AWS Summit Washington, DC FAQs

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  • AWS Summit Washington, DC is tailored for the public sector community interested in advancing their mission through technology. Session content is set between 100 foundational and 400 expert level to accommodate all levels of familiarity. Attendees can choose between lecture-style presentations, interactive learning guided by AWS experts, customer keynotes, white-boarding sessions, an expo hall, and much more. 

  • The event will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC located at 801 Allen Y. Lew Place NW Washington, DC 20001. The event is June 26-27, 2024. 

    The agenda will be released on the website prior to the event..

  • No. Registration is complimentary for this event and includes access to meals, expo hall, keynote, sessions, and receptions. Sign up

  • The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is centrally located in downtown Washington, DC. Locally, you can use metro, walk, or travel by car to the event.

    Metro: The Convention Center sits atop the Mt. Vernon Square/7th Street-Convention Center station served by Metro's Green and Yellow lines. Alternatively, take the Red Line to the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro station which is a 5 minute walk from the Convention Center.  

    Visit or call (202) 637-7000 for maps, schedules and more information on traveling by metro or bus.

    If you are not local to DC, you can travel to Washington, DC via plane, train, or car.

    Plane: Washington, DC is served by three major airports (DCAIAD and BWI), easily accessible to the city.

    TrainAmtrak serves Washington, DC's Union Station and is connected to the DC Metro on the Red Line. 

    Driving directions: Follow the Google maps directions.

    Parking: Multiple parking garages are located around the Convention Center with hourly and daily rates. To see a list of convenient parking garages visit the Events DC tourism website and click the map filter 'Parking' to find nearby parking.

  • No, AWS does not reimburse or validate parking or other travel associated costs.

  • No, we don't have a dedicated block for this event. Check out the Destination DC tourism website for hotel recommendations. 

  • AWS Summit Washington, DC does not offer continuing or professional education credits nor does AWS offer a certificate of attendance. Attendees can participate in Training & Certification sessions onsite, but please note credits will not be awarded.

  • There is no dress code for attendees. Attendee attire varies from business casual, suits, hoodies and jeans. Please wear what you are comfortable in.

  • Yes. All attendees must be at least 18 years of age on the day they pick up their conference badge.

  • Please see here for the AWS Code of Conduct. All attendees must comply with the Code of Conduct.

Accessibility and Inclusion

  • Yes. Lactation rooms are designed to provide a private, secure space for lactating attendees to express milk. The spaces are equipped with lockers, cold packs, wipes, and comfy chairs.

  • Contact our customer support team with any questions or needs at

  • We'll have many services available at the Summit, including:

    • ASL (American Sign Language)
    • CART (Communication Access Real-time Translation)
    • Mobility device rental
    • Assistive listening
    • Dispersed and designated seating

    To inquire about any of these services or to request a service you don't see listed, please reach out to customer support at

  • Service animals are welcome at AWS Summit Washington, DC. For guest hotel rooms, there are specific guidelines around service and support animals at each hotel property. Please connect directly with your hotel’s reservation desk or concierge prior to arriving for more information.


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