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The AWS Summit brings together the cloud computing community to connect, collaborate and learn about AWS. In this action-packed, one-day event, you can choose from over 20 breakout sessions covering a broad range of topics and technical depth. Attend introductory sessions on new and existing AWS services or participate in sessions that go deep into architecture and code. All sessions will be delivered by subject matter experts from AWS, Partners or expert customers who can share their real world experiences and lessons learned.

07.30am - 09.00am Registration and Exhibition Showcase
09.00am - 09.05am Welcome Remarks - Nick Walton, Head of ASEAN, Amazon Web Services
09.05am - 10.35am

Opening Keynote - Adrian Cockcroft, Vice President Cloud Architecture Strategy, Amazon Web Services

  • Declan Hogan, Group Chief Information Officer, Air Asia
  • Aik-Chong Phuah, Chief Technology Officer, Astro
  • Karl Loo, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, ServisHero
10.35am - 11.15am Refreshment Break and Exhibition Showcase
  • Business Transformation

    This track will provide foundation knowledge to those looking to embark on their journey to the cloud. A non-technical track, this will appeal to Business Owners, Enterprise IT Managers, Risk & Compliance Managers. We will deep-dive into the AWS / Cloud value proposition, learn how to clear common hurdles to cloud adoption, including risk/compliance/security and explore cloud agility and the culture of experimentation.

    11:15am - 11:55am The Next Shift Has Begun: Looking Beyond Infrastructure as a Service

    Cloud adoption has matured to the degree that enterprises are looking to move beyond traditional Infrastructure-as- a-Service implementations.  As companies dive deeper into the AWS portfolio, challenges and opportunities abound.  In this session, we will discuss how to move past the IaaS model into the land of services like migration capabilities and serverless computing.  We will discuss some of the pitfalls and best practices of this new frontier and how customers are making these work for their businesses.

    Daniel Angelucci, Chief Technology Officer, DXC Technology, AMEA
    11:55am - 12:35pm

    Lean Enterprise: Finding your Innovation Focus

    Innovation is a buzz, but not everyone is seeking to disrupt. Often a simple shift in capability can bring meaningful change. Hear how AIA’s Innovation Team (Edge) has harnessed the power of Lean Enterprise and is working with AWS to drive rapid prototyping and other techniques to test and validate value early.

    Luke McNeal, Head of Emerging Markets, Amazon Web Services, ASEAN
    Troy Barnes, Chief Customer Experience Officer, AIA Bhd

    12:35pm - 01:05pm

    My Software Factory - Transformation of a 34 year old SI to a DevOps

    Leon Jackson, Group Chief Innovation Officer, Strateq Group

    01:05pm - 02:05pm Lunch and Exhibition Showcase
    02:05pm - 02:45pm

    Driving Business Insights with a Modern Data Architecture

    Your customers probably want a better experience with your brand. Your different business teams want and need better insights in their decision making. Almost certainly, your finance and operations teams require this to happen at a fraction of the cost of traditional on-premises options. Modern data architectures on AWS help many of our best customers realize all of those goals. Your business data contains critical information about customer behaviors, operational decisions, and many factors that have financial impact on your organization. Increasingly, this data sits beyond your transactional systems, and is too big, too fast, and too complex for existing systems to handle. AWS Data and Analytics services are designed from our customers' requirements to ingest, store, analyze, and consume information at record-breaking scale. In this session you will learn how these services work together to deliver business automation, enhance customer engagement and intelligence.

    Craig Stires, Head of Big Data and Analytics, Amazon Web Services, APAC

    02:45pm - 03:15pm

    Insight to Action - Visibility, Optimization and Governance for your AWS Cloud Environment

    Learn from an Industry Expert how the biggest AWS customers are Improving Total Cost of Ownership and are realizing Cost Savings and Service Management through CloudHealth’s platform.

