The AWS Lofts are a place where startups and developers can meet over coffee, work on their apps, attend educational sessions, and get in-person answers to AWS technical questions – all at no cost.

Gain hands-on experience through free technical workshops on serverless, containers, IoT, and more. Or, sharpen your business acumen by attending best practice sessions that include PR, legal, and funding. Plus, network and learn first-hand from other hot startups, VCs, and accelerators.

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March 21-23, 2017

We’ll help new and experienced developers learn how to get the most out of connecting and reliably scaling billions of IoT devices in the cloud. We will highlight best practices using the cloud for IoT applications, connecting devices with AWS IoT, and using AWS endpoints. Join us for technical sessions, live demos, workshops, hackathon, and a networking event with AWS technical experts, partners and your peers.

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Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora Tech Talk and Happy Hour (Private Event)

March 27, 2017 | 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Want to learn about the technology behind the success of Amazon Aurora, the fastest-growing service at AWS? And hear about how we’re adding the awesome open source PostgreSQL database to it? We’ll talk about the groundbreaking distributed systems-level engineering being done - and all the challenges we want to solve, perhaps with your help!  

Mark Porter, General Manager of Amazon Relational Database Service and Amazon Aurora will be presenting, along with one of Amazon’s most tenured engineers, Senior Principal Engineer Grant McAlister. Grant has managed databases for the biggest e-commerce company in the world, Amazon, along with designing both Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora.


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1PM-5:15PM

Getting Started and Best Practices with AWS IoT

1PM-2PM | Getting Started with AWS IoT: AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that allows connected IoT devices to easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices. In this session, we will discuss how constrained devices can leverage the AWS IoT service to send data to the cloud and receive commands back to the device using the protocol of their choice. We will discuss how devices can connect securely using MQTT and HTTP protocols, and how developers and businesses can leverage the AWS IoT Rules Engine, Thing Shadows, and accelerate prototype development using AWS IoT Device SDKs. Level 100

2PM-3PM | Developing Applications with the IoT Button: In this session, develop and program the AWS IoT button to create a one-click experience for users to access applications in the cloud. This session we'll show you how you can configure your AWS IoT Button using the AWS IoT Button mobile app. The mobile app simplifies the process of registering, configuring, and programming the button. Using preconfigured AWS Lambda blueprints, the app lets you quickly program the button to send an SMS or email when clicked. Or, you can write your own Lambda code for the functionality of your choice. We will also demo an end to end application using an AWS IoT button. Level 100

3PM-3:15PM | Break

3:15PM-4:15PM | Introduction to AWS Greengrass on IoT: AWS Greengrass is a new software platform for running local compute, data caching and messaging on connected devices. With AWS Greengrass, connected devices can run AWS Lambda functions, keep device data in sync, and communicate with other devices securely - even when not connected to the Internet. Using AWS Lambda, Greengrass ensures your IoT devices can respond quickly to local events, operate with intermittent connections, and minimize the cost of transmitting IoT data to the cloud.

4:15PM-5:15PM | Best Practices for IoT Security in the Cloud: This session will introduce best practices for IoT security in the cloud and the access control mechanisms used by AWS IoT. These mechanisms can be used to not only securely build and provision devices, but also to integrate devices with other AWS services. As a result, you are able to scale and innovate, while maintaining a secure environment. Level 200

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IoT Deep Dive Workshops | Alexa IoT Skills Workshop

What is Alexa?

Alexa, the voice service that powers Amazon Echo, provides capabilities, or skills, that enable customers to interact with devices in a more intuitive way using voice. Examples of skills include the ability to play music, answer general questions, set an alarm or timer, and more.

The Alexa Skills Kit is a collection of self-service APIs, tools, documentation and code samples that make it fast and easy for you to add skills to Alexa.

At this skill building bootcamp, Amit Jotwani from the Alexa Skills Kit team will be onsite to help you add your own skills to Alexa. Level 300

Why you should learn to create Alexa skills

  • Once certified, your new skills will be published in the Alexa app which will in and of itself be a great addition to your portfolio.
  • Second, you’ll gain experience with three services: Amazon’s Alexa Skills Kit, AWS Lambda (part of Amazon Web Services), and the NodeJS backend JavaScript framework.

Who should attend?

This bootcamp is appropriate for developers and non-developers alike.

What should I do prior to arrival to ensure a better bootcamp experience? 

  • Sign up for an Amazon developer account (free)
  • Sign up for an AWS account (free - but CC required for signup)
  • Download sample templates to your desktop here
  • For the best experience, please bring a laptop. A tablet does not provide the multi-tab capabilities you will want.

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Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora Tech Talk and Happy Hour (Private Event)

Want to learn about the technology behind the success of Amazon Aurora, the fastest-growing service at AWS? And hear about how we’re adding the awesome open source PostgreSQL database to it? We’ll talk about the groundbreaking distributed systems-level engineering being done - and all the challenges we want to solve, perhaps with your help! 

Mark Porter, General Manager of Amazon Relational Database Service and Amazon Aurora will be presenting, along with one of Amazon’s most tenured engineers, Senior Principal Engineer Grant McAlister. Grant has managed databases for the biggest e-commerce company in the world, Amazon, along with designing both Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora.

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