The Ultimate Guide To AWS re:Invent 2015
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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

https://www.datapipe.com/blog/2015/09/24/an-aws-reinvent-survival-guide/

https://www.loggly.com/blog/topic/general/

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

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/aws-re-invent-2015-official/id1037150617?mt=8

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.amazon.reinvent

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

AWS Booth

Developer Lounge

Customer Quote Wall

IoT Pavillion

Partner pavilion

Startup Pavilion

Amazon Echo

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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