AWS Public Sector Summit ASEAN - Singapore
AWS Public Sector Summit Singapore
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre | 24-25 September 2019
  • Wednesday, 25 September 2019 | Agenda
  • 8:00AM – 9:00AM Registration
    9:00AM – 10:20AM Breakout Sessions
    10:20AM – 10:45AM Break
    10:45AM – 12:00PM Keynote
    12:00PM – 1:00PM Lunch
    1:00PM – 3:05PM Breakout Sessions
    3:05PM – 3:30PM Afternoon Tea
    3:30PM – 5:35PM Breakout Sessions
    5:35PM – 6:30PM Cocktail Reception

Summit Day Agenda

    • Innovate
    • 9:00AM – 9:35AM

      How AsiaPac is helping Customers to build a Restricted Cloud Environment on AWS

      Discover how AsiaPac is helping government, education and nonprofit organizations to architect and migrate their mission-critical applications onto AWS - with secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure. As more organizations move towards cloud, learn how best practices have been implemented on AsiaPac's full-lifecycle services - to provision, run, and support infrastructure, as well as managed services to reduce customer’s operation overhead and risks.

      Speaker: Sourav Ray, Cloud Architect, AsiaPac

      9:45AM – 10:20AM 

      Changing Dynamics in Video in Education

      Video used in the classroom has now become a competitive advantage for educational institutions, with use cases demonstrating that video attracts students and educators to their institution in addition to contributing to student satisfaction from their learning experience.  This presentation will showcase educators using AWS Media Solutions to build live and on-demand workflows to accelerate their growth.

      Speaker: Andrew Thornton, General Manager Asia Pacific, AWS Elemental, Amazon Web Services

      1:00PM – 1:35PM

      Making Friends with Finance: How to Manage Cost Efficiency and Budget on AWS

      This session summarizes lessons learned from customers on how they maximize value on AWS by spending efficiently. We will cover in depth the power of cost visibility and transparency, estimated spend, many commons ways to save, and popular tools used in the world of cost management and optimisation.

      Speaker: Peter Shi, APAC Cloud Financial Management Lead, Amazon Web Services

      1:45PM – 2:20PM  

      The Next Lap in Education: Accelerating Your Journey Through Innovation

      The adoption of the cloud in education has become the new normal. Many institutions have embarked on their journey into the cloud by leveraging the core services that AWS provides, and they are now moving into the next lap – the delivery of innovative services using machine learning technologies. In this session, discover different use cases and benefits these new innovative services deliver to education end users.

      Speakers: Vincent Quah, Regional Head - Education, Research, Healthcare and Not-For-Profit Organizations, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

      Won-guk Jung, Chief Technology Officer, Mathpresso

      2:30PM – 3:05PM

      Become Migration Ready: Accelerate and Optimise your Cloud Adoption with Government Hybrid Cloud Architecture

      Looking to accelerate your cloud adoption? Worried about complexities and potential challenges? Join this session to learn more about the AWS Cloud Migration Framework. Explore what it means to be ready to migrate and how to establish a foundation to save time and prevent roadblocks. Learn the importance of driving organizational change and establishing foundational readiness planning. Discover our iterative AWS ProServe approach to migration, and hear how customers leveraged a migration readiness plan to help create a strategy. Learn about the new AWS Cloud Adoption Readiness Tool, designed to provide users with a cloud migration assessment.

      Speaker: Julian Lau, Solutions Architect Lead, ASEAN, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

      3:30PM – 4:05PM

      Cybersecurity: A Drive Force Behind Cloud Adoption

      There are four common challenges that CISOs and their security teams struggle with even in the most secure and mature organizational datacenters: visibility, resilience, defense-in-depth, and automation. Learn how these challenges become benefits when using the AWS Cloud and why cybersecurity is becoming a driving force behind commercial cloud adoption. CIOs, CISOs, technical managers, senior architects and engineers new to AWS, and technically savvy business managers are invited to this session are invited to explore key technical concepts and capabilities to meet business security and compliance objectives.

      Speaker: Shazli Mohd Ghazali, Solutions Architect, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

      4:15PM – 4:50PM

      Building Intelligent Applications (No Machine Learning Experience Required)

      Find out how public sector organizations just like yours are using machine learning (ML) models for wide-ranging use cases. The need to transform internal processes and deliver enhanced user experiences is universal; intelligent applications can make that a reality regardless of your organization's size or mission. Discover the quickest way to improve efficiency and innovation using ML applications, speech and language services, forecasting and recommendation engines, and more.

      Speaker: Aditi Gupta, Solutions Architect, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

      5:00PM – 5:35PM

      Want to Accelerate Migration? Educate Everyone

      Training your engineers and developers the right way can increase the pace of adoption, cloud migration, and the delivery of business benefits. But what about enabling your teams in finance, human resources, or risk? Join this session to learn proven steps for training your whole business, so you can use the AWS Cloud securely, efficiently, and effectively. Discover solutions to help scale your organisation's capacity to move to the cloud.

