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AWS Summit Stockholm

Wednesday, 11th May 2022

What to expect

This years Summit will be action packed with brand new and exclusive content, sessions, demos and activities. We are busy working behind the scenes to develop over 50 exciting sessions to discuss topics from how to build your business case for the cloud to performing Chaos in a serverless world. 


7.45 - 8.45: Registration

9.00 - 10.00: Keynote

10.15 - 11.55: Breakout sessions

11.55 - 13.00: Lunch

13.00 - 16.40: Breakout sessions

16.40 - 17.30: Networking in Exhibition Area

2020 agenda at a glance


Please note, the agenda overview is subject to change. A more detailed agenda will be provided closer to the event.

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    Infuse your applications with AI capabilities using Amazon AppFlow and AWS AI Services

    Level: 300 | Session ID:  ML-01

    13:55 - 14:40 | Hall 2

    While most companies worldwide and across all industries want to add AI capabilities to their applications and processes, they perceive it as a daunting task. Sometimes they do not know where to start. Other times they do not have the skills or time to develop their own ML models. In this session, you will be presented with best practices for selecting impactful AI/ML use cases across different industries and learn how you can make your applications more intelligent without having to become an expert in machine learning. The session will conclude with a demonstration of how to analyze and automatically tag assets using Amazon AppFlow and AWS AI Services.

    Speaker(s): Anamaria Todor, Solutions Architect, AWS
    Topic: AI/ML

    Build powerful machine learning models and improve your analysis capabilities without writing any code

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  ML-02

    13:00 - 13:45 | Hall 2

    Data analysts are increasingly expected to apply machine learning to improve predictions quality and increase business outcomes. However, developing data sciences and data engineering skills to create and maintain ML models can be time-consuming and out of the scope of business intelligence and analytics teams. In this session, you will be introduced to the recently announced Amazon SageMaker Canvas service, which will enable you to easily build high-quality ML models using Amazon SageMaker and AutoML capabilities without having to write any code.

    Speaker(s): Ana Chevasco, Solutions Architect, AWS; Viabhav Singh, Senior Data Science Manager, Klarna Bank AB
    Topic: AI/ML

    Make your Data Science teams 10x more productive with Amazon SageMaker

    Level: 300 | Session ID:  ML-03

    11:10 - 11:55 | Hall 2

    Businesses are flooded with data from online systems, IoT, applications, documents, media, and other human and machine-related sources. Data Science teams must efficiently navigate through this data and between the business and the technical worlds to uncover and solve problems that are not even known. Accessing the right tools through a coherent environment that encompasses the different steps of your data workflow is critical for the productivity of Data Scientist teams. In this session, you will learn how data science teams can significantly increase productivity by leveraging the full potential of Amazon SageMaker to efficiently handle data and machine learning models while solving real business problems.

    Speaker(s): Vikesh Pandey, Senior AI/ML Specialist SA, AWS
    Topic: AI/ML

  • Modernize your large-scale data architecture and analytics landscape on AWS

    Level: 300 | Session ID:  AN-01

    15:00 - 15:45 | Auditorium

    A large-scale data and analytics landscape is complex and can't be addressed by a single service. It needs a modern data architecture. Find out how large-scale data architectures can be built on AWS Services to support inter-connectivity between locally managed yet centrally governed data solutions. This session will show how customers can go from on-prem data silos, through scalable data lakes, via a lake house architecture, to a data mesh that enables value-creating workloads at reduced costs. We'll also hear how a customer built for increasing distribution and decoupled the data consumption layer from their data.

    Speaker(s): Stefan Krist, Partner Sales SA, AWS; Jonatan Selsing, Lead Cloud Engineer, PhD, Novo Nordisk A/S
    Topic: Analytics

    Build collaborative and business value-focused organizations with Amazon Redshift

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  AN-02

    15:55 - 16:40 | Hall 2

    While organizations are looking to extract more value from their data, and data usage has increased dramatically across different lines of business, analysts, developers, and decision-makers are becoming more and more dependent on easy to use, collaborative, performant, flexible, and scalable systems, to manage large volumes of data and to obtain high valuable insights. In this session, you'll learn how to use Amazon Redshift to enable your organization to focus on value creation from data in seconds, with easy analytics for everyone, without worrying about managing a data warehouse infrastructure.

    Speaker(s): Veli-Matti Ojala, Solutions Architect, AWS; Åke Edlund, Chief Domain Architect Analytics/BI, Telia Company AB
    Topic: Analytics

  • Cloud contact center – Conversational AI

    Level: 300 | Session ID:  BA-01

    15:00 - 15:45 | Hall 5

    Contact centers are at the core of your business, working hard to solve critical issues and improve customer experience with every interaction. Attend this session to discover Amazon Connect, a cost-effective and easy-to-use cloud contact center solution, and AWS QnABot, an easy-to-use intelligent chatbot that can be deployed on your website or integrated into your contact center.

