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 Whether you are new to the cloud or an experienced user, you will learn something new at the AWS Summit. This free event is designed to educate new customers about the AWS platform, and offer existing customers information on architecture best practices and new services. Come early to hear an exciting keynote with updates on AWS solutions, great customer stories and attend the afternoon breakout sessions covering hot topics like new services, architecture, performance, and operations.

More than 50 technical sessions: services intros, new service deep dives, solutions and tech talks.

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Hands-on training opportunities in paid training bootcamps and free hands-on labs.

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A high-energy expo with top AWS technology and consulting partners, and access to AWS engineers and architects.

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AWS activities include GameDay, an Amazon Partner Network (APN) breakfast, and a networking reception.

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Dr. Matt Wood is part of the technical leadership team at Amazon Web Services, pulling from over a decade of expertise in distributed systems, architecture, web-scale analytics, big data, machine learning and high performance computing to help customers bring their ideas to life through technology. After medical school, Dr. Wood completed his PhD in machine learning and bioinformatics, joined Cornell as a research fellow, and contributed to the next generation DNA sequencing platform at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. Since joining Amazon Web Services in early 2010, he has played a role in introducing many significant new features and services to customers on the AWS Cloud, including AWS Lambda, Amazon Kinesis and Amazon Machine Learning.


8:00am - 9:00am
Registration and Breakfast
9:00am - 5:00pm
Bootcamps and GameDay
8:00am - 7:00pm Registration
8:00am - 7:00pm Hands-on Labs
8:00am - 9:30am Continental Breakfast in Partner & Solutions Expo

Join us to learn how the APN can accelerate and support your cloud business strategy. The session will highlight the various routes to market, programs and resources available to AWS Customers and Partners looking to grow and develop their business on AWS.

8:30am - 9:30am Breakout Sessions
10:00am - 11:30am Keynote
11:30am - 1:30pm
Lunch in the Partner & Solutions Expo
11:30am - 7:00pm Partner & Solutions Expo
11:45am - 5:45pm Breakout Sessions
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Networking Reception in the Partner & Solutions Expo

McCormick Place, Lakeside Center
2301 S Martin Luther King Dr.
Chicago, IL 60616