AWS Public Sector Summit Washington, DC

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Agenda Overview

  • Monday, June 10, 2019 | Pre-Day Agenda
  • Monday, June 10, 2019 | Bootcamps Details
  • Monday, June 10, 2019 | Pre-Day Agenda
  • 7:00AM Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast Served
    8:00AM – 5:00PM Bootcamps & Ancillary Activities
    3:30PM – 4:30PM Earth & Space on AWS Keynote
    5:00PM – 6:00PM Earth & Space on AWS Reception
  • Monday, June 10, 2019 | Bootcamps Details
  • AWS technical bootcamps offer you a chance to learn about AWS services and solutions through immersive exercises and hands-on labs. Delivered by experienced AWS instructors and solutions architects, half-day and full-day bootcamps allow you to work directly with AWS knowledge experts in the format most suitable to you. All participants must bring their own device (requires dual-core processor with 4GB of RAM at minimum), and a laptop with wireless internet access. Seats must be reserved in advance.

    Practical Data Science with Amazon SageMaker – Full Day

    $600

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    9:00AM - 5:00PM
    AWS Certification Exam Readiness: Solutions Architect - Associate - Half Day
    $225

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    8:00AM - 12:00PM
    1:00PM - 4:00PM

    Predict the Future with Time Series Forecasting & Deep Neural Networks – Full Day
    $600

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    9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Cloud Practitioner Essentials – Full Day 
    $600

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    9:00AM - 5:00PM

    You may cancel your bootcamp reservation by logging into your summit portal. If AWS receives your cancellation notice before 12:00PM (ET) on May 31, 2019, AWS will issue you a full refund of your bootcamp fees via the original payment method. If AWS receives your cancellation notice after 12:00PM (ET) on May 31, 2019, AWS will issue a refund of your bootcamp fees less a $50 cancellation fee via the original payment method.

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | Summit Agenda | Day 1
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | Summit Agenda | Day 2
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | Summit Agenda | Day 1
  • 7:30AM Registration & Expo Hall Opens
    7:30AM – 9:00AM Networking Breakfast
    9:00AM – 9:50AM Concurrent Breakout Sessions  
    10:00AM – 10:50AM Concurrent Breakout Sessions
    11:15AM – 12:45PM Keynote
    12:45PM – 1:45PM Networking Luncheon
    1:45PM – 2:35PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions
    2:45PM – 3:35PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions
    3:35PM – 4:00PM Afternoon Networking Break
    4:00PM – 4:50PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions
    5:00PM – 6:30PM Opening Reception
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | Summit Agenda | Day 2
  • 7:30AM – 5:00PM Registration & Expo Hall
    7:30AM – 9:00AM Networking Breakfast
    9:00AM – 9:50AM Concurrent Breakout Sessions  
    10:00AM – 10:50AM Concurrent Breakout Sessions
    11:15AM – 12:15PM Fireside Chat Featuring Andy Jassy
    12:15PM – 1:30PM Networking Luncheon
    1:30PM – 2:20PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions
    2:30PM – 3:20PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions
    3:20PM – 3:50PM Afternoon Networking Break
    3:50PM – 4:40PM Concurrent Breakout Sessions
    5:00PM – 7:00PM Closing Reception

Speakers

Teresa Carlson

TERESA CARLSON, VICE PRESIDENT, WORLDWIDE PUBLIC SECTOR, AMAZON WEB SERVICES

Teresa Carlson is the founder and leader of AWS Worldwide Public Sector, and one of the most accomplished and forwarding-thinking technology leaders in the world today. Through her charismatic leadership, Carlson has helped change mindsets of both individuals and organizations around the world, modernize policies at all levels of government, and cultivate a 21st century global workforce equipped with the skillset necessary to leverage the full potential of cloud to drive innovation.

TERESA CARLSON, VICE PRESIDENT, WORLDWIDE PUBLIC SECTOR, AMAZON WEB SERVICES

Teresa Carlson is the founder and leader of AWS Worldwide Public Sector, and one of the most accomplished and forwarding-thinking technology leaders in the world today. Through her charismatic leadership, Carlson has helped change mindsets of both individuals and organizations around the world, modernize policies at all levels of government, and cultivate a 21st century global workforce equipped with the skillset necessary to leverage the full potential of cloud to drive innovation.

Carlson founded the Worldwide Public Sector in 2010. Today, tens of thousands of government agencies, education institutions, and nonprofit organizations around the world use AWS. Additionally, Carlson advises Amazon Public Policy on global policy issues.

Prior to joining AWS, Carlson served as Vice President of Microsoft Federal Government, where she oversaw the company’s US Federal Government business.

Carlson earned her undergraduate and Masters of Science degrees in Communications and Speech and Language Pathology from Western Kentucky University.


