In this session you will hear how some of Australia's largest organisations such as Qantas and Origin Energy have approached their cloud adoption journey. You will also learn the successful patterns of adoption being followed by Enterprises to deliver the best value from the AWS platform.

Max Kaye, Enterprise Account Manager, Amazon Web Services


It is critical that your cloud program gets off to a great start and delivers business value quickly, as this new IT endeavour will have high visibility across the business. In this session you will learn about the capabilities and activities needed to be able to host production enterprise applications within the AWS cloud within your first 90 days.

Louise Stigwood, Enterprise Account Manager, Amazon Web Services


Enterprises often need to support multiple application lifecycles within their portfolio of on-premise and in-the-cloud systems. Learn how enterprise customers are approaching the transition to a modern hybrid cloud operating model to support their portfolio of cloud applications.

Harley Young, Principal Professional Service, Amazon Web Services


We revisit the significance of the three pillars of People, Process and Technology while moving into the cloud. We discuss the executive sponsorship, leadership, stakeholder engagement, communications and training you will need across the organisation to create and maintain momentum with your cloud adoption journey.

Shannon O'Brien, Enterprise Account Manager, Amazon Web Services

Bernhard Muller, Accenture Operations – Cloud Advisory Lead, Accenture


Enterprise Workloads love running on AWS! In this session come and learn about the ways that enterprises have successfully migrated their critical Microsoft, SAP and Oracle workloads to AWS to improve operational performance.

Danny Jenkins, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services


In this session we will explain how to create a compelling business case for migration to AWS. We present a framework and tools for creating your business case, and guidelines for using AWS services to maximise value and optimise cost for migrations to the AWS Cloud. Gain a new perspective for business cases that includes factors such as automation, new technologies and organisational change.

Andrew Boyd, Enterprise Account Manager, Amazon Web Services


In this session we will dive deeper into AWS framework for assessing your application portfolio, and show you how to identify your migration options using the 6 Rs.

Ali Asgar Juzer, IT Transformation Consultant, Amazon Web Services

Ramesh Vaikuntam, Senior Practice Manager, Amazon Web Services


Establishing a Cloud Centre of Excellence is a cornerstone of any modern Enterprise Cloud Strategy. Learn how to accelerate cloud adoption by creating a team of people dedicated to define, evangelise, and institutionalise Cloud best practices, frameworks, and governance across your business.

Lizelle Hughes, Head of Partner Field Engagement, Australia, Amazon Web Services

Thor Essman, CEO & Founder, Versent


Now that you have assembled the delivery team, it's time to gain insights from the methodology and the various tools that AWS uses to help customers migrate their Data Centres to AWS. This session highlights some of the key native AWS tools and services that organisations are using to migrate their DCs into the Cloud.

Shane Baldacchino, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services


This session is intended for customers who have or will have hundreds or thousands of instances running on AWS, across several business units or cost centres. We will discuss the changes required as you grow on AWS and the mechanisms that enable a lean cost optimisation culture, with a focus on billing visibility and cost allocation. This session features Atlassian and the lessons learned on their journey to scale. Attendees will be provided with several online resources that will help their organisation be set up for cost optimisation at scale.

Peter Shi, Commercial Architect, Amazon Web Services

Michael Fuller, Principal Systems Engineer, Atlassian


Is there such a thing as too much data, too many tools, too many alerts and too many tasks? To really take your IT operations to the next level to maximise your business innovation you need to embrace automation, operational analytics, and take advantage of a software defined IT infrastructure.

This advanced technical session continues its theme of the last 5 years and takes you through real world customer tips and tricks, including demos. We will dive into topics such as server and event driven computing, automated security and compliance, managed management tools and even Machine Learning to help you supercharge your IT operations with AWS.

Dean Samuels, Solutions Architect Manager, Amazon Web Services