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With over 50 tracks and over 1,500 sessions, re:Invent 2021 is the perfect opportunity to catch up on the latest in cloud computing. Attending in-person offers interactive sessions to dive deep on your favorite topics, and all breakout sessions will be made available for virtual attendees. Register today to start planning your re:Invent learning.Register now
Alexa is Amazon's cloud-based voice service available on hundreds of millions of devices from Amazon and third-party device manufacturers. Explore content in this track to learn how you can use Alexa to build more natural voice experiences that offer customers a more intuitive way to interact with the technology they use every day. Learn about Amazon’s collection of tools, APIs, reference solutions, and documentation that make it easier to build for Alexa.
Since its founding in 1994, Amazon has continually innovated on behalf of customers to deliver new products, services, and value, answering unmet customer needs. Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. In this track, see how Amazon uses AWS to build with these principles.
Data volumes are increasing at an unprecedented rate, expanding to terabytes or even exabytes of data. As a result, organizations are taking their data from silos into a single location, a data lake, to do analytics and machine learning. In the Analytics track, learn how AWS provides the broadest portfolio of services optimized for your unique data analytics needs. Also, learn how AWS enables organizations of all sizes to reinvent their businesses with data. From data movement, data storage, data lakes, big data analytics, machine learning, and anything in between, AWS offers purpose-built services and is committed to providing the best price-performance, scalability, and lowest cost across all analytics services.
The Application Integration track covers a suite of AWS services that make it easier for developers to build reliable, scalable, and event-driven applications by using microservices architecture, an event bus, or a workflow orchestrator to sequence AWS services into business applications. You don’t need to refactor your entire architecture to benefit—decoupling applications at any scale can reduce the impact of changes, making it easier to update and faster to release new features.
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) help unlock new insights, create efficiencies, develop new revenue streams, and introduce new products. Join the AI and ML track to learn how to apply these techniques to improve user experience, optimize business operations, and accelerate innovation. Builders of all levels can gain valuable insights from AWS experts and customers, see real applications for specific use cases and industries, and dive deep into new and existing AWS AI and ML services. Learn how to apply intelligence to applications for personalized recommendations, document processing, business metrics analysis, and more. For builders who want to dive deeper into each step of the ML lifecycle, explore how Amazon SageMaker provides a complete set of purpose-built tools to build, train, and deploy high-quality ML models faster with much less effort and cost. Also join sessions featuring the AWS learning devices, AWS DeepRacer and AWS DeepComposer, to learn and build.
AWS Marketplace is a growing digital catalog of third-party software and data that makes it easy to find, buy, deploy, and manage the software you need to build solutions and run your business on AWS. In this track, learn how to use AWS Marketplace to innovate more quickly, with easy access to cost-effective and flexible software solutions, and how to streamline and govern your software procurement process. Learn how to transform your software supply chain by diving deep on features such as custom terms and pricing that tailor transactions to your precise needs, the ability to build a private marketplace that contains only your preapproved software, and integration with existing procurement systems and AWS cost management tools to centralize approvals and improve spend visibility.
Organizations require business applications to support employees, customers, and partners. Inspired by the AWS approach to cloud infrastructure, organizations have asked AWS to help them solve problems at the business application level for contact center, communication services, and no-code productivity applications. Come learn about the AWS suite of business applications, including Amazon Connect, Amazon Honeycode, Amazon Chime, Amazon Pinpoint, Amazon SES, and more. Learn how AWS delivers value to nontechnical users while retaining the customer-centric approach and core principles of security, scale, and operational excellence for which AWS is known.
In the Blockchain track, learn about AWS’s purpose-built tools that support your distinct needs, whether you need a multi-party, fully managed blockchain network to help eliminate intermediaries (Amazon Managed Blockchain) or a centralized ledger database that maintains an immutable and cryptographically verifiable record of transactions (Amazon QLDB).
Amazon QuickSight is AWS’s native business intelligence (BI) platform. Explore the Business Intelligence track to learn how QuickSight can help you easily build and scale cloud-powered BI solutions that provide rich and interactive visualizations, which you can seamlessly embed within customer applications or share as stand-alone, self-serve dashboards. Learn about QuickSight’s serverless architecture and built-in SPICE platform for easily scaling to hundreds of thousands of users without compromising on performance. Also learn about QuickSight’s advanced analytics capabilities, such as ML-powered anomaly detection, forecasting, and autonarratives.