    Speaker(s): Thomas Rindfuss, Sr Domain Lead, Contact Center, AWS
    Topic: Business Applications (Customer Engagement)

    Safety, Telematics and Magic by Autoliv and Knowit

    Level: 200

    15:00 - 15:45 | Hall 4

    How the joint team between Autoliv and Knowit use AWS services to experiment, then build, scale and create a startup within a corporate. Finding the right mix of AWS services and being able to use serverless and lambda's to grow the functionality and enable more value to our end customers of the platform.

    Speaker(s): Björn Halvarson, Business Director Cloud, Knowit

  • Transform data into information with ML-powered business intelligence

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  BI-01

    10:15 - 11:00 | Hall 7

    The world produces more data than the combined capacity of all human brains. Today's Business Intelligence tools have to go beyond traditional dashboarding and reporting. By attending this session, you will learn how to use the machine learning capabilities of Amazon QuickSight, and how you can ask powerful questions in natural language and receive accurate data-backed answers with supporting visualizations. Amazon QuickSight enables you to curate a data-driven culture by turning the data into easily accessible organizational assets, where anyone can leverage data to make quick and smart decisions regardless of their skillset.

    Speaker(s): Begum Firdousi Abbas, Solutions Architect, AWS
    Topic: Business Intelligence

  • Do you really know what happens with your applications?

    Session ID:  CO-01

    15:00 - 15:45 | Hall 2

    Downtime in applications and services may cost you a lot of money. Therefore, it becomes critical to have full visibility of the state of your workloads and, as important, to be able to act on it as close to real-time as possible. In this session, you will learn to understand how you can use AWS monitoring and observability solutions such as Amazon CloudWatch to deliver faster and more performant and reliable applications, how to visualize and query metrics data, and how to automate response to operational problems.

    Speaker(s): Rahul Goyal, Practice Manager, ProServe, AWS
    Topic: Cloud Operations (Management & Gov)

  • Migrate your database to AWS with ease and choose the correct downtime approach

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  DB-01

    15:00 - 15:45 | Hall 6

    Managing on-premises databases or self-managed cloud solutions can be tedious, time-consuming, and expensive. While looking for better solutions, manually planning and migrating databases can be challenging and error-prone, usually requiring very specialized skillsets. This session will show how AWS and its partners have helped migrate over 500,000 customer databases to AWS-managed database solutions and will guide you through choosing the appropriate downtime strategy and how to get to zero downtime. You will also learn how to use AWS self-service migration tools like AWS DMS and SCT, AWS teams, and AWS programs such as Database Freedom and Database Migration Accelerator, accelerating your database migration and modernization strategy.

    Speaker(s): Ursula Koski, Sr. Partner SA, AWS; Katja Kantserova, Development Manager, Bambora AB
    Topic: Databases

    What is the right database for you?

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  DB-02

    10:15 - 11:00 | Hall 6

    Organizations are adopting new and distributed models to build modern applications in a more agile, innovative, and efficient fashion. The approach one size fits all has no place in modern organizations. In this session, you will discover the AWS broadest and deepest portfolio of more than 15 purpose-built database engines, and learn how to select the right tool for the right job, so that your development team can have access to the database that better meets their application's unique requirements.

    Speaker(s): Muhammad Sajid, Solutions Architect, AWS
    Topic: Databases

    Modernize your data strategy for Amazon DynamoDB

    Level: 300 | Session ID:  DB-03

    11:10 - 11:55 | Auditorium

    Businesses are constantly looking into ways to optimize for cost while they also intend to enable and facilitate cross-team collaboration for the data stored in DynamoDB. Designing a reliable disaster recovery solution is of paramount importance. In this session, we will walk you through different DynamoDB features that allow you to achieve your goals in these areas.

    Speaker(s): Samaneh Utter, Sr. DynamoDB Specialist SA, AWS; Aman Dhingra, DynamoDB Specialist SA, AWS
    Topic: Databases

  • What is new in Amazon EC2?

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  CP-01

    11:10 - 11:55 | Hall 6

    Organizations today want to optimize performance and cost and tailor infrastructure to meet their workload and business needs. They need access to both the broadest and deepest portfolio of compute options that give them the choice and flexibility to run their workloads on their terms. This session provides an overview of what's new to the Amazon EC2 portfolio, including updates on Amazon EC2 capabilities, instance families, and Amazon EC2 edge and hybrid offerings.

