AWS Public Sector Symposium

Brussels, Belgium | 12 March 2024 | Free to attend

Join us at the Brussels Expo Convention Center in Brussels on Tuesday 12 March 2024. Attendees will engage in interactive learning, network among public sector industry leaders and AWS experts, engage with partners driving innovation, and so much more.

Bringing the cloud community together to innovate, build, and learn

Discover how the AWS Cloud can help you innovate, improve sustainability, and meet your security and sovereignty requirements. The Symposium is a free event where the public sector community can connect, collaborate, and learn about Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Whether you are just getting started with cloud computing or are an advanced user, have a technical background, or are just curious about the cloud and its applications, you will hear from key public sector customers and learn something new at the AWS Public Sector Symposium Brussels.

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Event highlights

20 Sessions

Learn in lecture-style and interactive sessions. Join us no matter where you are on your AWS journey.

Experiential Zones

Join AWS experts to discover trends and possibilities for your data and experience the latest in innovation and live demos.

Ask an AWS Expert

Speak to an AWS team member one-on-one and ask the questions you have on your mind.

AWS Training

Get equipped with the knowledge it takes to move your organisation—and career—forward.  


Join Dave Levy, vice president of worldwide public sector at Amazon Web Services (AWS), as he leads a discussion on the benefits and responsible deployment of generative AI and machine learning in accelerating the success of your organization. This keynote will provide insights on how organizations can gain agility, speed, and scalability by leveraging their data while maintaining full control and ownership.

Wendy Joos, chief data officer of Belgian Post (Bpost) Group, and Francesca Duri, chief technology officer at World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), will join Dave on stage to share their journeys towards artificial intelligence, data lake, and cloud transformation. The keynote will also feature a demonstration on how organizations can build generative applications to improve productivity using multiple large language models (LLMs) when one LLM may not suffice. Don't miss out on gaining insights from industry leaders about how to deliver mission outcomes using cloud  technologies within your organization.

Keynote speakers

Dave Levy AWS

Dave Levy

Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Dave Levy leads government, education, healthcare, aerospace and satellite, and nonprofit businesses globally. He and his teams help customers realize the potential of technology to transform their organizations and fulfill their missions. Previously, Dave served for six years as the Vice President of U.S. Government, Nonprofit, and Global Healthcare businesses for AWS.

    Dave’s team is focused on helping customers use data in more sophisticated ways. Before joining AWS, Dave worked for Apple Inc. for 12 years and led the teams that helped the government adopt innovative mobile technologies.

Barbara Baeyens AWS

Barbara Baeyens

Head of Benelux, Worldwide Public Sector 

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Barbara Baeyens is the Head of Public Sector Belux Sales in Amazon Web Services with responsibility for government, healthcare and education sector.  Prior to joining AWS she held sales and marketing positions for large IT companies such as Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard and Novell, but also start-ups such as Bigcommerce and MD-Co.

    With her experience of almost 30 years in the IT industry she is passionate about helping public sector organizations adopt new cloud technologies improving citizen, patient and student experiences. Barbara holds a master’s degree in press and communication sciences of the Free University of Brussels.

Yaara Tam, AWS

Yaara Tam

Head of Multi-National Organizations, Worldwide Public Sector

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Yaara Tam is the Head of Multi-National Organizations Worldwide Public Sector Industries sales in Amazon Web Services. Prior to her work in AWS Yaara served as the Defense Lead at IBM, and the Government Lead in Oracle, resulting in more than 20 years of experience serving Public Sector customers.  Yaara is passionate about supporting government and public entities adoption of digital innovation and digital transformation to improve our lives as citizens and humans.

    Yaara also holds LLM in Law and is licensed to practice Law in Israel and New York. Residing in the past few years in sunny Madrid, Yaara is a mom of 3 girls and an amateur triathlete who participates in long distance IronMan triathlons yearly.

Dominic Delmolino, AWS

Dominic Delmolino

Vice President of Technology, Worldwide Public Sector

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Dominic Delmolino is the Vice President of Field Technology and Engineering for Amazon Web Services Worldwide Public Sector. He is responsible for the oversight, strategy and definition of AWS field technical offerings and activities supporting public sector customers while advocating on their behalf for AWS feature development.

    In his career, Delmolino has assisted government and commercial clients in the application of leading edge data management, analysis and software engineering solutions. In addition to a B.S. in Computer Science from Cornell University, Delmolino has a Master in Information and Data Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

    He currently oversees AWS public sector efforts in the cloud and emerging technology space, including the deployment and configuration of responsible Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Computing and large-scale Cloud-based DevOps architectures.

Francesca Duri

Francesca Duri

Chief Technology Officer

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

  • Francesca Duri serves as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). In her role, she is responsible for enterprise architecture, cloud strategy, infrastructure modernization, and transforming IT operations. With more than 30 years of experience as an IT professional, she has served in roles from technology supplier to IT management.

    Prior to joining WIPO, she served as the Director of IT Strategy and Architecture of Save the Children International and was also the CTO of Ferrari. Her natural curiosity and interest in new technologies has enabled her to spot valuable technologies, finding non-obvious usage scenarios, and matching them to business needs to make the most positive impact.

Wendy Joos

Wendy Joos

Chief Data Officer


  • Wendy Joos is a seasoned data technology leader with a passion for innovation & problem-solving. After 15 years of experience in various business roles in aviation, real-estate development, and postal operations, she pivoted to IT in 2015 heading the BI department of bpost. She gradually guided the organization from a report-centered mindset towards a data-driven culture taking on the role of Chief Data Officer for the bpostgroup in 2020.

    Today, she and her teams deliver data solutions and expertise across the group in e-commerce and logistics. She continues to be a strong evangelist for applied data science and the data-first mindset.


Tuesday, 12 March 2024

This event is specifically designed to help public sector organisations across government, education, nonprofit, healthcare, and financial services navigate the increasingly complex and ever-evolving tech landscape. 

Our goal is to empower you, the leaders and architects of public sector digital transformation, with new capabilities and insights that help you accelerate your mission and improve the lives of people and the planet using cloud technology.

  • See cutting-edge products and the latest solutions from our sponsoring partners and learn how they can help you transform your organization. 

  • The Symposium features 20 breakout sessions across four main tracks: technical, management, security, and data.  

    Discover content to accelerate your public sector mission, and hear from government, nonprofit, healthcare, education, and aerospace and satellite customers. Grow your existing cloud skills to learn how to build, deploy, and operate your infrastructure and applications learning from lecture-style and interactive sessions.

  • Learn from AWS experts about how AWS Training and Certification can help you gain practical experience with real-world cloud scenarios, validate your cloud expertise, and much more.

  • Join the conversation at our reception at the end of the day. Mingle and connect with your peers to discuss topics that interest you after a day of learning.


8:00AM - 9:30AM CET Registration & Breakfast
9:30AM - 10:30AM CET Keynote
10:45AM - 11:30AM CET Breakout sessions
11:45AM - 12:30PM CET Breakout sessions
12:30PM - 1:45PM CET Lunch
1:45PM - 2:30PM CET Breakout sessions
2:45PM - 3:30PM CET Breakout sessions
3:45PM - 4:30PM CET Breakout sessions
4:30PM - 6:00PM CET Closing reception

Agenda is subject to change.

Session 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.

Session Catalogue

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Symposium sponsors

Join our AWS Partners sponsoring the AWS Public Sector Symposium Brussels. Find inspiration from customer stories and learn how AWS Partners can build solutions to achieve your mission. Hear from organizations like yours on how and why they migrated to the AWS Cloud. 

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