Amazon Web Services will be holding another of its hugely popular AWS Summits in London on July 6th and July 7th. The summit will be held in the ExCel exhibitions and convention centre in the Royal Victoria Docks area of London. AWS Summits are held in venues all over the world and provide new customers with the opportunity to inform and educate themselves about the AWS platform while also providing existing customers granularity and content in order for them to add value and success to their business.
AWS London Summit July 2016
The main AWS Summit will take place on July 7th however, there will be an Enterprise version of the summit taking place a day earlier on July 6th. The Enterprise summit will provide customers with a large and complex I.T infrastructure the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the AWS cloud platform and its associated services and how to deploy these services across their organisation. The summit also provides the tools and training required to leverage these technologies.
During the enterprise summit, there will be an Expo Hall where attendees will be able to find AWS cloud technology partners and consultants who can help with developing a successful cloud strategy for their business.
Breakout sessions will also be available ate the enterprise summit and will deal with a wide range of topics including how to improve economics, how to plan and execute migrations and how to select projects for the cloud.
The summit proper will take place on July 7th and is free to attend for anyone who wishes to learn more about how cloud computing is enhancing innovation in businesses of all types and sizes. Like the Enterprise day, the summit will provide over 35 breakout sessions which will range in level of detail from introductory sessions on specific AWS services to more comprehensive sessions on some of the new services that AWS are offering.
Bootcamps will be provided at the summit. These boot camps will be full day immersive training sessions delivered by AWS instructors and solution architects in areas like securing cloud workloads with DevOps automation and running AWS container-enabled micro services on AWS. Each session must be booked in advance and will cost £500. Anyone wishing to attend any of these boot camps will need to bring their own laptop with dual-core processor and 4GB RAM.
For those who do not wish to attend the bootcamps, there is the opportunity to take advantage of the free hands-on labs. Seats at these labs can be booked in advance and will give attendees the opportunity to get hands-on practice working with cloud technologies and software.
There will also be an IoT Demo Area which will enable attendees to see the AWS IoT platform being used in interactive demos.
The keynote speaker for the Enterprise summit will be Stephen Orban who is Global Head of Enterprise Strategy at Amazon Web Services. As with day one, day two will also have a keynote speaker. The keynote speaker on day two will be Werner Vogels, Chief Technology Officer at Amazon.
Information about AWS Summits and which parts of the world they will be being held can be found here.