      Speaker: Yves Manigart, AWS Training and Certification Manager, Amazon Web Services  

    • Scale
    • 9:00AM – 9:35AM

      Threat Detection Using Artificial Intelligence

      Threat detection solution on AWS democratizes cyber security tools that were previously cost and skill prohibitive, so they can counter the rapidly advancing threat landscape. The result will not only assist in improving the customer’s security posture, but also provide a security architecture that can scale as business workloads scale. This solution will provide AWS customers with the capability to detect security threats, prioritize identified threats, and provide recommendations using threat intelligence. The scope is not limited to AWS, but also includes hybrid deployments, traditional data centers, enterprise/satellite offices, and other cloud service providers. Join this session to learn how you can leverage this solution to gain visibility in your environment and detect indicators of attack.

      Speaker: Ankush Chowdhary, Principal Security Advisor (APJ), Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

      9:45AM – 10:20AM

      Best Practices for Migrating your Microsoft Workloads to AWS

      In this session, learn best practices for customers migrating Microsoft workloads to AWS. Explore Active Directory, Sharepoint, and application migrations running on the windows server, in addition to the impending End of Support of 2008 r2 and how AWS can help. Discover how AWS can help reduce costs by reusing licensing, incorporating Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), Amazon FSx, AWS License Manager, and AWS Systems Manager to help you manage those workloads.

      Speaker: Steve Sofian, Solutions Architect, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services  

      1:00PM – 1:35PM

      Failure is not an Option: Designing Highly Resilient AWS Systems

      Customers moving mission-critical applications to the cloud are seeking guidance to replicate and improve the resiliency of their Tier-1 systems, while simultaneously meeting compliance and regulatory requirements. Natural disasters, internet disruptions, and hardware or software failure can lead to events requiring customers to invoke disaster recovery (DR) plans. Join us in this session to learn how to “design for failure” and remain resilient in the event of disaster by designing applications using highly resilient components and service features.

      Speaker: Shazli Mohd Ghazali, Solutions Architect, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

      – 2:20PM

      Implementing a Data Warehouse on AWS

      Data warehouses (DWs) are central repositories of integrated data from one or more disparate sources, used for reporting, data analysis, and business intelligence. In this session, dive deep into concepts, strategies, and best practices for designing a cloud-based data warehousing solution using Amazon Redshift, the petabyte-scale data warehouse in AWS. Additionally, we will review patterns in hybrid environments for collecting, storing, and preparing data for DWs using Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS), Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose, and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). Learn how our customers have successfully migrated from on-premises DW to Amazon Redshift to achieve their goals by implementing parallel query execution, key performance adjustments, and more.

      Speaker: Dennis Magsajo, Solutions Architect, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

      2:30PM – 3:05PM

      Cloud Data Management with Veeam and AWS

      Moving backups to the cloud and managing data protection across on-premises and cloud environments can be challenging. Veeam enables data protection and portability to the AWS Cloud with enterprise-class backup and disaster recovery for EC2, RDS, DynamoDB, EBS. In this tech talk, we will demonstrate how to backup, restore and protect both on-premises and AWS instances with Veeam Availability Solutions and the all-new Veeam Cloud Tier – which integrates native S3 object storage support into Veeam’s flagship product Availability Suite.

      Speaker: Raymond Goh, Head of Systems Engineering, Asia & Japan, Veeam

      3:30PM – 4:05PM

      Enterprise Network Architectures on AWS

      AWS customers such as large government entities, central IT agencies, and educational institutions are faced with challenges in designing an enterprise scale network architecture that can meet high availability, hybrid connectivity, security, and compliance requirements. Join this session to take a technical deep dive into AWS network architectures. Discover common design patterns and best practices that are critical to public sector enterprise use cases. Explore new services like AWS Transit Gateway, and learn how to incorporate these services in building scalable, secure, and multi-account architectures.

      Speaker: Steve Sofian, Solutions Architect, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

      4:15PM – 4:50PM

      VMware Cloud on AWS: The Faster Path to a Hybrid Cloud for Public Sector Organisations

      Organisations are rapidly adopting hybrid cloud strategies to take advantage of both on premises and cloud services. Moving applications to the cloud can now be greatly accelerated using VMware’s solutions, saving both time and effort. Customers around the world have already completed successful migration of hundreds of applications to the cloud in a few weeks, sometimes days. They’ve simplified their day two operations by providing consistent infrastructure and operations across on premises and AWS Cloud services. Find out how we’re helping organisation migrate applications, extend their data centers to the cloud, deploy cloud-based disaster recovery solutions, and modernise their applications with the power of VMware and AWS Cloud.

      Speaker: Andy Karandikar, Senior Director, Systems Engineering, Cloud Services, VMware

      5:00PM – 5:35PM

      Amazon SageMaker Deep Dive for Builders

      Learn how to get started with Amazon SageMaker, our fully-managed service that spans the entire machine learning (ML) workflow, so you can build, train, and deploy models quickly. Use Amazon SageMaker to label and prepare your data, choose an algorithm, train, tune, and optimise it for deployment, make predictions, and take action. Get your models to production faster with Amazon SageMaker SDKs, builder tools, and APIs tailored to your programming language or platform. Also, discover how Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth can aid in the adoption of ML technology for your organisation.

      Speaker: Dennis Magsajo, Solutions Architect, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services