Amazon Web Services User Group Glasgow - Meet Up #26


Hello everyone,

Delighted to post the draft agenda for the next AWS User Group Glasgow Meet Up on Wednesday 29th January 2020.

We will have two speakers on the night, please RSVP if you intend to come along to help make sure we have food and drinks for everyone.

The main themes of the evening will be recapping on the news and announcements from AWS re:Invent 2019 and diving deeper into some of the new product announcements and a look at AWS Deep Racer in the flesh.


18:15 – 18:30 : Door Opens, Food, Refreshments and Networking

18:30 – 19:15 : Finlay MacRae, Glasgow AI

“Finlay” will introduce us to the world of AWS Deep Racing

Overview: It looks really cool but what is exactly reinforcement learning, the principle behind the AWS Deep Racer, in this talk we will be introduced to the RL concept and explore the console training environment, plus there will be some news around getting involved with AWS Deep Racer going forward too

19:15 – 19:30 : Break

19:30 – 20:45 : Craig Muir, AWS Glasgow User Group

“Craig Muir” will present an AWS reCAP of the AWS re:Invent2019

Overview: Dive into the big and not so big announcements from AWS re:Invent 2019 and deep dive into some of the launch announcements as well, such as Amazon Auroa Machine Learning, AWS Data Exchange, AWS Transit Gateway Inter-Region Peering and Amazon VPC Ingress Routing

20:45 - 21:00 : AOB, Next Meet Up Agenda, Good Night, Pub.


Thanks to Skyscanner for letting us use their office, supplying refreshments and help on the night.

Thanks to CirrusHQ for feeding us on the night.