Building and running your applications starts with compute, whether you’re building enterprise, cloud-native, or mobile apps or running massive clusters to sequence the human genome. AWS offers a comprehensive portfolio of compute services that allows you to develop, deploy, run, and scale your applications and workloads in the world’s most powerful, secure, and innovative compute cloud. Explore the Compute track to learn how you can use AWS compute services such as Amazon EC2, AWS Outposts, AWS Wavelength, and Amazon Lightsail, as well as in chips with AWS Graviton2 and AWS Inferentia, to scale compute capacity at the best price-performance in the cloud. This track includes topics ranging from beginner getting started sessions to expert deep dive sessions for different compute use cases in the AWS Cloud.
Organizations no longer ask why they should move to the cloud. Instead they ask how fast they can move and what they’re moving first. Whether you are refactoring and modernizing applications for the cloud or maintaining traditional applications in hybrid environments, join this track to learn about the AWS Cloud operations model. See how you can build, manage, and operate your applications in a secure, automated, reliable, and cost-effective way. Learn how you can build a foundation for operational effectiveness; automate and orchestrate everything from a central operations hub; verify your operational posture; observe, detect, diagnose, and remediate issues easily; strengthen governance over time; and set up people and processes to support your efforts. See how using this best-practice model can reduce complexity with a single control plane in the cloud and on premises and augment existing ITSM- or ITIL-based solutions for the cloud.
AWS is the #1 place for you to run containers, and 80% of all containers in the cloud run on AWS. Customers choose to run their containers on AWS because of the security, reliability, and scalability. Join the Containers track and meet the AWS team as you get up and running with your orchestrator of choice, learn how to secure, develop, and deploy your containerized applications on AWS, and discover ways to gain insights into them. Dive deeper into the most recent AWS service and feature launches and find out from AWS experts what your data plane options are as you build, manage, and deploy your applications or if leveraging serverless containers is right for you.
AWS has the broadest selection of purpose-built databases for all your application needs. In the Databases track, explore AWS’s 15 purpose-built database engines, including relational, key-value, document, in-memory, graph, time series, and ledger databases. The AWS portfolio of purpose-built databases supports diverse data models and allows you to build use-case-driven, highly scalable, distributed applications. See how by picking the best database to solve a specific problem or a group of problems, you can break away from restrictive, one-size-fits-all monolithic databases and focus on building applications to meet the needs of your business.
The DevOps track focuses on helping software developers and DevOps teams build successfully on AWS. The track covers topics such as automation, CI/CD, infrastructure as code, observability, developer productivity, and testing.
In this track, learn about AWS’s End User Computing (EUC) offerings—including Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0—that provide cloud-native desktop and application virtualization services. EUC services enable your work-from-home, remote, and contingent workers to securely access their desktops and applications from anywhere and almost any device. EUC services are fully managed, which means you can scale your business up or down in minutes, not months, so your teams can securely access the resources they need and you can adjust as fast as business conditions require—all without deploying and operating infrastructure.
Amazon has a peculiar approach to innovation that works backward from customers by using a document we call the PR-FAQ to clarify our thinking and get feedback. We then build fast with autonomous teams using AWS services. Over 25 years, this has led to numerous innovations across multiple domains—and a lot of learning! Join us in the Innovation track to learn more about how Amazon’s culture of innovation and working-backward mechanisms can help your teams innovate. Also learn how customers like you have created innovative products and services to delight their customers and how AWS technology can accelerate your journey.
With billions of IoT devices already in homes, factories, oil wells, hospitals, cars, and more, new products are emerging, industrial operations are modernizing, and governments are tackling problems in infrastructure, health, and the environment. In this track, hear lessons learned and experiences gained from organizations who have built IoT solutions on AWS that deliver transformative business outcomes and revolutionize industries. Join AWS experts, get hands-on, and learn how you can unlock your data to change tomorrow’s outcomes.
Join sessions in the .NET track to learn about AWS’s active commitment to .NET on AWS, with specific content that provides expert guidance. This track covers important application development topics, such as modern application architecture, DevOps, containers, serverless, and tooling with an emphasis on addressing specific .NET customer needs.
Netflix is the world’s leading internet entertainment service with over 200 million paid members in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries, and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. In this track, see how AWS enables Netflix to quickly deploy thousands of servers and terabytes of storage within minutes. Learn how Netflix tackles the cloud at scale in this content track.
