Sogeti and AWS – Get Your Head in the Cloud

kalendar Thursday, January 10, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
kalendar Science Center of Iowa - 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50309


4:00–5:00PM Speakers (Choose between 1a or 1b)

5:00–6:00PM Happy Hour, Networking, and Ask the Experts  

1a. Lights Out: Moving Your Data Center to the Cloud (4:00-5:00PM)


Brian Hammond – Brian will share his observations on the market. In his role as National Leader of the Sogeti Cloud Practice he gets to see the market through a wide lens. Brian will also share specific examples of clients migrating from on-premises to the cloud and lessons learned along the way.

Brian Hostetter – Dice moved from operating in a local data center to completely being in AWS in 18 months. Hear Brian share their experience, how they did it, some things they ran into along the way and how it is working for them today.

1b. AWS re:Invent re:Wind  – Sharing a Session Presented at AWS re:Invent 2018 (4:00-5:00PM)


  • Ryan Smith (Software Development Leader - Bioinformatics, Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont) 
  • Frank Broskovetz(Solution Architect, AWS)

Scott Warren – Recap on some of the new and exciting AWS Service announcements from re:Invent 2018.

Frank Broskovetz – Highlighting migrating Microsoft workload to AWS.

Ryan Smith – Demonstration of AWS Deep Racer.

2. Happy Hour, Networking and Ask The Experts (5:00-6:00PM)

At 5:00 pm we will adjourn to happy hour with hors d'oeuvres. 

Our speakers and additional AWS experts will be stationed at high top tables throughout the room. 

Feel free to run your toughest questions by them, ask more about the session content or just say hello.   

Expert Topic Tables:

  • AWS Certification
  • Data Center Migration
  • Industry Trends
  • AWS re:Invent Announcements
  • DeepRacer 
  • Windows Licensing & vmWare on AWS

Looking Forward to you joining us for this exciting afternoon of AWS!


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  • John McCartan
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