The Summit

Bringing together technology executives, representatives from Amazon Web Services and the surrounding ecosystem of tools and services. The purpose of this summit is to network, share ideas and have impactful conversations about how others are implementing Cloud in their organisations, our Canadian Cloud community and the DevOps transformation.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

The Vancouver Convention Centre, East Meeting Room 1, Vancouver

7:00 AM - 1:30 PM

This half day conference will include breakfast, lunch, keynote talks, a panel discussion and connection to prominent Cloud community partners.

This is a non-profit event, ticket proceeds will be donated to Ladies Learning Code, a not-for-profit empowering women and youth across Canada to learn to code.

7:00 am - 8:00 am: Registration & Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:40 am: Welcome Note & First Session of Talks
Chris Munns, AWS
Bill Davis, New Relic
 Augusto Rosa, shomi
9:40 am - 10:00 am: Coffee Break
10:00 am - 11:30 am: Second Session of Talks
Tom Duggan, Samsung
 Darragh Kennedy, Lonely Planet
Goran (Kima) Kimovski, TriNimbus
11:30 am - 12:15 pm: Lunch
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm: Third Session & Conclusion
Andrew Bobic, YVR Airport Authority
Security & Compliance Panel Discussion



Chris Munns
Business Development Manager, DevOps
Amazon Web Services

DevOps @ Amazon: Microservices, 2 pizza teams, and 50 million deploys a year

Darragh Kennedy
Head of Cloud Services
Lonely Planet

Build Products Not Data Centres

Andrew Bobic
Technical Product Manager (Contractor)
YVR Airport Authority

U.S. Border Security: A Journey from a YVR Hosted Solution to the Amazon Cloud

Augusto Rosa
Director Of Infrastructure

Shomi's Journey to AWS: Lessons learned, best practices & challenges 

Tom Duggan
Director of technical operations

DevOps at Samsung: Practical Use in a Mobile & Global World

Goran Kimovski
Chief Cloud architect

Beyond Virtualization: IT in a world of software defined "everything"

Jessie Adcock
Chief Digital Officer / Acting Chief Information Officer
City of Vancouver


Mark Nunnikoven
Vice President, Cloud Research
Trend Micro


Stephen Coty
Chief Security Evangelist
Alert Logic


Jarrod Levitan
Chief Cloud Officer

Opening Message & Panel Moderator


Host Sponsor

gold sponsor

Whether you’re already moved or just getting ready to migrate to the cloud, New Relic can help you improve the performance and end-user experience of your business-critical applications. With our latest monitoring capabilities, you can get more context around your Amazon EC2 instances and see more clearly how applications are performing throughout your infrastructure. New Relic can be used throughout the entire software life cycle, providing key stakeholders (Dev, Test, Ops, line of business and Executives) real time analytics to make better decisions, faster.

Silver Sponsors

Console Inc., an IIX company, was founded to change the way enterprises connect to their customers, vendors, and partners. Console’s enterprise software and interconnection platform enables both network-to-network and enterprise-to-enterprise collaboration globally. The Console platform provides enhanced network security, improved performance, and faster business-to-business direct connect.

As a global leader in IT security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. With over 25 years of security expertise, we’re recognized as the market leader in server security, cloud security, and small business content security.

Alert Logic’s Security-as-a-Service solution delivers deep security insight and continuous protection for cloud, hybrid, and on-premises data centers. Providing application, system, and network protection from the cloud, the Alert Logic solution analyzes over 450 million events and identifies 60,000 security incidents monthly for over 3,000 customers worldwide.

Bronze Sponsor

CloudCheckr is a unified cloud optimization and analytics platform that helps you govern your AWS environment.  With its cost optimization, security monitoring and best practices, CloudCheckr simplifies cloud infrastructures to assure users transform their AWS deployments. Learn how leading enterprises are turning chaos into clarity by visiting us at