The AWS global network provides the most secure network with the highest availability, broadest global coverage, and most consistently high performance in the industry to help ensure that you have the networking capabilities you need to run any workload in the cloud. In this track, hear from AWS networking experts and engineers about the latest service announcements and innovations, and learn how you can take advantage of these capabilities for your workloads.
Organizations increasingly turn to open-source software to modernize their infrastructure and, in turn, their businesses. AWS offers a host of managed services, like Amazon EKS, to make it dramatically easier for you to productively use innovative, low-cost open-source software. AWS also contributes to a wide variety of open-source communities, like Rust, GraphQL, and Kubernetes, to improve that software and keep the open-source ecosystem healthy. AWS has taken a leadership role in providing OpenSearch as an open-source search and analytics suite, and continues to provide technologies like Bottlerocket and Babelfish as open source to help accelerate the pace of industry innovation while providing increased value to customers. Come learn about the array of open-source software available to AWS customers, whether directly from AWS or through our partners and customers, and gain insight into how you can more effectively use this open-source software to transform your business.
This track provides guidance and education from AWS experts to help you get started and move faster in quantum computing with Amazon Braket. The track shares learnings from industry research use cases in optimization and variational algorithms based on PennyLane as well as scientific advancements in quantum computing from AWS and other researchers.
Explore this track to learn how to build smarter robots, accelerate time-to-production, and improve performance of robotics fleets. See how customers, from early stage startups to enterprises, use AWS to deliver innovative and scalable robotics solutions that revolutionize industries such as manufacturing, logistics, healthcare, hospitality, and more. In these sessions, learn how to enable your robot with emerging technologies such as ML, video and data streaming, and 5G capabilities. Also learn about the latest technology for managing robotic fleets at scale.
In this track, learn how by using AWS you can gain the control and confidence you need to securely run your business with the most flexible and secure cloud computing environment available today. Hear from world-class security experts who monitor AWS infrastructure and also build and maintain AWS’s broad selection of innovative security services, which help you simplify meeting your own security and regulatory requirements. Explore content in this track to learn how AWS can help you automate manual security tasks so you can shift your focus to scaling and innovating in your business.
Serverless technologies, strategies, and applications enable you to innovate and go from idea to production faster. In the Serverless track, learn best practices and architectural patterns for common workloads, such as web apps, data processing, or streaming. See how to make the most of AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, AWS Step Functions, Amazon EventBridge, AWS SAM, and more. We'll also guide you through the entire application life cycle. If you’re just starting out, you can learn how to build your first serverless application. You’ll then understand core design patterns, how to build a prototype quickly, what security best practices to follow, and how to deploy and operate your application in production at scale. If you’re already an expert, see how to make use of the latest advanced features and how to optimize the performance and cost of your applications.
AWS offers a complete range of storage services for virtually any application to help you to store, access, govern, analyze, and migrate your data to reduce costs, increase agility, and accelerate innovation. With AWS Storage, you can select from object, file, and block storage services as well as backup and data migration options to build the foundation of your cloud IT environment. In this track, learn best practices for building solutions using AWS Storage services like Amazon S3 and Amazon S3 Glacier, Amazon EBS, Amazon EFS, Amazon FSx for Windows File Server, Amazon FSx for Lustre, AWS Snow Family (AWS Snowball, AWS Snowcone, and AWS Snowmobile), AWS Transfer Family (for SFTP, FTP, and FTP-S), AWS DataSync, AWS Storage Gateway, and AWS Backup. Explore storage solutions for big data analytics and data lakes, data backup, archive, containers and serverless computing, home directories, edge and hybrid cloud, cloud-native applications, and much more.
Join the Windows sessions to learn how to migrate, optimize, and better manage Windows Server and SQL Server workloads on AWS. This track focuses on how to maximize the performance of on-premises workloads on AWS, security and identity capabilities with Microsoft Active Directory, advanced tools, and services for migration. Learn how to lower TCO and cost-optimize, apply flexible licensing options, and innovate with managed services and open-source options with AWS. Organizations have been running Microsoft workloads on AWS for over 12 years, longer than any other cloud provider. AWS supports everything you need to build and run Windows applications, including Active Directory, .NET, System Center, SQL Server, Visual Studio, and Windows desktop as a service.