    Speaker(s): Heikki Tunkelo, Manager, Startup SA, AWS; Mikolas Hämäläinen, Head of Engineering, Varjo
    Topic: EC2 Compute

    Reinventing hybrid and extending AWS to the edge with Local Zones

    Level: 300 | Session ID:  CP-02

    13:55 - 14:40 | Hall 6

    Three new Local Zones were recently announced in Oslo, Helsinki, and Copenhagen, as part of the global expansion of Local Zones to 26 countries. Enterprises are adopting the cloud at a rapid pace to reduce costs, become more agile, and innovate faster. While most workloads can be easily migrated to the cloud, some workloads remain on premises or in edge nodes due to low-latency, local data processing, or data residency requirements. AWS is reinventing hybrid and edge computing by extending AWS infrastructure and services to customers, wherever they need it, for a truly consistent AWS experience to support every use case. In this session, you will learn how you can use the new AWS Local Zones to bring native AWS infrastructure, services, APIs, and tools closer to your end users, and how this compares to Outposts, Wavelength, and the Snow Family.

    Speaker(s): Even Glemmestad, Principal PMT, AWS
    Topic: EC2 Compute

  • Using DevOps methods to manage Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  EU-01

    15:55 - 16:40 | Hall 5

    The last two years reinforced the need to provide your workforce with applications or desktops where they are, at any time, from any device. Your challenge is to do so while improving the security posture and at scale. By attending this session, you will learn how Amazon Workspaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0 help you to support your remote and mobile workforce securely and at scale in the cloud.

    Speaker(s): Andrew Wood, Principal EUC Spec SA, AWS
    Topic: End User Computing

  • Build your business case for the cloud

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  ET-01

    10:15 - 11:00 | Hall 2

    Many companies struggle to build a solid business case for cloud adoption. Using familiar methods, you tend to focus on infrastructure costs and do not identify the true ROI of cloud adoption. Attend this session to learn how to build a cloud business case and justify your cloud investments. You will understand opportunities to maximize return on investment. You will learn best practices to quantify and maximize your cloud business value better.

    Speaker(s): Karl Wallbom, Principal Cloud Architect AWS; Steffen Fagerström Christensen, CTO, TwentyThree
    Topic: Enterprise (Digital Transformation)

  • Full-stack web and mobile development with cloud-based backend

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  FM-01

    15:00 - 15:45 | Hall 7

    Front-end developers are responsible for building the great user experiences we consume today via web and mobile applications. In this talk, you will learn how to increase your productivity as a front-end developer. We will show you how AWS Amplify, AppSync, Device Farm, and Amazon Location Service work together to provide the tools and services to accelerate your application development and innovate faster.

    Speaker(s): Stefano Sandrini, Principal Solutions Architect, AWS
    Topic: Front-End Web & Mobile

  • Industry solutions overview

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  IN-01

    10:15 - 11:00 | Hall 5

    AWS for Industry initiatives and our industry experts are helping to accelerate your cloud transformation and time to value. The session gives an overview of AWS offerings for Industrial, Automotive, Health and Media, and Entertainment. The session will demo a solution for Computer-Aided Engineering Software (combining HPC and Visualisation parts) on AWS with an example from Computational Fluid Dynamics.

    Speaker(s): Oleg Grytsynevych, Solutions Architect, AWS
    Topic: Industry

    Modernizing Financial Services on AWS

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  IN-02

    11:10 - 11:55 | Hall 5

    Today, financial services customers recognize the need to change in response to customer demands. Accelerated by the pandemic, macro trends across the industry disrupt business models and drive technology modernization as IT becomes ever more central to delivering business value. In this session, we will talk about how financial services customers are modernizing their legacy systems to meet customer expectations for digital channels and personalized experiences. We will talk about how customers accelerate their development practices to reduce the time to market for new products and services. And we will introduce key machine learning and data analytics capabilities that enable customers to focus on what sets them apart in the marketplace.

    Speaker(s): Jason Barto, Principal Solutions Architect, AWS; Nicolai Gajhede, Chapter Lead, Software Engineering, Danske Bank A/S
    Topic: Industry

  • Securely onboard and monitor device fleets at scale using AWS IoT

    Level: 300 | Session ID:  IO-01

    10:15 - 11:00 | Hall 3

    There are currently billions of connected devices in homes, factories, oil wells, hospitals, cars, and thousands of other places fueling digital transformation, generating huge volumes of data, and imposing multiple challenges related to device management. In this session, you will learn how to use AWS IoT services to securely connect, manage and monitor a fleet of devices.

    Speaker(s): Sunitha Eswaraiah, Solutions Architect, AWS; Arne Eirik Nielsen, Chief Cloud Officer, Easee AS
    Topic: IoT

    Extend your device capabilities with AWS edge computing

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  IO-02

    13:00 - 13:45 | Hall 3

    As organizations chart their path toward digital transformation, they incorporate more edge technology into their business operations to help improve application performance and reduce costs. In this session, you will learn to extend the connectivity and capabilities of your devices using AWS edge services that provide infrastructure and software for you to deliver data processing, analysis, and storage as close to your end-points as necessary.