 Andy Jassy

ANDY JASSY, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, AMAZON WEB SERVICES

Andy Jassy is founder and CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. Jassy launched AWS in 2006 and has managed an inventive and nimble team that has delivered more than 165 services for compute, storage, networking, databases, analytics, mobile, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, security, hybrid, and enterprise applications. Today, AWS services are trusted by millions of active customers around the world – from the fastest growing startups to the largest enterprises and leading government agencies.

ANDY JASSY, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, AMAZON WEB SERVICES

Andy Jassy is founder and CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. Jassy launched AWS in 2006 and has managed an inventive and nimble team that has delivered more than 165 services for compute, storage, networking, databases, analytics, mobile, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, security, hybrid, and enterprise applications. Today, AWS services are trusted by millions of active customers around the world – from the fastest growing startups to the largest enterprises and leading government agencies.

Prior to founding AWS, Jassy held several leadership positions across Amazon. Shortly after joining the company in 1997, he authored the business plan for Amazon’s Music business and served as its Director of Product Management and General Manager. Jassy also started the Amazon Customer Relationship Management (CRM) team, led marketing for Amazon, and was Technical Advisor (shadow) to Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.

Jassy earned his BA from Harvard University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.  


Morgan Reed

MORGAN REED, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, STATE OF ARIZONA

Morgan Reed joined the State of Arizona in 2015 after two decades of working in the technology industry at large enterprises in the private sector. As the Chief Information Officer, Reed is responsible for driving the State of Arizona's overall technology strategy and executing the transformation of government services to a customer-centric approach.

MORGAN REED, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, STATE OF ARIZONA

Morgan Reed joined the State of Arizona in 2015 after two decades of working in the technology industry at large enterprises in the private sector. As the Chief Information Officer, Reed is responsible for driving the State of Arizona's overall technology strategy and executing the transformation of government services to a customer-centric approach.

During Reed's tenure with the state, he has implemented a statewide cloud-first strategy and successfully migrated 80 percent of servers from the state's datacenter to the public cloud, including a multi-agency mainframe. Under his leadership, significant enhancements have been made to cybersecurity making Arizona one of the best-protected state governments in the nation.

Prior to joining the State of Arizona, Morgan led global infrastructure delivery teams at GoDaddy and Expedia, and also worked in IT at large organizations including Intel and Wells Fargo.

During his off hours, Morgan enjoys spending time with his three children and two dogs and he calls Scottsdale, Arizona home.


Andrea Norris

ANDREA T. NORRIS, DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

Ms. Norris serves as the Director, Center for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the National Institutes of Health. As the NIH CIO, she provides oversight of NIH’s $1 billion IT portfolio that supports scientific research and discovery. She also oversees the implementation of NIH’s STRIDES (Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability) Initiative, which establishes partnerships with commercial cloud service providers to reduce economic and technological barriers to accessing and computing on large biomedical data sets to accelerate biomedical advances.

ANDREA T. NORRIS, DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

Ms. Norris serves as the Director, Center for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the National Institutes of Health. As the NIH CIO, she provides oversight of NIH’s $1 billion IT portfolio that supports scientific research and discovery. She also oversees the implementation of NIH’s STRIDES (Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and Sustainability) Initiative, which establishes partnerships with commercial cloud service providers to reduce economic and technological barriers to accessing and computing on large biomedical data sets to accelerate biomedical advances.

As the Director, Center for Information Technology, she is responsible for managing a broad range of NIH-wide information and information technology services, including a 100-gigabit high-speed research network infrastructure, a high-performance scientific computing system ranked as one of the top supercomputers in the world by TOP500, collaboration and communication platforms and tools, bioinformatics research programs, business solutions and applications, and 24 x7 operations of NIH’s distributed IT environment.

Prior to her tenure at NIH, Norris spent more than 10 years at the National Science Foundation (NSF), where, in her roles as Acting CIO and Director of IT services, she was responsible for establishing the foundation’s strategy, policies, and programs and managing its information technology systems and services. One of her most notable roles before joining NSF, was the Deputy Chief Information Officer for Management for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), where she provided senior leadership and management of NASA’s complex $2 billion information technology portfolio. Prior to joining the federal government, Norris was a management consultant at Booz, Allen & Hamilton and served on the President’s Private Sector Commission on Cost Control.

Norris was the 2008 recipient of the President’s Meritorious Service Award.

Norris has an MBA with a major in Information Systems Management from the George Washington University and a BA in Economics from the College of William and Mary.


Kenneth Bowen

KENNETH R. BOWEN, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER FOR SPECIAL ACCESS PROGRAMS, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Mr. Kenneth R. Bowen is the Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Special Access Programs (SAP) and Compartmented Access Programs (CAP). In this role, he is charged with modernizing capabilities, realizing efficiencies, and strengthening cybersecurity and threat monitoring.

KENNETH R. BOWEN, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER FOR SPECIAL ACCESS PROGRAMS, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Mr. Kenneth R. Bowen is the Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Special Access Programs (SAP) and Compartmented Access Programs (CAP). In this role, he is charged with modernizing capabilities, realizing efficiencies, and strengthening cybersecurity and threat monitoring.

