AWS Public Sector Summit Ottawa
AWS Public Sector Summit Ottawa
The Shaw Centre | 15 May 2019

Bringing technologists together to connect, collaborate, and learn about AWS

Whether it’s exploring the cosmos, researching life-saving cures, or hosting petabyte-scale apps, the cloud is revolutionizing how we work and live. Join the innovators who are building the future with secure, AI-ready cloud services. Connect with colleagues and peers, see what digital transformation looks like, and discover how cloud-based skills empower the workforce of today and tomorrow. The AWS Public Sector Summit Ottawa is a chance to get inspired, dive deep, and begin to build.

AWS Public Sector Summit Ottawa 2018 | Keynote Video

What to expect

Machine learning
Meet with other public sector customers from government, education, and nonprofits. Hear how your peers overcome challenges and share best practices for migrating to the cloud.
Hybrid cloud
Connect with Experts
Connect with our Canadian public sector partners or meet with one of the AWS experts at the AWS booth.
Database migration
Get Inspired
Hear inspiring stories from our customers, participate in learning opportunities, discover new solutions at our Expo Hall, and get trained on our latest services.

Keynote Speakers

Glenn Gore


As the Chief Architect for Amazon Web Services, Glenn is responsible for creating architectural best practices and working with customers on how they use the cloud to transform their own organizations.

Glenn is a hands-on technologist with more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry. Prior to joining AWS, Glenn was the CTO of WebCentral where he worked on highly scalable web platforms and big-data systems for customers. He also held roles at OzEmail and UUNET the world’s largest network provider.

Glenn Gore


Alex Benay is a Deputy Minister at the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat and the Chief Information Officer of Canada.

Alex has a B.A. in History from the University of Ottawa. He was recently named to Apolitical’s international list of the 100 most influential people in digital government. He is also the author of Canadian Failures, an anthology of essays from prominent Canadians openly talking about failure, and Government Digital, an in-depth look at how modern governments are tackling digital change.

Feature topics

Dive deep into your areas of interest or join a starter session on a new discipline. Discover new AWS services and features, best practices, engaging demos, and more.

Machine learning
Machine Learning
Hybrid cloud
Hybrid Cloud
Database migration
Database Migration

Summit Pre-Day

Join us on 14 May 2019 for our Summit Pre-Day.

Customer Workshops
Subscribe to our mailing lists to receive key updates on customer workshops and training we will be hosting on 14 May 2019. Please note, customer workshops are tentative and subject to change.

APN Partners
If you are an AWS Partner Network (APN) Partner and interested in joining us for Partner Pre-Day on 14 May 2019, please register here.

Summit Agenda

15 May 2019

8:00AM - 9:00AM - Registration and breakfast in the Expo Hall

9:00AM - 4:00PM - Keynote, breakout sessions, and Expo Hall

4:30PM - 6:00PM - Networking reception

*Please note, agenda is tentative and subject to change.