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AWS Cloud Kata for Start-Ups and Developers | Kuala Lumpur, October 29

Description

Kata (型 or 形 literally: "form"), a series of choreographed patterns of movements used for teaching, through which successful techniques are mastered.

Join the AWS team for a half day of live discussions as well as business and technical mentoring on the latest cloud computing best practices. Geared specifically to growing start-ups and development teams, the Cloud Kata sessions will guide you through tips, customer testimonials and technical best practices to help you grow faster on the AWS Cloud. As seats are limited, sign up for your free pass today!

10 reasons to attend:
  • Discover pro tips that help your start-ups as you go from idea to minimum viable product (MVP), to scale, and ultimately to profitability.
  • See live demonstrations and learn more about services such as Amazon EC2, Relational Database Service (RDS), S3, CloudFront, and AWS Elastic Beanstalk.
  • Leverage AWS reference architectures, SDK, and services to build your MVP quickly.
  • Get hands-on guidance and coaching on how to build your MVP on the AWS Cloud.
  • Gain insights on the six best practices for "cost aware architecting".
  • Explore smart ways to lower your costs by leveraging various AWS pricing models
  • Learn from Malaysian start-ups on how they succeeded with AWS.
  • Understand venture capital (VC), how it works, and how to pitch to VC’s to obtain the capital needed to grow your start-up.
  • Find the best fit for your co-founder, your technical stack and services, and the right architecture for now and the future.
  • Network with your peers and the AWS team.
Who should attend:
  • Start-up business, technical founders, and developers who are eager to learn how to run lean and scale fast to build their next big thing.
  • Development teams, engineers, architects and system administrators from enterprises who are eager to learn how to deploy applications in highly available, scalable architectures.

Agenda:

3:00pm – 3:30pm | Registration - Come early to get your technical questions answered at AWS Solutions Architect Corner, and network with your peers
3:30pm – 4:00pm | Welcome, Pieter Kemps, Business Development Manager, APAC
4:00pm – 5:00pm | Getting to Minimum Viable Product 'MVP' on AWS
Customer Speaker: Andy Kelk, CIO, iProperty
AWS Speakers: Pieter Kemps, Business Development Manager and Dhruv Parpia, Solution Architect
5:00pm – 6:00pm | Getting to Scale on AWS
Customer Speaker: Arzumy MD, CTO, says.com
AWS Speakers: Pieter Kemps, Business Development Manager and Dhruv Parpia, Solution Architect
6:00pm – 6:45pm | Dinner
6:45pm – 7:45pm | Getting to Profitability on AWS
Customer Speaker: Joey Caisse, CIO, iCarAsia
AWS Speakers: Pieter Kemps, Business Development Manager and Dhruv Parpia, Solution Architect
7:45pm – 8:30pm | Venture Capital, Funding and Pitching, Pieter Kemps, Business Development Manager, APAC
8:30pm – 9:30pm | Networking Reception & Drinks - Network with entrepreneurs, hackers and AWS members.
9:30pm | Event Ends


Session Details:

Getting to Minimum Viable Product 'MVP' on AWS
This session will zoom into the stage from idea to MVP, and how to develop a product fast and get to market faster. Attend this session to learn how to:

  • Increase speed of iteration and experimentation of your product
  • Get to market faster
  • Reduce development costs
  • Focus your time in developing and building your MVP, and not on infrastructure
  • Automate your deployments using AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS CloudFormation and AWS OpsWorks
  • Use AWS for Development and Testing
  • Leverage AWS reference architectures, SDK, and services to build your MVP quickly

Customer Speaker: Andy Kelk, CIO, iProperty
AWS Speakers: Pieter Kemps, Business Development Manager and Dhruv Parpia, Solution Architect


Getting to Scale on AWS
This session will focus on how to get from 'Minimum Viable Product' (MVP) to scale. It will also explain how to deal with unpredictable demand and how to build a scalable business. Attend this session to learn how to:

  • Scale web servers and app services with Elastic Load Balancing and Auto Scaling on Amazon EC2
  • Scale your storage on Amazon S3 and S3 Reduced Redundancy Storage
  • Scale your database with Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon RDS, and Amazon ElastiCache
  • Scale your customer base by reaching customers globally in minutes with Amazon CloudFront

Customer Speaker: Arzumy MD, CTO, says.com
AWS Speakers:
Pieter Kemps, Business Development Manager and Dhruv Parpia, Solution Architect

Getting to Profitability on AWS

Getting from scale to profitability, the question is: How to run lean and continue to grow revenue? How to get to profitability? This session will focus on how to run lean. Attend this session to learn more about:

  • Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) on the AWS Cloud versus on-premise infrastructure
  • Smart ways to lower your costs by leveraging various AWS pricing models
  • The six best practices for "cost aware architecting"

Customer Speaker: Joey Caisse, CIO, iCarAsia
AWS Speakers: Pieter Kemps, Business Development Manager and Dhruv Parpia, Solution Architect

Venture Capital, Funding and Pitching
Pieter Kemps works with venture capitalists, incubators and angel investors across Asia. Learn what motivates these high-risk investors and what it takes to make your start-up attractive:

  • How do you design a pitch to meet the needs of the new wave of venture capitalists?
  • How does funding work? What are the different types of funding available to start-ups?
  • Should you fund with debt or equity? What are the pros and cons?
  • What are the elements of a great pitch and presentation to get funding?

AWS Speaker: Pieter Kemps, Business Development Manager

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  • Venue Address was changed to "Menara UOA Bangsar, 5, Jalan Bangsar Utama 1, MindValley HQ, Hall of Awesomeness, A-29F, Tower A, Bangsar 59000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia". Diff 2013-10-24 06:55:10
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Tue Oct 29, 2013
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM MYT
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MindValley HQ, Hall of Awesomeness, A-29F, Tower A, Menara UOA Bangsar, 5, Jalan Bangsar Utama 1, Bangsar 59000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Menara UOA Bangsar, 5, Jalan Bangsar Utama 1, MindValley HQ, Hall of Awesomeness, A-29F, Tower A, Bangsar 59000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Malaysia
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