In the Advertising and Marketing track, tailored for the advertising and marketing technology industry, learn directly from AWS customers and industry experts on how to innovate faster, achieve unmatched cost-performance, and collaborate effectively with partners in the privacy-safe, post-cookie world. Hear customer anecdotes, best practices, and details on industry solution areas, such as first-party data platforms, privacy and data sharing, audience and advertising intelligence, real-time advertising, and customer experience. Expect to come away with a playbook for innovation at petabyte scale and ultra-low latency as well as practical examples and solutions that help you spend less and move faster on workloads, redefining advertising and marketing technology today.
Advancements in connected mobility, autonomous driving, electric vehicles, and manufacturing are converging to revolutionize the automotive industry. In this unprecedented age of innovation, automotive companies rely on AWS to fuel their digital transformation efforts to innovate faster while maintaining ownership and control of their data and brand experience. In the Automotive track, hear from AWS customers and AWS automotive experts on how AWS technology is helping the industry transform.
New consumer behaviors, technologies, and markets present new opportunities for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. Firms that can rapidly innovate and adapt to the post-pandemic environment win disproportionately in the market. These forward-thinking companies are innovating how they make, move, and market their products using the cloud, IoT, machine learning, and personalization. In this track, learn how CPG leaders harness the power of the cloud to eliminate data silos, drive better insights, and delight consumers.
To meet the world’s growing energy needs, AWS provides energy companies the foundation to transform complex business and operational systems, accelerating transitions to a more sustainable energy future. In the Energy track, learn how AWS delivers the broadest and deepest cloud platform and industry solutions for energy companies to revamp legacy operations and develop innovative renewable energy solutions.
Financial institutions have moved beyond building out their foundations and are focusing on scaling sustainably to support their business growth in the cloud over the next 5–10 years. In the Financial Services track, hear directly from leading financial institutions that are harnessing AWS to become more secure and resilient, modernize their application development, make better use of their data, explore new market opportunities, and transform their customer engagement models.
Behind great games, developers of all sizes are using AWS Game Tech to build faster, run smarter, and grow amazing player experiences. Hear from industry-leading developers and decision-makers who are using cloud technology to invent and deliver the next generation of games. Learn first-hand how to break free from traditional on-premises solutions, move game production processes to the cloud, use analytics and machine learning to better understand and optimize player experiences, and build connected worlds that scale to millions of players at launch and support millisecond-low-latency game sessions, wherever and however they play.
AWS accelerates the digitization and utilization of healthcare data by providing the broadest and deepest portfolio of cloud services, including health-specific offerings. AWS combines these services with unmatched reliability, security, and data privacy to enable organizations in this highly regulated industry to increase the pace of innovation, unlock the potential of data, and develop a more personalized approach to care. The Healthcare track features AWS customer-led sessions focused on each of these critical components to help you accelerate the transformation of healthcare.
Explore this track to learn how AWS enables pharma and biotech companies to transform every stage of the pharma value chain with services that enhance data liquidity, operational excellence, and customer engagement. AWS is the trusted technology partner for life sciences, with the cost-effective compute and storage, machine learning capabilities, and customer-centric know-how to help companies embrace innovation and bring differentiated therapeutics to market faster.
For more than 25 years, Amazon has designed and manufactured smart products and distributed billions of products through a globally connected distribution network using cutting edge automation, machine learning and AI, and robotics with AWS at its core. From engineering design to production optimization and smart machines or products, this track helps manufacturers learn how they can transform their manufacturing operations with the most comprehensive and advanced set of cloud solutions available today, while taking advantage of security designed for the most sensitive industries.
Media and Entertainment (M&E) companies are reinventing how they create content, optimize media supply chains, and compete for audience attention. In this track, industry leaders share how they are pioneering new ways to entertain, launch services, expand offerings, and set new paradigms with audiences for viewing experiences. Learn how AWS is making it easier for M&E companies to select the right tools and partners for their highest-priority workloads, accelerate launches, and see faster time to value.
AWS and its partners empower electric, gas, and water utilities to improve reliability and customer satisfaction, lower operating costs, and safeguard critical infrastructure. In this track, learn directly from AWS customers and AWS utility industry experts about the latest cloud-based innovations that securely address opportunities, from digital customer engagement to system decarbonization, smart grid asset optimization, and acceleration of distributed energy resources growth (including wind, solar, and the electrification of transportation).