    Melodye Mueller, VP of Marketing & Strategic Alliances, CloudHealth Technologies

    03:15pm - 03:55pm

    AWS Security: Enabling ‘FinTech-Pace’ Security

    This session will review how AWS allows FinTech’s across APAC to innovate at pace while maintaining the high level of security expected by the financial services community. We will review security domains including Infrastructure Security, Data Protection, Logging & Monitoring, Identity & Access Management and Intrusion Detection.

    Myles Hosford, Security Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, APAC

    03:55pm - 04:25pm

    Refreshment Break and Exhibition Showcase

    04:25pm - 04:55pm

    SNP Landscape Migration to the AWS Cloud – Best Practice Kellogg’s

    SNP Transformation Backbone is the only software-based solution that addresses both business and IT driven transformations. Kellogg’s successfully migrated to the AWS cloud with the support of SNP Transformation Backbone. SNP Transformation Backbone actively supports every single step of the transformation. It enables you to master the entire transformation logistics – from continuous analysis of your corporate data and processes to careful planning and rapid implementation.

    Steve Allen, Managing Director, SNP Applications Asia

    04:55pm - 05:35pm

    Building your Cloud Strategy

    This session provides a framework that can be used to build a Cloud Strategy that is tailor made for your organization. The Cloud Strategy covers 7 different perspectives of consideration including Business, People, Process, Operations, Security, Maturity, and Platform. You will get access to a framework that has worked for hundreds of organisations amd hear about real life experiences from the AWS Professional Services team. While technology is important, there are several other considerations when mapping your journey to the Cloud. This session provides you with an holistic overview of a Cloud Strategy. Hear about what to avoid when building your Cloud Strategy and understand when and how to involve partners in your journey to the Cloud.

    Manav Prabhakar, Practice Manager, AWS Professional Services, ASEAN

    05:35pm - 06:05pm Closing Keynote -  Olivier Klein, Emerging Technologies Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services
    06:05pm - 06:15pm Lucky Draw & Closing Remarks
  • Architecting on the Cloud

    This track will deep-dive into solutions that combine several AWS services and partner technologies to provide a business outcome. Track attendance is suited to solution architects, software architects and customers who have had 2+ years of experience on the platform. By attending this track participants will learn about big data, security, complex workloads and advanced services.

    11:15am - 11:55am

    Automating Event Driven Security in the AWS Cloud

    You are quickly building and deploying exciting services on top on the AWS Cloud. As your deployment matures, you start to understand how each of these services has it's own unique challenges when it comes to operations and security.
    Making sure that the diversity available in AWS services doesn't increase the operational burden on your teams is a significant challenge. If you don't use the right strategy, you risk implementing a unique security approach for each service.
    In this talk we'll look at an overall security strategy for your deployment pulled from the real-world experiences of some of the top companies around the world. This strategy along with services like AWS Lambda can provide a unified view of your deployment and automatically respond to incidents… regardless of scale.

    Paul Hidalgo, Security Solutions Architect, APAC, Trend Micro

    11:55am - 12:35pm

    Microsoft on AWS

    Learn how to architect fully available and scalable Microsoft solutions and environments in AWS. Find out how Microsoft solutions can leverage various AWS services to achieve more resiliency, replace unnecessary complexity, simplify architecture, provide scalability, and introduce DevOps concepts, automation and repeatability. Plan authentication and authorization, various hybrid scenarios with other cloud environment and on premise solutions/infrastructure. Learn about common architecture patterns for Active Directory and business productivity solutions like SharePoint, Exchange and Skype for Business, also common scenarios for SQL deployments and System Center.

    Paul Chen, Head of Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, ASEAN

    12:35pm - 01:05pm

    Best Practices for Re-architecting & Optimizing Large-Scaled Data Systems on AWS: Oracle Migration and Big Data Streaming Solution

    Data has grown to become a valuable asset to drive fundamental business-changing decisions. The pressure of handling real-time, massive amount of data to bring about new values is weighing on the already overloaded systems. This keynote looks to share some of the best practices in Cloud re-architecting to leverage the power of AWS and provide the systems with the ability to handle large-scaled data: from migrating the entire Oracle database to AWS infrastructure & services; to re-designing the entire architecture to use cloud-native services (Amazon Kinesis, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon S3) & enjoy the great benefits of AWS. Each of these scenarios is proven to bring about tremendous benefits to customers, including improving performance by up to 100 times and reducing the cost significantly.