    Speaker(s): Jelena Uzunovic, Principal Solutions Architect, AWS; Yvo Bogers, Cloud Solution Architect, DeLaval
    Topic: IoT

  • Simplify cloud governance with AWS Control Tower

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  MK-01

    13:00 - 13:45 | Hall 5

    Discover the benefits of AWS Control Tower and its new Data Residency features. In this session, learn how to enable cloud governance efficiently using AWS Control Tower and how a multi-account structure can be governed under one roof.

    Speaker(s): Efoe Sassou, Marketplace Migration Specialist, AWS; Oscar Carraqueros, Sr. Specialist SA - MP & CS, AWS 
    Topic: Marketplace

  • Migrate and modernize your Windows workloads

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  MI-01

    13:55 - 14:40 | Hall 5

    AWS offers a broad set of compute, database, application, and deployment services that use and are designed to work with Microsoft technologies. By attending this talk, you will learn how to transform your enterprise applications by leveraging AWS tools built for the cloud for migrating and modernizing your Windows workloads.

    Speaker(s): Alexander Dragunov, Sr Partner SA, Microsoft, AWS
    Topic: Migrations

  • Reduce your operational burden to deploy containers

    Level: 300 | Session ID:  MA-01

    13:00 - 13:45 | Auditorium

    You are using containers to stay agile during the development and deployment of your applications. But doing so at scale brings a new realm of challenges and additional responsibilities. In this session, learn about AWS managed container services, tooling, and approaches for reducing operational overhead, allowing you to free up time to focus on your application differentiators and functionalities.

    Speaker(s): Andreas Lindh, Containers Specialist SA, AWS; Alberto Lopez, Director of Engineering, Acast AB
    Topic: Modern Application - Containers + Serverless

    Building serverless event-driven applications with Amazon EventBridge

    Level: 300 | Session ID:  MA-02

    10:15 - 11:00 | Auditorium

    Teams building micro-service architecture often find integration with other applications and external services can make their workloads more monolithic and tightly coupled. Event-driven serverless architectures with Amazon EventBridge enable your applications to seamlessly scale to burst to handle virtually any demand with minimal operational overhead. Join this session to learn about how you can build event-driven applications.

    Speaker(s): Nicolas Moutschen, Principal Serverless Spec SA, AWS; Raywon Kari, Mathem i Sverige AB
    Topic: Modern Application - Containers + Serverless

    SaaS architecture patterns: From concept to implementation

    Level: 300 | Session ID:  MA-04

    15:55 - 16:40 | Auditorium

    SaaS architecture varies across domains, stacks, and customer requirements. However, there are well-defined patterns that must be addressed by SaaS solutions. Identity, onboarding, tenant isolation, data partitioning, and tiering are among the patterns that, while implemented differently on AWS stacks and services, are core to most SaaS solutions. In this session, take a detailed dive into the landscape of these SaaS patterns. For each one, we'll move from concept to implementation, looking at the permutations of architecture and code that are used to bring these patterns to life with different compute, storage, identity, networking, and management constructs.

    Speaker(s): Alex Pulver, Principal Solutions Architect, AWS
    Topic: Modern Application - Containers + Serverless

  • Supercharge your DevOps practice with a cloud-native, cloud-first approach

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  MA-03

    15:55 - 16:40 | Hall 7

    Whether you are just starting your DevOps journey with infrastructure as code, modernizing it with CI/CD, or optimizing it with observability, you can build a DevOps experience that is right for you by adopting from a broad array of AWS managed services that allow your teams to focus on their business logic rather than the undifferentiated heavy lifting of manually installing, patching, operating and monitoring various DevOps tools and infrastructure. In this session, we look into the cloud-native approach in both development and DevOps.

    Speaker(s): Kirsi Louhelainen, Solutions Architect, AWS; Akos Krivachy, Senior Software Engineer, Plain.
    Topic: Modern Application - DevOps

  • Build strong network foundations on AWS

    Level: 300 | Session ID: NT-01

    13:55 - 14:40 | Hall 3

    Building strong network foundations is critical for organizations constantly expanding their networks to connect new devices, environments, and applications. It can reduce network complexity, improve security posture, and upgrade your ability to monitor and manage your network while lowering costs. In this session, we will walk you through the fundamentals of AWS networking services, common architectures, and how to design for an always-expanding network. You will learn best practices and how to choose, design, and configure your network. We will then consider different approaches for multi-VPC, multi-account, multi-region, and use cases for connecting your VPC to a physical data center using AWS VPN and AWS Direct Connect.

