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Register to hear the keynote with Dr. Werner Vogels, CTO,, and Dr. Matt Wood, GM, Artificial Intelligence, Amazon Web Services. After the keynote, join the interactive live stream on Twitch for launch announcements, technical discussions, demos, and live Q&A.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

9:30am-11:00am PDT

Opening Keynote 

Learn about the latest products and solutions from Dr. Werner Vogels, Amazon CTO, and Dr. Matt Wood GM, Artificial Intelligence, Amazon Web Services. Hear from our customers who share how they successfully built solutions on AWS.


11:30am -6:00pm PDT

Technical discussions, demos, and live Q&A on Twitch 

AWS Launchpad featuring announcements, technical discussions, demos, and live Q&A on Twitch.



Dr. Werner Vogels is Chief Technology Officer at where he is responsible for driving the company's technology vision, which is to continuously enhance the innovation on behalf of Amazon's customers at a global scale.

Prior to joining Amazon, he worked as a researcher at Cornell University where he was a principal investigator in several research projects that targeted the scalability and robustness of mission-critical enterprise computing systems. He has held the positions of Research Engineer, VP of Technology and CTO in companies that handle the transition of academic technology into industry.

Vogels holds a Ph.D. from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and has authored many articles for journals and conferences, most of them on distributed systems technologies for enterprise computing.

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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 Amazon SageMaker and AWS DeepLens.