    Cuong Bui
    , Chief Solution Architect, AWS Taskforce, FPT Software

    01:05pm - 02:05pm Lunch and Exhibition Showcase
    02:05pm - 02:45pm

    Transitioning to the Next Generation Hybrid Cloud Operating Model

    AWS provides many services to assist customers with their journey to the cloud.  Hybrid solutions offer customers a way to continue leveraging existing investments on-premises, while expanding their footprint into the public cloud.  This session covers the different technologies available to support hybrid architectures on AWS.  We discuss common patterns and anti-patterns for solving enterprise workloads across a hybrid environment.

    Derek Ewell, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, ASEAN

    02:45pm - 03:15pm

    Interconnect with Ecosystems and Things

    Eric M. Hui, Director, Business Development – Emerging Ecosystems, Equinix

    03:15pm - 03:55pm

    Application Migrations at Scale

    This session provides an overview of how organizations can migrate workloads to the AWS cloud at scale. We will go through available migration frameworks and best practices with common use case examples during this session.  After migrating the initial workloads, understand how to migrate at scale to the AWS cloud. Hear about real life experiences from the AWS Professional Services team and learn about common use case examples, frameworks, and best practices. Hear about what to avoid when migrating applications at scale to AWS and understand the tools and partner services that can assist you when migrating applications to AWS.

    Vijay Rangarajan
    , Senior Cloud Architect, AWS Professional Services, ASEAN

    03:55pm - 04:25pm

    Refreshment Break and Exhibition Showcase

    04:25pm - 04:55pm

    Embracing Flexible Work Styles with AWS

    Learn how AWS is helping customers embrace bring your own devices (BYOD), activity based working scenarios and deal with global expansion. We’re simplifying and improving productivity to help businesses and employees get the most out of their day.

    Vijay Rangarajan, Senior Cloud Architect, AWS Professional Services, ASEAN

    04:55pm - 05:35pm

    DevOps on AWS - Accelerating Software Delivery

    Today’s cutting edge companies have software release cycles measured in days instead of months. This agility is enabled by the DevOps practice of continuous delivery, which automates building, testing, and deploying all code changes. This automation helps you catch bugs sooner and accelerates developer productivity. In this session, we’ll share the processes followed by Amazon engineers and discuss how you can bring them to your company by using AWS CodePipeline and AWS CodeDeploy, services inspired by Amazon's internal developer tools and DevOps culture.

    Rohini Gaonkar, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, ASEAN

    05:35pm - 06:05pm Closing Keynote -  Olivier Klein, Emerging Technologies Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services
    06:15pm - 06:15pm Lucky Draw & Closing Remarks
  • Innovating on the Cloud

    Join this track to get a deep understanding on the new normal of IT solutions. In the new world you can focus on your business logic by leveraging automated services, without managing any servers. Build event-driven architectures with granular security that scale to millions of users and minimize your spend. Engage your customers with natural language interfaces. And let data steer your decision making in real time.

    11:15am - 11:55am

    Cloud of Today is Built on People’s Data. Cloud of Tomorrow will be Built on All “Things” Connecting to the Cloud.

    A dive into Intel’s vision of the future of connected devices and the cloud, how Intel and AWS partnership will to be at the centre of this amazing transformation. Lastly how we can help your business succeed by joining us in this journey.

    Kapil Bansal, Regional Sales Manager, Global Accounts, Intel, Asia Pacific & Japan

    11:55am - 12:35pm

    Building a Data Processing Pipeline on AWS

    AWS provides a broad platform of managed services to help you build, secure, and seamlessly scale end-to-end Big Data applications quickly and with ease. Want to get ramped up on how to use Amazon's big data web services? Learn when to use which service? Want to write your first big data application on AWS? Join us in this session as we discuss reference architecture, design patterns, and best practices for pulling together various AWS services to meet your big data challenges.