    Speaker(s): Jesper Eneberg, Solutions Architect, AWS
    Topic: Networking & Global Infrastructure

    Build a better and more secure user experience at the edge

    Level: 300 | Session ID:  NT-02

    15:55 - 16:40 | Hall 3

    It is increasingly complex and financially important for organizations to ensure their end-user-facing applications have the required performance and security on the public internet. In this session, you will learn about AWS edge networking services, such as Amazon CloudFront, AWS Global Accelerator, and Amazon Route 53, and how they can help you move your application traffic off the internet and behind the defenses of the world's most secure cloud provider, limiting their exposure to attack, removing network hops, and controlling application accesses.

    Speaker(s): Toni Syvanen, Senior Solutions Architect, AWS
    Topic: Networking & Global Infrastructure

  • Run your robots in the cloud

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  RO-01

    11:10 - 11:55 | Hall 3

    Robots usage is increasing across a variety of use cases requiring them to react in real-time to changing conditions. Developing and deploying intelligent robots is a complex and time-consuming process. When attending this session, you will learn from two decades of and AWS operational excellence to build AWS IoT RoboRunner and AWS RoboMaker and how these can help robotics developers build intelligent robot applications and the applications needed to manage robots at scale.

    Speaker(s): Sohan Maheshwar, Sr. Developer Advocate, AWS
    Topic: Robotics

  • Raise the bar of your security standards with AWS native security services

    Level: 300 | Session ID:  SE-01

    13:55 - 14:40 | Auditorium

    As your organization develops next-gen cloud-native applications and modernizes existing workloads by migrating to the cloud, you need to extend your visibility and controls to improve your security posture with maintaining operational efficiency. In this session, you will learn how to use native AWS security services, such as Amazon GuardDuty, AWS SecurityHub, Amazon Inspector, Amazon Detective, and Amazon Macie, to achieve continuous threat detection, route workflows, and minimize remediation time.

    Speaker(s): Zamira Jaupaj, Solutions Architect, AWS; Mats Bergström, Cloud Architect, Stockholm Metro
    Topic: Security

    Building a secure analytics platform for financial data

    Level: 300 | Session ID:  SE-02

    15:00 - 15:45 | Hall 3

    As data becomes the most valuable asset within organizations around the globe, organizations need to establish a secure environment that provides them with the ability to manage the privacy controls of their data, control how their data is used, who has access to it, and where and how it is encrypted. In this session, we will look at mechanisms that customers have put in place to protect their data. We will talk about establishing a "Data Perimeter" and will look at how key AWS data protection services such as AWS Key Management Service, AWS Secrets Manager, AWS Certificate Manager, and AWS CloudHSM help build a secure foundation.

    Speaker(s): Miguel Ferreira, Sr. Solutions Architect, AWS; Erno Mononen, Lead Developer, OP Financial Group
    Topic: Security

  • Innovate faster and safely by choosing the right storage service in the cloud

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  ST-01

    15:55 - 16:40 | Hall 6

    As ubiquitous growth of data, both in volume and relevance for modern organizations, has imposed unprecedented challenges in terms of data management. Such challenges are sometimes not compatible with traditional on-premises storage and require a transition to the cloud to improve security, availability, and cost-efficiency. Selecting the right storage service is a critical step for building the foundation of your cloud data architecture. In this session, you will learn what are your AWS storage options for object, block, and file storage, including hybrid and edge options, and understand how these services can integrate with other AWS services such as analytics and ML so that you can unleash the full potential of your data.

    Speaker(s): Veliswa Boya, Sr. Developer Advocate, AWS; Thomas Hagen, VP Engineering, Veo Technologies ApS
    Topic: Storage

    What’s new in Amazon S3?

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  ST-02

    13:00 - 13:45 | Hall 6

    The exponential growth of data means that you need a secure, performant, and cost-efficient data architecture that enables you to turn data into value. With Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), organizations of all sizes and industries are able to store any amount of data for any use case, including data lakes, analytics applications, archive, backup and restore, and disaster recovery. In this session, we will dive you into the recently launched S3 storage classes and features such as S3 Glacier Instant Retrieval, share with you best practices on how to build a data lake by leveraging industry-leading AWS, open-source, and third-party analytics and ML tools to gain insights, and show you how to optimize your cost and strengthen your data security in the cloud.

    Speaker(s): Ulf Zakariasson, Sr Nordics Storage Specialist, AWS; Carl Larsson, CTO, Spiideo AB
    Topic: Storage

  • Are you well-architected?

    Level: 200 | Session ID:  AR-01

    11:10 - 11:55 | Hall 7

    Today's organizations are commonly looking for prescriptive guidance to ensure their workloads adhere to architectural best practices. Now more than ever, it is imperative to build strong, foundational architectures that are high-performing, secure, reliable, cost-efficient, and sustainable. By attending this session, you will be able to evaluate your workloads to understand high-risk issues in your architecture using the AWS Well-Architected Tool.

