AWS Summit Washington, DC

AWS Summit Washington, DC
S E P T E M B E R   2 8 – 2 9 ,   2 0 2 1   |   W A S H I N G T O N ,   D C 
S E P T E M B E R   2 8 – 2 9 ,   2 0 2 1   
W A S H I N G T O N ,   D C 

The AWS Summit Washington, DC is back. Deepen your cloud knowledge and gain new skills to design and deploy solutions in the cloud to accelerate your mission.

H E A L T H   M E A S U R E S

Learn about health measures at the AWS Summit Washington, DC

Review our updated COVID-19 vaccination requirements for attending the Summit.

H E A L T H   M E A S U R E S

Learn about health measures at the AWS Summit Washington, DC

Review our updated COVID-19 vaccination requirements for attending the Summit.


Why attend?

Join Max Peterson, vice president of Amazon Web Services (AWS) worldwide public sector, to hear how organizations like yours can continue to push boundaries.
Breakout content
Breakout content
With 150+ lecture-style and interactive sessions to learn from, join us no matter where you are on your AWS journey.
AWS Training and Certification
AWS Training and Certification
Get equipped with the knowledge it takes to move your company—and career—forward.
Work with AWS Partners
Work with AWS Partners
Discover how AWS Partners can help you unlock agility and innovation for your business.
AWS DeepRacer
AWS DeepRacer League Summit Race
Compete in the world’s first global, autonomous racing league. Win prizes, glory, and walk away with hands on experience with AWS DeepRacer technology.

F I N D   Y O U R   I N S P I R A T I O N

Keynote and fireside chat

O P E N I N G   K E Y N O T E

Join Max Peterson, vice president of the AWS worldwide public sector, as he reflects on emerging trends and provides a future outlook on a post-pandemic world. In this address, he’ll take a look at the latest innovative advancements happening across the public sector and share key learnings on how organizations like yours can continue to push boundaries with the cloud.

Hear from Lauren Knausenberger, chief information officer (CIO) of the United States Air Force, and Liesa Stockdale, director of Utah Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of Recovery Services (ORS), on how they are leveraging the cloud to further drive their missions. And don’t miss Artist Suchi Reddy, founder of Reddymade Architecture and Design, as she highlights the artwork “me + you,” an interactive sculpture powered by AWS artificial intelligence (AI) services that will be debuted in the Smithsonian's Arts & Industries Building in fall 2021.

F I R E S I D E   C H A T

Paving the Way: Transformation of Healthcare Delivery

Join the fireside chat moderated by Max Peterson, vice president of the AWS worldwide public sector, and featuring special guest Dr. Shafiq Rab, executive vice president (EVP), chief digital officer and chief information officer (CIO) of Wellforce. During the chat, the two speakers will weigh in on the latest advancements in healthcare and share industry predictions as healthcare delivery continues to transform. They will also explain how these rapid innovations are contributing to opportunities across the public sector worldwide.

L E A R N   Y O U R   W A Y

Session types

Breakout sessions
Lecture-style presentations covering all topics at all levels and delivered by AWS experts, builders, customers, and partners. Breakout sessions typically include a Q&A at the end.
Builders' sessions
Small group sessions led by an AWS expert who guides you as you build a service or product on your own laptop. You will experiment and build alongside the AWS expert.
Chalk talks
Highly interactive sessions with a small audience. Experts lead you through problems and solutions on a digital whiteboard as the discussion unfolds.
Interactive learning sessions where you work in small group teams to solve problems using AWS Cloud services. Come prepared with your laptop and a willingness to learn.

B U I L D   Y O U R   A G E N D A

Choose your track

The session catalog is now live for the AWS Summit Washington, DC. The Summit will kick off at 9:00 AM ET on September 28th. Check-in opens at 7:00 AM. 

Explore sessions by topic, time, and more to plan your visit.

  • I am new to the cloud

    Build the foundation

    Learn cloud fundamentals and best practices from AWS experts including introductions to security, storage, data, and analytics on AWS.

    Migration lightning talks

    Hear why AWS customers migrated to the cloud. Dive into digital transformation, culture change, and infrastructure modernization.

  • I am experimenting with AWS

    Migration velocity

    Learn best practice frameworks of migrating to AWS including cloud economics, procurement, storage, open data, and disaster recovery.

    Post-pandemic future

    Join us to reimagine the future of the public sector. Hear from thought leaders on the returning workforce, new models of education, inclusion, diversity and equity, social impact, and sustainability.

  • I already use AWS

    Accelerate your mission

    Government, education, nonprofit, and healthcare organizations face unique challenges to accomplish complex missions with limited resources. Learn how industry leaders use the power and speed of AWS to serve their missions more effectively.

    Modern applications

    Organizations are looking to become more agile so they can innovate and respond to change faster. Learn how you can modernize to AWS native architectures with DevOps and serverless.

  • I run advanced workloads on AWS

    Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and big data

    Learn how to use AI, ML, and data analytics to influence strategy and inform decisions that produce impact.

    Emerging trends

    Rethink the ways you deliver services in more cost-effective, agile, and scalable ways. Dive into new trends like hybrid, edge, Internet of Things (IoT), and remote work and learning to accelerate your growth.

    Management, security, and compliance

    Security is the highest priority for AWS. Learn how you can raise your security posture with AWS infrastructure and services while inheriting the most comprehensive compliance controls.

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Find your level

L E V E L   1 0 0


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

L E V E L   2 0 0


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

L E V E L   3 0 0


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 implementing a similar solution.

L E V E L   4 0 0


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 across multiple services, architectures, and implementations.

G E T   R O L L I N G   W I TH   M A C H I N E   L E A R N I N G

AWS DeepRacer

Build and train a reinforcement learning model at a workshop or bring one you trained at home. Then, put your model to the test and compete on the track in the AWS Summit Expo hall. Win prizes, glory, and walk away with hands on experience with AWS DeepRacer technology alongside AWS experts and team members. Start your engines, the race is on!

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Global sponsors

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Frequently asked questions

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All attendees are required to comply with health measures in accordance with the AWS Code of Conduct. The AWS Summit Washington, DC will follow all Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local government mandates as they relate to COVID-19 safety protocols.