    Eng-Hwa Tan, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, ASEAN

    12:35pm - 01:05pm

    GitHub Enterprise and Automation with Codedeploy

    In this 30 minute session, we will first update everyone on new features introduced to GitHub Enterprise with the release of GitHub Enterprise 2.9.

    We will then dive into an introductory auto-deployment scenario using content already setup in S3 and CodeDeploy - but also discuss how more complex scenarios can be built, based on this deployment workflow. A basic understanding of GitHub, EC2, S3 and CodeDeploy is recommended.
    Daniel Figucio is the Director of Solutions Engineering, ASEAN and ANZ @ GitHub, is passionate about software and enjoys helping people to understand the power and beauty of Git and GitHub.  

    Daniel Figucio, Director Solutions Engineering, GitHub, ASEAN & ANZ

    01:05pm - 02:05pm Lunch and Exhibition Showcase
    02:05pm - 02:45pm

    Serverless Solutions

    Application architecture is increasingly migrating to an event driven model - which are more efficient and have lower operational overhead. In this talk we will cover how to build a fully event driven architecture using AWS Lambda, chaining together multiple functions to build a complex application, which can be easily scaled to millions of users.

    Olivier Klein, Emerging Technologies Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, APAC

    02:45pm - 03:15pm

    Architecting Application Services For Hybrid Cloud

    The cloud is transforming the way businesses deploy and manage applications. Organizations are increasingly deploying and migrating applications to public and private clouds primarily to drive agility, operational efficiency and cost savings.
    While we all recognize the benefits of Cloud,  the fact is that there are significant differences between how an application runs in a public IaaS provider data center designed for multiple tenants and how it runs in your private enterprise datacenter.

    Whether applications are revenue generating or critical business apps, they must ensure the same great user experience, including across associated availability, performance, and security services. However, there are challenges that need to be addressed, including determining which workloads are suitable for the cloud due to the inherent design of cloud data centers, the application delivery and security capabilities of each cloud provider, and the overall lack of visibility and control.
    Attend F5 Networks presentation session to learn how App-Centric Strategy  provides the critical services to make your business applications GO SMARTER. FASTER. SAFER whether you’re planning to architect a public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, deploy or re-architect your apps, or migrate to SaaS.

    Ron Ho, Cloud Technology Evangelist and Senior Systems Engineer, ASEAN, F5 Networks

    03:15pm - 03:55pm

    Artificial Intelligence on AWS

    Make your solution see, hear and talk, leveraging artificial intelligence services based on deep learning and neural networks. We will discover three new AI tools from AWS - Lex, Polly and Rekognition; integrated with AWS IoT and a physical world device for human interaction and environmental awareness.

    Shaun Ray, Head of Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, ASEAN

    03:55pm - 04:25pm

    Refreshment Break and Exhibition Showcase

    04:25pm - 04:55pm

    Building an Investment Case for Mass Migrations to AWS

    While cloud is fast becoming the new normal for organisations of all sizes, many IT executives & budget owners struggle to articulate the business value of moving to the cloud in terms that resonate with the Board and the broader C suite. In this session, we will talk through a live customer migration investment case that we had developed for a customer to undertake a commercial evaluation of their move to the cloud. It will illustrate the true impact of cloud computing on the overall IT cost base along with migration costs and associated non-cost benefits. Finally, we will discuss how AWS can support you in developing a similar investment case for your organization through a holistic framework.

    Conor McNamara, Head of Business Development, Amazon Web Services, APAC

    04:55pm - 05:35pm

    Chat Bots with Amazon Lex

    Engage your users with a natural language conversational interface using voice and text. Create a chat bot to understand your users’ intentions and fulfil their requests. Engage in a conversation to extract key pieces of data from the user. Fulfil the users’ intentions with AWS Lambda functions. Integration examples with Facebook messenger & Slack.

    Alex Smith, M&E Specialist Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services, APAC

    05:35pm - 06:05pm Closing Keynote -  Olivier Klein, Emerging Technologies Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services
    06:05pm - 06:15pm Lucky Draw & Closing Remarks