    Speaker(s): Tomas Riha, Solutions Architect, AWS
    Topic: Well-Architected

    Architecting for sustainability

    Level: 200 | Session ID: AR-02

    13:00 - 13:45 | Hall 7

    AWS is focused on efficiency in every aspect of our infrastructure, and builders can accelerate the sustainability of their workloads through optimization and informed architecture patterns. This session dives deep into techniques recommended by the AWS Well-Architected Framework and provides direction on reducing the energy and carbon impact of AWS architectures. 

    Speaker(s): Laura Hyatt, Solutions Architect, AWS; Markus Niskanen, Head of Architecture, VR-Yhtymä Oy
    Topic: Well-Architected

    Resilient and well-architected apps with chaos engineering

    Level: 300 | Session ID:  AR-03

    13:55 - 14:40 | Hall 7

    Well-architected applications are designed and built to be secure, high-performing, and resilient. You need to test your application and validate that it operates as designed and is resilient to failures. In this session, you will learn how to apply chaos engineering using AWS Fault Injection Simulator, stress your application, simulate disruptive events, and observe how the system responds. This will enable you to iteratively improve the resiliency and performance of your system using architecture best practices.

    Speaker(s): Gunnar Grosch, Sr. Developer Advocate, AWS
    Topic: Well-Architected

  • Conversational AI in Education

    10:15 - 11:00 | Public Sector

    Citizens and customers alike have higher expectations of customer service today. Long wait times lead to a lot of abandoned calls and dissatisfied customers. By using an intelligent chatbot to answer the most common questions, you improve the customer experience, lower the customers' time in queue and decrease cost. Attend this session to discover Amazon Connect, a cost-effective and easy to use cloud contact center solution, and how customers have made use of AWS QnABot to automate up to 50% of customer interactions.

    Speaker(s): Thomas Rindfuss, Sr. Domain Lead, Contact Center, AWS; Rickard Norén, CIO, University West; Anders Wallman, Systems Developer, University West

    Innovation in gov organizations

    11:10 - 11:55 | Public Sector

    Businesses are flooded with data from online systems, IoT, applications, documents, media, and other human and machine-related sources. Data Science teams must efficiently navigate through this data and between the business and the technical worlds to uncover and solve problems that are not even known. Accessing the right tools through a coherent environment that encompasses the different steps of your data workflow is critical for the productivity of Data Scientist teams. In this session, you will learn how data science teams can significantly increase productivity by leveraging the full potential of Amazon SageMaker to efficiently handle data and machine learning models while solving real business problems.

    Speaker(s): Mark Schwartz Director, Enterprise Strategy, AWS;

    Keeping Cloud Costs on Track: Guidance for Procurement and Finance Teams

    13:00 - 13:45 | Public Sector

    The pay-as-you-go, variable cost model of Cloud can be simultaneously enlightening and horrifying. How do you manage to control costs when they are not fixed? How do Public Sector bodies procure cloud? How do I understand Cloud pricing when there are so many options? Does cloud really save infrastructure cost? This session addresses these questions – including a discussion with Lithuanian Railways on their experience of migrating their SAP environment to AWS – and the cost savings they achieved.

    Speaker(s): Kevin Long, Cloud Economist AWS; Marius Staponas, Head of Technology, Lithuanian Railways

    Government At Your Fingertips: How Digital Iceland Is Empowering The Icelandic People

    13:55 - 14:40 | Public Sector

    The Icelandic Government is on a journey to make public services more user friendly and efficient. The Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs drives that goal across all government bodies with Digital Iceland. Join us to hear Digital Iceland CEO Andri Kristinsson’s first-hand account of the motivation, challenges and innovative solutions in building the service platform that Icelanders trust and rely on when reaching out to their government.

    Speaker(s): Mustafa Isik, Chief Technologist, EMEA Public Sector, AWS; Andri Kristinsson, CEO, Digital Iceland

    AWS Data Protection - a shared responsibility

    15:00 - 15:45 | Public Sector

    GDPR and Schrems II has been a concern for many organizations for the last two years. How do you handle it to be able to run in the AWS Cloud? As always, it's a shared responsibility and this session gives you what you need to do whether you're an AWS customer or an ISV. You will get the answers to the most common questions. You will also hear frpm Funidata, a Finnish company in the Edtech sector andwhat they did to ensure that they are compliant.

    Speaker(s): Paul Ahlgren, Principal Security Strategist, AWS WWPS Security EMEA, AWS; Toni Sallanmaa, Chief Technology Officer, Funidata Oy

    Day One of Covid 19 and the power of data to unlock the potential of federated research

    15:55 - 16:40 | Public Sector

    In this session you will hear how GISAID which holds the world's largest COVID 19 genome database, how working on the frontline of the Covid 19 combat by allowing researchers all over the world to detect and track mutations and new variants (e.g. Omicron).