As DoD CIO for SAP, Bowen is assigned the authorities and responsibilities for compartmented Information Technology (IT) (including National Security Systems, Defense Business Systems, and associated infrastructure) and serves as the Department’s senior Authorizing Official (AO) for all SAP IT systems and compartmented IT. He is responsible for leading the Department's efforts to consolidate DoD SAP network services and oversees SAP IT investment decisions. Additionally, he provides policy expertise, program guidance, and defense-wide oversight to the CIO on all aspects and matters related to SAP IT, architectures, information sharing, and partnerships. Bowen earned his BS in Management from National Louis University in Chicago, Illinois.


Sue Gordon

THE HONORABLE SUE GORDON, PRINCIPAL DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE

The Honorable Susan (Sue) M. Gordon is the fifth Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI). As PDDNI, Ms. Gordon assists the DNI in leading the Intelligence Community (IC) and managing the ODNI. She focuses on advancing intelligence integration across the IC, expanding outreach and partnerships, and driving innovation across the community.

THE HONORABLE SUE GORDON, PRINCIPAL DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE

The Honorable Susan (Sue) M. Gordon is the fifth Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI). As PDDNI, Ms. Gordon assists the DNI in leading the Intelligence Community (IC) and managing the ODNI. She focuses on advancing intelligence integration across the IC, expanding outreach and partnerships, and driving innovation across the community.

Ms. Gordon has nearly three decades of experience in the IC, most recently serving as the Deputy Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) from 2015 to 2017. She also served for 27 years at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), rising to senior executive positions in each of the Agency’s four directorates: operations, analysis, science and technology, and support.

In 1998, she designed and drove the formation of In-Q-Tel, a private, nonprofit that delivers innovative technology solutions for the agency and the IC. Ms. Gordon has been recognized for her creative executive leadership through numerous awards, including the Presidential Rank Award at the distinguished level, and is known for her commitment to diversity and inclusion.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in zoology (biomechanics) from Duke University where she was the captain of the Duke Women’s Basketball team.


Getting Started With Serverless Architectures

In this session, you will learn about serverless architectures, their benefits, and the basics of the AWS serverless stack (e.g., AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, and AWS Step Functions). We will discuss how to use serverless architectures for a variety of use cases. You will also get practical tips and tricks, best practices, and architecture patterns that you can take back and implement immediately.

AWS RoboMaker - A Cloud Robotics Service for Research and Education

From the 1966 creation of SHAKEY, the first modern mobile robot, to the 2007 creation of ROS, the most common robot development framework, university classrooms and research labs have created the leading hardware platforms, algorithms, tools, and best practices for robot development. In this session, learn how educators use AWS RoboMaker, a service that makes it easy to develop, test, and deploy intelligent robotics applications at scale, to help train the next generation of roboticists and enable research labs to continue developing state of the art robotics capabilities.

Accelerating App Development With AWS Amplify

Looking for a way to build innovative, cloud-native web and mobile apps without the undifferentiated heavy lifting of a traditional three-tier web application? AWS Amplify makes it a snap with an easy-to-use library, a powerful toolchain, a UI component library, and built-in capabilities such as authentication and analytics. Come see how to bring your idea to life, scale it to the max, and delight your users in less time than ever before.

Learn How to Become Migration Ready to Accelerate & Optimize Your Cloud Adoption

The AWS Professional Services migration methodology is a culmination of our experiences helping thousands of organizations with their cloud migrations. From our lessons learned, we’ll help you define migration readiness, elaborate on the importance of driving organizational change, and introduce the new AWS Cloud Adoption Readiness tool. Hear from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania on their experience leveraging a Migration Readiness Plan to implement AWS Organizations and a DNS resolution in a hybrid environment.

Cyber Data Lake: How the Center for Internet Security Analyzes Billions of Network Traffic Records per Day

Data lakes allow you to quickly ingest raw data, cleanse and curate it, and allow advanced analytics and machine learning to drive insights from the data. Within cyber security, there is a need to be able to do this at massive scale. As the network traffic exponentially increases, Center for Internet Security (CIS) needed a way to cost effectively scale their IP traffic monitoring tool called Albert. Learn how CIS worked jointly with Amazon Professional Services to develop an architecture that uses native AWS services and provides ingestion, enrichment, and access to all of their data in near real-time.

SpaceNet: Accelerating Machine Learning for Foundational Mapping Challenges

SpaceNet LLC is a nonprofit designed to accelerate machine learning for geospatial problems using exclusively remote sensing data. In addition to open sourcing a large, curated data set, SpaceNet has developed four data science challenges to solve the problem of extracting building footprints and road networks from satellite imagery at scale. Join us as we discuss the challenges of deploying these machine learning algorithms on operational timelines and how AWS products can be used to accelerate delivery of timely information derived from satellite imagery after a natural disaster.