Going to AWS re:Invent 2023? Here’s Everything You Need to KnowWith a jam-packed schedule of workshops, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities, AWS re:Invent promises to seriously shake up the tech game.
AWS re:Invent is gearing up to blow your mind! We cannot wait to become immersed in the latest industry innovations, meet AWS experts, and build invaluable connections. As the world's biggest conference on cloud computing, AWS re:Invent has everything you ever wanted to know about the present and future of cloud, digital transformation, and software development.
With a jam-packed schedule of workshops, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities, AWS re:Invent promises to seriously shake up the tech game. If you’re like us, every session sounds exciting and thought-provoking, and it can be hard to know which ones you can miss without getting FOMO—that’s where we come in.
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Here’s everything you need to know before AWS re:Invent.
Don’t Miss These Sessions
We’re breaking down some of the most compelling sessions for those in the security space—and covering some of the special networking opportunities available during the conference.
Sessions for Security Leaders
Security leaders play a critical role in aligning security goals with business objectives and reducing risk for their organizations. Build a sustainable security culture and learn some new strategies in these sessions:
Innovation Talk - Move fast, stay secure: Strategies for the future of security
Breakout Session - Shipping securely: How strong security can be your strategic advantage
Breakout Session - Sustainable security culture: Empower builders for success
Sessions About the Role of Generative AI
The rise of generative artificial intelligence (generative AI) is here, and it’s turning the security game on its head. Now more than ever, security practices need to quickly adapt to evolving business requirements and drive innovation. In addition to the Security Innovation Talk, don't miss these sessions on how generative AI transforms security practices:
Breakout Session - How security teams can strengthen security using generative AI
Breakout Session - Threat modeling your generative AI workload to evaluate security risk
Sessions on Zero Trust
Zero Trust isn’t just a buzzword—it’s an unrivaled security model that requires users and systems to strongly prove their identities and trustworthiness, enforcing identity-based authorization rules. Don't miss these sessions to learn about implementing Zero Trust:
Join the Fun
Beyond the insightful sessions, AWS re:Invent offers a variety of games and entertainment. Brace yourselves for a whirlwind of entertainment that'll have you on your toes, dancing between groundbreaking insights and downright fun.
Lace up those running shoes for the annual re:Invent 5k. Get a morning burst of energy before day three begins, and make those miles memorable.
Back by popular demand, Bingo Night returns to re:Invent. Unleash your competitive side in a night filled with bingo madness and epic prizes!
Table Tennis Tournament
The AWS Table Tennis Tournament returns! It's a battle of paddles on Tuesday and Wednesday, leading to the ultimate championship showdown on Thursday night at re:Play. Sign up in the app and swing your way to a pass for re:Invent 2024!
Brand new in 2023, re:Invent is serving up some pickleball action in the Sports Rec Center. The championship round goes down on Thursday night at re:Play. Get in the game, sign up in the app, and who knows, you might score a pass to re:Invent 2024.
Spending time meeting and learning from fellow cloud enthusiasts from all over the world is a treasured aspect of AWS re:Invent, so keep an eye out for these networking gems.
Dev Chats are bite-sized bursts of brilliance. Led by community leaders and influencers, these 20-minute interactive talks can spark innovation and build lasting connections. To join the discussion, head to the AWS Community Developer Lounge during the event and discuss all the latest in cloud technology.
Use PeerTalk to view recommended connections based on similar interests, chat with one another, and organize one-on-one and group meetings at an AWS PeerTalk Lounge. Or, sign up for one of the many small group meetups designed for you to build your re:Invent community. Access the platform through the AWS Events mobile and desktop app. Your network is about to thank you.
Prepare to mingle, unwind, and make connections that matter at the networking receptions. Dive into the social scene, chat up your peers, and connect with the awesome minds behind AWS Partners. These receptions aren't just gatherings; they're the social heartbeat of re:Invent, happening in venues across the campus.
Not sure which one to start with? We hear the Drata x SentinelOne party is gonna be epic.
Find Drata at re:Invent
We want to see you! Make sure to visit booth 1636 to get a hands-on look at Drata and chat with security and compliance experts. Sip on some coffee and soak in the knowledge at our Compliance + Coffee Hour from 2-3 p.m. daily right at booth 1636.
Need a lift? Look out for the Drata branded Trust Fleet shuttles cruising from the Venetian to anywhere on the strip, running from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day.