    Speaker(s): Harri Tatti, Senior Sales Executive, EMEA Healthcare, AWS; Peter Bogner, President, Freunde von GISAID

  • Using Machine Learning in Loan Underwriting Decisions

    Session ID:  CM-01

    10:00 - 10:15 | Community Lounge

    Qred is a FinTech scale-up that specializes in digital financing solutions for small businesses. Our scoring algorithms have helped us make sound underwriting decisions all while putting customers’ needs first. In this session we will go over the basics of using data science for credit risk decisions and how we leverage AWS throughout the entire machine learning pipeline.

    Speaker(s): Suzanne Cordeau-Andrews, Data Scientist, Qred

    Implementation of IaaC using AWS CDK

    Session ID:  CM-02

    12:00 - 12:15 | Community Lounge

    AWS CDK is the new way of creating Infrastructure as Code without directly using AWS CloudFormation templates. Using you favourite language - Typescript; Python; Java; c# - you can create a CDK application that instantiates AWS resources (like Amazon S3 buckets, Amazon ECS clusters, Amazon SQS queues etc) without having to know all of the small details of CloudFormation. Additionally, any resources you create follow AWS best practices by default.

    Speaker(s): Aritra Nag, Senior Cloud Architect, Nordcloud, an IBM Company

    Eliminate repetitive work by using AWS Serverless Application Repository

    Session ID:  CM-03

    12:20 - 12:35 | Community Lounge

    These days it is crucial to be conscious about the time spent on setting up the AWS accounts. AWS Serverless Application Repository is a way to deploy parametrized applications written with AWS SAM. However, AWS CDK proved that everything is a code now. So I will show how to unite the tools to deploy and publish the application, potentially saving thousands of hours for the development teams. With Serverless Application Repository, SAM, and CDK, one could set up monitoring and alert for different applications situated in a multi-account environment. I will show how it helped one of my clients save monotonous work hours.

    Speaker(s): Igor Soroka, Cloud Consultant, Soroka Tech

    Practical Data Analytics in AWS with AWS Glue and Amazon Athena

    Session ID:  CM-04

    12:40 - 12:55 | Community Lounge

    A typical AWS solution utilizes multiple data stores to tackle the business requirements, including SQL and non-SQL databases, S3 object storage, event streams, and log archives. AWS Glue and Amazon Athena are the right tools to gain a unified view of the business or crunch overwhelming amounts of data to get valuable insights. Learn how to take the practical approach to utilize these data engineering solutions on a production scale.

    Speaker(s): Janne Kuha, Partner & CTO, NordHero

    Building a mindset for Single Table Design with Amazon DynamoDB

    Session ID:  CM-05

    14:45 - 15:00 | Community Lounge

    Amazon DynamoDB is more than a key value store and the table design differs quite a lot from the way relational database schemas are designed. In this talk I will provide a few tips and tricks that will help the attendee to look at DynamoDB from a new perspective which will assit them to understand the concept of Single Table Design.

    Speaker(s): Anurag Kale, Cloud Consultant, Polestar Digital

  • AWS loves startups: How to get the most out of the AWS programs to accelerate your developments

    10:00 - 10:15 | Startup Loft

    Curious to understand how AWS can help your startup grow and scale? Join this session to learn about the different programs AWS offer to help you succeed with your startup!

    Speaker(s): James Wood, AWS

    Building your MVP on AWS

    10:15 - 10:45 | Startup Loft

    Want to find out about the best ways to build your minimal viable product (MVP) on AWS as a startup? In this session, you will get an overview of how startups build MVPs using services like API Gateway, Amplify, Lambda, Managed Kubernetes on AWS, Lightsail, and Database options.

    Speaker(s): Jyri Seiger, AWS

    Customer demo: Veo

    10:45 - 11:00 | Startup Loft

    Have you ever wanted to watch a sports match that was not televised? Have you ever missed your child's game? VEO has created an AI/ML powered camera that can record and livestream team sports without an operator. It makes junior and amateur sports viewable to everyone globally. Come to this session to see a live demo and you may never miss a match again.

    Speaker(s): John Ndege, AWS; VEO

    Accelerating the Clean Energy Transition: Achieving Sustainable Innovation through the Cloud

    11:00 - 11:25 | Startup Loft

    Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy is a Sustainable Development Goal. Shoreline was founded with the vision to accelerate the clean energy transition, creating software to help the clean energy industry implement and scale renewable energy projects. Learn about how AWS enables Sustainability tech leaders like Shoreline to innovate through the cloud.

