22nd & 23rd Oct 2021

With the combined power of AWS User Groups in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh, we are back with a bang to host the most awaited event, AWS Community Day South Asia 2021, unveiling success stories, use cases & much more from industry leaders.

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AWS User Groups are united by community-led learnings and diversified by the wide variety of tools and technologies closely knit with Amazon Web Services, cloud computing technology, AWS design implementation and servicing, high scalability / performance computing, production use cases of AWS, blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and much more.

AWS Community Days are community-organized cloud education events, featuring technical discussions and demos led by expert AWS users and industry leaders from around the world

Community-based learning is the best way to enhance the concepts being taught by connecting with enthusiasts in person, thereby sharing first-hand experiences and familiar, accessible examples.

All skill levels are welcome to help accomplish our motto of learning, sharing and networking. Let's join hands to empower this tech community to make it bigger and better!

What to expect from AWS Community Day?

  • Renew, revive & revitalize to exemplify your excitement about the work you do
  • Learn industry trends and intricacies about innovative implementations from AWS experts
  • Harness the power of networking with AWS users, DevOps, developers & solutions architects
  • Network with fellow AWS veterans & techies during breaks
  • Novice to pioneer on relentless pursuit to learn can rejoice the AWS offerings & success stories under one roof.
  • Take helpful and valuable information back to business
  • Gain visibility to get more publicity for your esteemed organisation
  • Sporting chance for active participants to win AWS goodies

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Time (IST)

Track 1

Track 2

9:30 AM - 9:40 AM (IST)

Welcome Note

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM

Quiz 1

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Keynote - 1

Puneet Chandok

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Keynote - 2

Adrian De Luca

10:30 AM - 11:05 AM

Explainable AI with Amazon SageMaker Clarify

Sarbani Maiti

DynamoDB Simplified: Mental Model to Approach DynamoDB Data Modelling

Prashanth HN

11:05 AM - 11:40 AM

Kubernetes Deconstructed - AWS Edition

Ninad Pundalik

Serverless: A Frontend Developer’s Foot into the Cloud

Smile Gupta

11:40 AM - 12:15 PM

S3 Security - The Attack and Defense

Nitin Sharma

Resilient Digital Future : Chaos Engineering in Action with AWS Cloud

Biswajit Mohapatra

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Lunch Break

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Quiz 2

1:00 PM - 1:35 PM

AWS Glue Data Brew - Introduction

Sanchit Dilip Jain

Building a Deep Learning Model in Keras ,Streamlit UI and deploying in AWS Fargate , EKS

Ambarish Ganguly

1:35 PM - 2:10 PM

Rapidly deploying a quasi-static platform using Serverless

Arif Amirani

What if I am prepared? Realistic Incident Management with AWS Incident Manager

Vijaya Nirmala Gopal

2:10 PM - 2:45 PM

Scaling threat detection and response in AWS

Zamira Jaupaj

Alexa Emotionality

Brian Tarbox

2:45 PM - 3:20 PM

Cutting an eCommerce application cloud costing by 70%

Mohammad Mizanur Rahman

How AWS Shapes the Role of a Software Architect in Year 2021

Ashan Fernando

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM

AWS Training & Certification - The AWS Certified Developer Track – Upskill Yourself

Deepika Nair

3:50 PM - 4:20 PM

AWS Community

4:20 PM - 4:35 PM

Quiz Winners & Closing Notes

Day 2 - Online Workshops

Cloud Practitioner

Hands-on AWS Cloud Practitioner – Journey Towards Cloud!


Real-world Serverless Leave Approval Application on AWS


Scenario based real-world challenges
Event by AWS

Keynote Speakers

Adrian De Luca

Adrian De Luca
Director of Solution Architecture, Global Partner Strategic Development, AWS

Adrian leads a global team of technical specialists who build architectural best practices and cloud services on the AWS Cloud Platform for strategic partners in the AWS Partner Network.

His team is responsible for key programs including Migration Acceleration, Strategic Collaborations, ISV Workload Migration, TechShift, SaaS Factory and Quick Start. Having worked in Asia Pacific and North America, Adrian’s extensive international experience sees him advise and work with wide range of organizations including Startup’s, Independent Software Vendors, Consulting companies and Enterprises.

He is popular public speaker regularly conducting keynotes at industry events and appearing in online video shows like AWS This is my Architecture and Back to Basics.

De Luca brings 25 years of experience in information technology to AWS. Prior to this role, he was the Head of Partner Solution Architecture in Asia Pacific at AWS, Chief Technology Officer in Asia Pacific at Hitachi, Co-founder of AirActive and Technical Advisor at Zetaris.

He has worked actively with industry bodies such as the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), advised the Australian Government on Cloud policy. Adrian has also published multiple technical whitepapers and books.

Puneet Chandok

Puneet Chandok
President, AWS India & South Asia (AISPL)

Puneet leads the AWS business in India and South Asia. As the country MD, he leads the entire portfolio of AWS Services and helps organizations innovate and transform using AWS.

AWS is India's most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, and we work with customers to help retire their technical debt and drive innovation through our advanced services, including Data and Analytics, AI/ML, IoT, etc.

Prior to joining AWS, Puneet held leadership roles with McKinsey & Co. and IBM Global Services. As a Partner at McKinsey, Puneet built and led several practices, digital and technology capabilities across India and Asia.

Puneet holds an MBA degree from the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C).


Sarbani Maiti
AVP Cloud Service, MagicFinserv
Delhi, India

Prashanth HN
AWS Serverless Hero, CTO & Co-Founder - AntStack
Bengaluru, India

Ninad Pundalik
Engineering Manager, Slack
Nashik, India

Smile Gupta
Frontend Engineer, Razorpay
Bengaluru, India

Nitin Sharma
DevSecOps and Cybersecurity Professional
Gurugram, India

Biswajit Mohapatra
Partner, Global Delivery Leader, IBM
Pune, India

Sanchit Dilip Jain
Lead Architect - AWS at Quantiphi
Mumbai, India

Ambarish Ganguly
NASA Citizen Scientist , TCS Data and Analytics Practice Lead
Kolkata, India

Arif Amirani
CTO/Co-Founder at MetroGuild Inc
Pune, India

Vijaya Nirmala Gopal
Kyndryl India, Hybrid Cloud Implementation Specialist
Bengaluru, India

Zamira Jaupaj
Enterprise Solution Architect, AWS
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Brian Tarbox
AWS Community Hero; Leader Boston AWS MeetUp
Massachusetts, USA

Deepika Nair
Training Delivery Manager - AWS Training and Certification
Chennai, India

Mohammad Mizanur Rahman
CTO, Brain Station 23
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Ashan Fernando
Solutions Architect, 99x
Colombo, SriLanka


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