Speakers:
    Benedict Lee, Technical Trainer, AWS
    Roy Sujoy, Senior Data Scientist, AWS

    Forecasting is an entry point to applying machine learning across many industries. Whether it’s optimizing the supply chain through better product demand forecasts, allocating computing resources more effectively by predicting web server traffic, or saving lives by staffing hospitals to meet patient needs, there are few domains where accurate forecasts don’t return their investments quickly. This bootcamp is designed to provide you with the conceptual understanding and tools you need to apply forecasting in your own work.

    To participate in this workshop, you must bring your own laptop and have administrative access to your own AWS account. All sessions are on first-come first-served basis.

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    Time: 11:00am – 7:00pm
    Venue: Level 2, Peridot 201

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  • Expert (L400)
  • Sessions will focus on more complex topics such as advanced coding, architecture, infrastructure design, and solutions. Deep understanding of subject matter is presumed.

    Bootcamp

    IoT in Scale: How to Monitor and Manage an IoT Solution Using AWS Services

    Speaker: Roney Joseph, Senior Technical Trainer, AWS

    In this half-day, advanced-level course, you learn how to overcome the challenges of managing large fleets of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including provisioning, setting configurations and updates, and protecting fleets from threats. You also learn how to apply best practices that leverage AWS IoT services to successfully manage and monitor large fleets.

    You have the opportunity to dive deep into each of the services to build an IoT solution through guided, hands-on labs. Practical exercises include working with AWS IoT Core for device provisioning, AWS IoT Device Management for fleet handling and OTA updates, and AWS IoT Device Defender to extend device security and audit.

    To participate in this workshop, you must bring your own laptop and have administrative access to your own AWS account.

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    Venue: Level 2, Peridot 206
    Time:
    11:00am – 3:00pm
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