FAQs

Who should attend AWS Summit 2019?

Offering over 100 sessions, the event is designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform and offer existing customers best practices and deep technical content to be more successful with their cloud adoption journey. The sessions will suit business and technical roles, ranging from beginners to mature users of AWS. Refer to the session descriptions in the agenda section of AWS Summit Sydney for more information.

Where is the event agenda?

You can review the AWS Summit agenda here and the Amazon Innovation Day agenda here. You can also access these links from the navigation pane above.

How can I justify my attendance to AWS Summit to my manager?

There are many compelling reasons for attending Amazon Innovation Day and AWS Summit this year. We have made it easy for you to convince your manager with our Justify Your Trip template.

What is the price of registration?

Event registration is free of charge.

What is included in the event registration?

Both Amazon Innovation Day and AWS Summit will feature keynote presentations with global speakers and customer stories. AWS Summit on Wednesday and Thursday will feature over 100 sessions led by AWS experts. On the expo floor you can get hands-on with technology and have your technical questions answered by the AWS team and our partners. Meals offered include morning tea, lunch, and refreshments.

Can I get a confirmation of my AWS Summit registration?

Upon completing the online registration, you will receive an email with event details. Please check your junk mail folder if you do not receive this within 24 hours of registering. You will be provided with a "Know Before You Go" email approximately one day prior, please note you will receive a “Know Before You Go” email for each respective event you have registered for. These will contain a unique barcode which you will be required to present on arrival. Your unique barcode will also be sent to your mobile number on the morning of the event so please make sure to double check your details when completing your registration. Please note Amazon Innovation Day event badges are not valid for entry to AWS Summit Sydney.

Can I sign up for sessions I want to attend?

You will be able to build your own agenda via the event app to assist you in planning your event experience. This does not guarantee you a seat for the session as rooms will be filled on a first come, first seated basis.

Will the slides be shared after the event?

Recordings of the keynotes and some of the sessions will be available ‘on-demand’. You will receive an email with a link to watch the recorded sessions when they become available post event.

Do you offer special dietary meals?

We aim to cater for a variety of dietary requirements, however we cannot guarantee this will cover specific or individual requests. If you have specific dietary needs or if you are looking for a wider variety of options we recommend that you bring your own meals with you, or take advantage of the many restaurants and cafes in the area.

What accessibility accommodations are available?

The event venue, the International Convention Centre Sydney, has been designed to make everyone’s visit a fully accessible and inclusive event experience. Read more about the venue’s accessibility here https://www.iccsydney.com.au/Venue-Information/Accessibility. If you require additional assistance with any specific mobility, vision, hearing or other kinds of assistance please email aws-anz-marketing@amazon.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

Are people under the age of 18 years old allowed to attend Amazon Innovation Day and AWS Summit Sydney?

Those under the age of 18 will need to be accompanied by an adult, who will need to sign an authorisation form to register. This will need to be done at the help desk on site at the event. If you have any questions about this process, please contact aws-anz-marketing@amazon.com

How do I get to the venue?

AWS Summit 2019 will take place at the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC), located in Sydney's Darling Harbour. (View map)

  • ICC Exhibition Centre, Level 2 - Amazon Innovation Day and AWS Summit registration
  • Exhibition Halls 1, 2, 3 & 4, located on Level 1 with access via Level 2 - Breakout sessions, Cloud Zone Expo and catering
  • ICC Theatre - Keynotes and breakout sessions

It is a five-minute walk between the Halls and the ICC Theatre. Event crew will be on hand to direct delegates to where they need to be. Please visit www.iccsydney.com for further info about the venue.

Directions to ICC are as follows:

  • Train
    A short walk from Central or Town Hall will take you directly to Darling Quarter, Tumbalong Park and Sydney Visitor Centre. Town Hall and Central Stations are a 10-minute walk from ICC Sydney.
  • Bus
    ICC Sydney has its own bus stop. Bus routes 389 and 501 stop at Harris Street near Allen Street – a 10-minute walk from ICC Sydney.
  • Taxi
    The best taxi drop off and pick up locations include the new Iron Wharf Place next to Harbourside Shopping Centre and Zollner Circuit on the Southern end of ICC Sydney Theatre, both accessed via Darling Drive.
  • Walking
    Routes to ICC Sydney include from Central Station. See the ICC link for directions.
  • Cycling
    Bike racks are available in Exhibition Car Park 1 including male and female shower and change room facilities. Personal locks are required.
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