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AWS is inviting you to AWS Summit New York 2022!
This year you'll discover how AWS can help you innovate quickly and deliver flexible, reliable solutions at scale. The line-up of startup-focused AWS Loft events covers everything from the challenges of being a woman founder to live AWS Cloud demonstrations and unbiased hiring practices that support global growth.
Register now and join us in person to hear the latest from AWS leaders, learn new skills, and network with your industry peers. Come for the knowledge and technical advice, and stay for the networking and inspiration!
*See detailed agenda below on this page.
8:30 AM: Women’s Founders Breakfast
There’s no better way to start the day than networking with other women who are also helming startups. Continue the conversation about what it means to be paving the way for women founders—and all that entails—over a full breakfast, including juice and coffee.
12:30 PM: Venture-backed startups showcase
Do you have questions about how venture-backed early-stage startups are using AWS Activate to grow and scale? The AWS Startup Business Development team has answers. Attend this session to learn about open-source development, cybersecurity, and data and analytics products—and how organizations are gaining an advantage with Plural, Select Star, and RapidFort.
1:30 PM: Hiring the Amazon way
For the last 25 years, Amazon has been hiring the cream of the crop—and scaling globally as a result. Attend this session to hear how an unbiased, company culture-fueled hiring process can help you find the right talent to build a strong foundation for your company and prime it for growth.
2:30 PM: SaaS startup talks: Engineering
Open Raven and Alloy are two cutting-edge, cloud-native startups that are pushing the envelope in different ways. Attendees of this startup talk will hear how the visionaries behind these companies are using next-generation building blocks and architectural best practices to build identity decisioning and cloud data security platforms.
4:30 PM: Confessions of female startup founders and CEOs
It’s not easy being a startup founder—but women founders face even more adversity. In this session, listen to firsthand stories of how women founders launched their businesses and brought their visions to life while maintaining their identities.
5:30 PM: Built on AWS: SaaS ISV showcase
Are you an architect? Are you curious to see live demonstrations of innovative ISV solutions built natively on the AWS Cloud? Attend this one-of-a-kind interactive session to witness the magic IRL.
6:30 PM: NYC Summit Happy Hour
Join us for happy hour at Khalo NYC. Only a short walk from Summit Expo, Khalo will be the spot to continue those half-finished conversations from earlier and introduce yourself to folks you’ve been meaning to connect with. Food will be served and we know you don’t want to sleep on the open bar!
Joshua Ness, Director, Startup Grind NYC
Joshua Ness is Director at Startup Grind NYC and is a Senior Manager with Verizon 5G Labs. He works with enterprise, startups, and academic teams to drive innovation around 5G. He also works to educate, inspire, and connect the dots for businesses interested in moving forward with emerging technology.
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