AWS Events 2024: Dates For Your Diary

From major conferences like AWS re:Invent and cloud security-focused re:Inforce, free community events gatherings AWS Summits and AWSome Days, and online events like AWS Innovate and Discovery Days, there’s no shortage of opportunities to get together, learn, and network within the AWS community.  

To help you choose the right events for you, we’re rounding up all the important dates for your calendar, marking all the ‘can’t-miss’ AWS events announced both in-person and virtually for 2024 so far.   

We’ll be updating this post with new AWS events as and when they’re announced throughout the year. So, if you’ve spotted an event—or you’re running one—that you think should be on this list, let us know over on X (formerly Twitter) at @_JeffersonFrank! 

May

AWS Summit Berlin  

15-16 May, 2024 – Venue TBC, Berlin 

Germany’s AWS Summit day will return to Berlin this year, with a free two-day event featuring over 100 sessions covering real-world success stories, cloud innovations, advances in AWS technologies, and more.  

Aimed at everyone in the community, from brand-new users to veteran AWS professionals, the day promises to teach attendees new platform skills through an engaging mix of interactive sessions, talks, and expert-led workshops. For example, the 2023 event included an opening keynote speech from Vice President and General Manager of Amazon S3, Kevin Miller, so expect to see a similar caliber of talks this year! 

Offering businesses big and small a unique opportunity to connect, collaborate, and learn, don’t miss out on the chance to network with the community, spend 1:1 time with an AWS team member, connect with partners, get trained by AWS experts, and expand your horizons on all things AWS.  

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AWS re:Inforce  

June 10-12, 2014 – Venue TBC, Philadelphia, PA  

AWS’ annual security conference, re:Inforce, returns for another year—this time hosted in the City of Brotherly Love. The popular event brings together AWS leaders, builders, and experts to celebrate and explore the latest advancements in AWS security, compliance, identity, and privacy solutions.   

The conference is a must for managed security services providers, cybersecurity software companies, cybersecurity professionals from private and public sector organizations, and cloud security and risk mitigation consultants, from across all AWS environments.   

Across the two days, attendees will benefit from an exciting mix of leadership sessions, breakout sessions, and market-leading keynote speeches that promise to offer invaluable insights on business-critical topics, crucial to successfully navigating shifts in the global regulatory landscape and achieving end-to-end security on AWS. 

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AWS Summit Washington  

June 26-27, 2024 – Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC 

Tailored to the public sector community, the annual AWS summit from the US capital will be hosted at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in 2024. The free two-day event looks set to engage attendees in interactive learning and offers the chance to network among public sector industry leaders and AWS experts, engage with partners driving innovation, and so much more. 

With last year’s summit featuring over 220 sessions aimed at accelerating your mission advancement using AWS cloud technology, it’s a must-attend event for any professional supporting the public sector and interested in the latest cloud developments, from IT to business leaders; from decision makers to architects, engineers, administrators, and data scientists. Attendees will hear from peers across federal, state and local government, education, non-profit, and healthcare industries, and discover more about the solutions they created to address their most pressing challenges. 

Whether you’re seeking industry-leading insights from customer stories and use cases through Level 100 (Foundational) and Level 200 (Intermediate) sessions, step-by-step technical demos from Level 300 (Advanced) and Level 400 (Expert) deep tech content, or you simply want the chance to meet, network, and be inspired with those making waves in the community, the AWS Summit Washington is for you.  

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August

AWS Public Sector Symposium Canberra 

August 7, 2024 – The National Convention Centre Canberra (NCCC), Canberra 

The AWS Public Sector Symposium returns ‘down under’ in 2024 with a fun-filled day from the NCCC in Canberra.  

Featuring inspiring keynotes from Australia’s tech leaders, breakout sessions, hands-on workshops, networking hubs, lectures, and more, the day’s free agenda promises to cover topics ranging from artificial intelligence and big data analytics to cybersecurity and citizen service transformation. The aim? To empower the leaders and architects of Public Sector digital transformation with new capabilities and insights that help accelerate their digital transformations faster, and at lower cost. 

Last year, AWS Public Sector Symposium Canberra attendees also got to hear from a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion panel, where influential public sector and industry leaders discussed how to address key issues in diversity while sharing life experiences, reflections and lessons. If you’re a part of the Canberra Public Sector, it’s one not to miss! 

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October

AWS Public Sector Symposium Ottawa 

October 9, 2024 – Shaw Centre, Ottawa 

Whether you work in government, education, nonprofit, healthcare, or financial services, you’re guaranteed to learn something invaluable at Ottawa’s AWS Public Sector Symposium.  

With a full day of exciting hands-on workshops, networking opportunities, experiential zones, and AWS training, attendees will learn how AWS can help to revolutionize the industry, drive productivity and enhance economic development by providing better and faster services for citizens. 

With so much on offer, there’s something for everyone at this year’s event, with sessions specifically designed for every skill level:  

  • Level 100 (Introductory): sessions are focused on providing an overview of AWS services and features for attendees who are new to the topics 
  • Level 200 (Intermediate): sessions are focused on offering up best practices, details of service features and demos for assumption with a base-level knowledge of the topics 
  • Level 300 (Advanced): sessions dive deeper into the selected topic for attendees with some familiarity with the topic, but may or may not have direct experience 
  • Level 400 (Expert): sessions are for attendees who are deeply familiar with the topic, have implemented a solution on their own already, and are comfortable with how the technology works 

And that’s not all. The day promises to feature an unmissable keynote – for example, last year’s event featured a talk from Colonel Chris Hadfield, First Canadian Commander of the International Space Station, on how to drive innovation throughout your own team, based on lessons learned from his three decades at NASA and the Canadian Space Agency! 

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AWS re:Invent  

December 2-6, 2024 – Venue TBC, Las Vegas, NV 

AWS’ biggest event of the year returns to fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada in 2024 for another unmissable five days of keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities, 2,000+ technical sessions, expos, after-hours events, and so much more. 

The annual learning conference is hosted by AWS for the global cloud-computing community, and is often the first place to learn all about the exciting new developments and releases AWS has in the works for the year ahead.  

As a result, the in-person conference is ideal for anyone who wants to transform their business with the cloud, hear the latest innovations with AWS, explore new technology, and level up their cloud computing skills to advance their career. 

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Psst, don’t forget: we’ll be updating this post with more events as and when they’re announced throughout the year, so be sure to keep checking back to avoid missing out on the best AWS events, conferences, and summits in your area!

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