This year our friends at Cloudability, Cloudacademy DataPipe & Loggly have covered all the basics on how to survive AWS re:Invent so this year we are focusing on the new Official Event App. Check out the great blog posts here:-
http://blog.cloudability.com/reinvent-2015 survival guide
AWS re:Invent 2015 Event App
The event app will feature details on the exciting keynotes, new product announcements, technical sessions, training and certification, a partner expo, after-hours activities and more. Download the mobile app to see the agenda, search the session catalogue, find maps, network with other attendees, and access your re:Invent account/schedule.
AWS re:Invent 2015 Event App Download – Itunes & Google Play
Event App Mobile Game – Tips on how to Play!
Attendees can use Mobile Gamification to compete for points and qualify for prizes. The game ends at 12 pm on Friday, October 9. Everyone gets something for playing, pick up your token at the SWAG desk. There are daily winners, random winners and overall winners at the end of the game based on the leader board. The more qualifying activities you do the more points your acquire.
As I write this post there is a staggering 23475 registered people (I assume this represents AWS registrations), my points are 75 and My Rank is 349/23476
Points are allocated for completing different activities in the following groups.
Social Climber. Points Range 10-50
- Actives include adding your profile, twitter posts, Facebook posts ect.
Cloud Ninja. Points Range 10-300
- Completing session evaluations, AWS Certifications, attending hands-on labs and attending partner theatre sessions
Night Owl. Points Range 200-300
- This includes the Welcome reception, RePlay party and Pub Crawl Events.
Explorer Points Range 400 per Visit
- Attend key Booths at the Event and score big. See list below
The Highest Point Earners
Key Events Booths – 400 Points
Customer Quote Wall
Partner Booths – 400 Points
CliQr – Booth # 803
CloudMGR – Booth #450
Commvault – Booth #806
IlIumino – Booth #1033
Megaport – Booth #217
Site24x7 – Booth #432
Twillio – Booth #406
Other – 300 Points
Networking – Connect with others via the App using your QR code
Events – Attending key events
Certifications – Gain AWS certifications
As you can see this AWS re:Invent will be bigger & more fun than ever. Look forward to seeing you there!
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