Join us for AWS Initiate in Vancouver on September 27, 2018

Jump-start your journey to the cloud. Join us for AWS Initiate to learn about digital transformation and data migration. Come with your questions about public sector cloud adoption, and share best practices on everything from security to cost savings.

Initiate your own cloud discussions at networking opportunities and 10 breakout sessions covering topics such as security, DevOps, big data, cloud economics, culture change, and much more. Explore AWS innovation highlights during the plenary session and leave with a sneak peek of what to expect at our first-ever AWS Public Sector Summit in Ottawa on October 29.

Join us in Vancouver to learn about: 

    • Implementing cloud solutions within your existing infrastructure and benefitting from AWS solutions immediately;
    • Reshaping organizational culture as a first step toward digital transformation;
    • Leveraging DevOps, artificial intelligence, and more.   
Spend a full day discovering new AWS technology, attending public-sector focused management and technical sessions, and networking with peers and AWS experts.

Event Agenda




8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Registration, complimentary light breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Opening Plenary: AWS in Canada

(Followed by a 20-minute break)

10:20 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.

AWS 101: A Quick Guide to AWS Solutions

Digital Transformation: Why Public Sector Customers Are Moving to the Cloud

11:05 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Finding Meaning in the Noise: Understanding Big Data with AWS Analytics

Get Started Today with Cloud Ready Contracts

11:50 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.

Deploy Better Software Faster with DevOps

Empowering People to Successfully Adopt the Cloud

12:35 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Complimentary lunch

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Staying Secure in the Cloud

Cloud Economics: The Financial Case for Cloud Migration

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Building the Organization of the Future: Leveraging AI & Machine Learning

Cloud Migration: A How-To Guide

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cocktail reception

Event Location

Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown
1128 W. Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6E 4R5, Canada

Registration is closed