    Speaker(s): Zera Ong, AWS; Shoreline

    Leveraging technology to disrupt the energy landscape and accelerate the sustainable transition

    11:30 - 11:55 | Startup Loft

    Tibber has built an enormous virtual battery made up of millions of digitally connected devices such as electric vehicles and heaters. Using automated algorithms, Tibber orchestrates and trades with the virtual battery in such a way that minimizes the energy consumption and cost for Tibber’s users, while also helping to stabilize the power system and bring more renewable generation into the grid.

    Speaker(s): Suchi Mohapatra, AWS; Jacob Dalton, Tibber 

    How to Acquire Top Startup Talent: Fireside chat with VCs and startups

    12:00 - 12:45 | Startup Loft

    Talent acquisition is one of the top challenges for founders, alongside fundraising. For 1h, we will moderate a discussion about talent acquisition and what the future holds for a diverse and inclusive ecosystem. Apart from AWS and Billogram, we will aim to invite investors Schibsted Growth, Antler, and one more VC, as well as talentX and one startup companies where everyone can give their take on the talent landscape and what opportunities that are out there.

    Speaker(s): Erik Wijnbladh, AWS; Antler; Schibsted; Billogram

    AI and Machine Learning for Startups: How to get started and best practices

    13:00 - 13:30 | Startup Loft

    AI and Machine Learning is game changer in many industries. But how do you get started on adopting AI and ML if you dont have much data scientists expertice? In this talk you get introduced to the possibilities AWS give you to integrate AI and ML into your products or back office functions, and how you get started in the fastest way, both as a novice and as an expert in data science. You will learn that simple is the best approach to start with, you will see a simple demo of integrating automated image rekognition into a web application, and you will hear from a customer that have implemented both highlevel AI services as well as ML practices

    Speaker(s): Steen Brahe, AWS; Visualyst

    AWS Well Architected for Startups: Setting the stage for hyper-growth

    13:30 - 14:00 | Startup Loft

    In this talk you will learn about the AWS Well-Architected Framework, why it is important to startups and what are the key components. The Well Architected Framework is a mechanism for your cloud journey allowing you to learn and measure best practices for architecting in the cloud. As a startup you want to build a solid security foundation and leverage services that allow you to focus on your product - not undifferentiated heavy lifting - paving the path a scale and growth. Built around six pillars—operational excellence, security, reliability, performance efficiency, cost optimization, and sustainability—AWS Well-Architected provides a consistent approach to evaluate architectures and implement scalable designs.

    Speaker(s): Nuno Seco, AWS; Favrit

    Doconomy: Building a more intelligent and sustainable tomorrow with partners

    14:00 - 14:30 | Startup Loft

    Financial institutions have hard requirements for security and due diligence when communicating with external partners. In this session you will learn how Doconomy, together with their AWS partner, has built APIs for measuring climate impact using Serverless services. Get an insight into our lessons learnt when working with API Gateway with mTLS, the CDK and compliance.

    Speaker(s): Sophie Krojgaard Falbe-Hansen, AWS; Doconomy

    Regulated industries: Innovate and be compliant with help of AWS

    14:30 - 15:00 | Startup Loft

    How do you make sure you manage risk in the best way to stay compliant while not slowing down innovation? In this talk we will discuss compliance requirements in the Nordics and a best practice approach towards becoming compliant, and we will hear about Northmills journey to become compliant as the first Swedish cloud based bank.

    Speaker(s): Steen Brahe, AWS; Northmill

    Leverage data for insights: Modern data architectures for Startups

    15:00 - 15:30 | Startup Loft

    Curious to see how you can get the most value out of your data? In this session, we will discuss data strategy concerns that are common among our startup customers today, and design patterns for batch data processing. We will also discuss the modern data architecture and how to leverage AWS services to get the most insights our of your data. 

    Speaker(s): Aditya Kukde, AWS; Insurance  Business Applications

    Web3/Blockchain: innovate and scale on AWS

    15:30 - 16:00 | Startup Loft

    Are you a Web3, Blockchain or Crypto startup, or just curious to know how AWS can be used for innovation and scaling Web3 / blockchain? In this talk, we will meet with Moralis Web3 Technology to discuss how to leverage AWS services to implement blockchain applications. We will also talk about how to leverage analytics sevices to get the most out of the data.

    Speaker(s): Heikki Tunkelo, AWS; Moralis Web3 Technology

    Startup Loft Accelerator

    16:00 - 16:15 | Startup Loft

    During this 10 week-long program, early-stage startups from across EMEA will get access to experienced advisors, technical experts, investors, and a community of entrepreneurs to share learnings and experiences with. Find out more about the process and sign up!

    Speaker(s): Sophia Granfors, AWS

Level guide

Level 100: Introductory

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

Level 200: Intermediate

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

Level 300: Advanced

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 .

Level 400: Expert

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.

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