How are today’s leading retailers leveraging cloud-based solutions to innovate faster and scale new capabilities? In this retail-focused track, hear best practices directly from retail technical leaders on how they partner with AWS to improve operations and transform customer experiences. Expect to come away with practical guidance on how to leverage AWS’s unique capabilities to reinvent retail.
AWS is how communications service providers (CSPs) are reinventing communications. In the Telecommunications track, learn how AWS enables CSPs to cloudify their businesses and differentiate at every stage of the customer journey. Discover how, together, we are building secure and scalable software-driven networks, simplifying operations, and reimagining the customer experience to accelerate the innovations that will unlock tomorrow’s growth and monetize 5G.
The theme for the Travel and Hospitality track is “Building What’s Next.” Travel and Hospitality companies have always innovated through disruption, and that is particularly true today. We’ve seen this proven time and again with customers using AWS to improve operational efficiencies and enhance the customer experience—even when faced with a global pandemic. The Travel and Hospitality breakout content features C-level executives sharing strategic observations and technical insights around how data will drive recovery, and the chalk talks go deep into practical solutions. We know innovations, born out of disruption, will impact and improve the way we fly, sleep, eat, and experience the world in the years ahead; discuss the path forward in this track.
With over a million active customers and a global cloud presence, AWS has proven experience in helping enterprises migrate and modernize with the cloud. The Enterprise and Migration track shows you how you can transform your business by migrating your existing application portfolios to the cloud and how AWS people, programs, and services can help you get started with your migration and modernization journey. Through AWS expert-led breakout content, learn how to transform your applications and infrastructure and dive deep into migration and modernization techniques for common enterprise workloads, such as SAP, VMware, and Mainframes. Discuss areas of opportunity for investment through content focused on enterprise strategy and cost management. See how AWS Professional Services and AWS Support can accelerate your cloud journey through AWS Customer Enablement sessions.
The Global Partner Summit is designed to help AWS Partners navigate their journey within the AWS Partner Network (APN). Learn how AWS can help you build, market, and sell your AWS-based offerings, and how to leverage AWS technologies to serve your customers’ needs.
Government, education, nonprofit, and healthcare organizations face unique challenges to accomplish complex missions with limited resources. Hear how public sector organizations have used the power and speed of AWS to serve citizens more effectively, achieve scientific breakthroughs, reach broader constituents, and put more of their time and resources into their core missions.
There’s a reason more startups build on AWS than anywhere else. The Startup track features talks from leading startups that successfully scaled through rapid growth and even made the leap to enterprise. Connect with technical experts to solve common issues side-by-side, and hear stories from inspiring startups that are pushing boundaries with innovation. Hear about leadership strategies that help you adapt and technical solutions you can deploy now for a stronger and more scalable future.
The All Builders Welcome track focuses on inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility in technology. Learn from our global community of builders who are using the power of tech to reinvent their businesses, better serve their customers, and improve our world.
Do you want to see code in action? This track is specifically built for engineers and led by our most technical developer advocates. Each session features two subject matter experts who guide you in solving a wide range of real-world problems. They’ll discuss options, walk you through a solution connecting multiple AWS services together, and share code with you. Solutions factor in production concerns such as security, scaling, and automation. Join us, have fun, and learn how to push the boundaries of cloud technology for faster and better innovation. It’s time to BuildOn!
The Community track is “by the community, for the community” and features sessions led by a diverse group of AWS Heroes who’ll share perspectives on how they leverage AWS services to build modern applications. This global group of speakers discusses a variety of topics, shares trends and common themes they’re observing in local tech communities, and discusses how these trends influence their choices as they build high-performing applications and workloads.
Developers: start your engines! AWS DeepRacer is a quirky, fun, and the fastest way to get started with reinforcement learning (RL). RL is an advanced machine learning (ML) technique that takes a very different approach to training models than other ML methods. Its super power is that RL models learn very complex behaviors without requiring any labeled training data, and they can make short-term decisions while optimizing for a longer term goal. Join this track to get rolling with ML on AWS DeepRacer at re:Invent 2021!
Building on the AWS Cloud isn’t just about discrete services; it’s about combining multiple services together into architectures that are secure, scalable, reliable, and cost efficient. In the Architecture track, learn about the latest topics related to creating distributed, multiservice designs. Explore sessions that cover best practices such as the AWS Well-Architected Framework, key architecture patterns, and adapting architectures to address new demands and trends.