Unlock Your Factory’s Potential: An Inside Look at Amazon Web Services re:Invent 2023

by Scot Wlodarczak | on

Manufacturing is undergoing a revolution. The latest cloud technologies are enabling manufacturers to optimize operations, reduce costs, and create new revenue streams. At Amazon Web Services re:Invent 2023, happening November 27th to December 1st in Las Vegas, Nevada, attendees will get an inside look at how leading manufacturers are using Amazon Web Services cloud technology to transform their operations, create software defined products for new customer experiences, and accelerate their sustainability initiatives. Come to Las Vegas for a week of inspiring keynotes, educational workshops and bootcamps, and plenty of peer-to-peer networking opportunities.

We will also have an engaging virtual program for those who cannot join us in person. The virtual re:Invent will include a livestream of keynotes and innovation talks, access to breakout sessions, and more. For more information or to register for the in-person, or virtual re:Invent, visit the  Register page .

Event highlight: Generative AI drives innovation

Generative AI will be front and center this year. The draft of this blog was created using generative AI services from Amazon Web Services! Amazon Web Services industrial customers and beyond, will share how they are delivering business value from real-world generative AI applications in breakout sessions throughout the week. Amazon Web Services leaders Adam Selipsky, Dr. Werner Vogels, and Swami Sivasubramanian will provide the latest updates on the world of generative AI, and there will also be workshops and interactive demos providing the opportunity to engage directly with generative AI experts to see how generative AI can help industrial companies truly innovate.

re:Invent 2023 promises to showcase the art of possible for industrial companies through customer examples, demos, and displays. Through a variety of sessions and interactive demos in the expo hall, attendees will see how manufacturers are using Amazon Web Services Services, Amazon Web Services Solutions, and Amazon Web Services Partner solutions to increase productivity, improve supply chain resiliency, and delight their customers with new digital experiences. Here’s a sneak peek of what attendees can expect.

The Amazon Web Services Industrial Demo Area: A digital transformation launchpad

The Amazon Web Services Industrial Demo Area in the Expo at the Venetian Hotel will highlight key use cases manufacturers can rapidly enable with the cloud – from smart operations to predictive maintenance. Find us in the Amazon Web Services Industries Pavilion in the back left of the main expo hall.

The expo demo area will showcase Amazon Web Services technologies including Industrial IoT, machine learning, and generative AI. The area centerpiece is an interactive Smart Factory demo machine that demonstrates how manufacturers can start their cloud journey by creating a data strategy to securely ingest machine PLC data, operational data, and IT data into Amazon Web Services. You can also explore hands-on demos showcasing smart connected products, product engineering, sustainability, supply chain and more. You can also check out demos from leading Amazon Web Services Partners like Siemens, Belden, and InfluxData to see how their solutions running on Amazon Web Services can benefit your operations.

Expert-Led sessions tailored to manufacturing

A dedicated manufacturing track, and nearly 80 tagged manufacturing sessions , will provide real-world examples of how leading manufacturers are digitally transforming with Amazon Web Services. Sessions will focus on implemented customer use cases and how Amazon Web Services offerings speed innovation and digital transformation for manufacturers.

The manufacturing track will include:

  • Breakout sessions with customers like Ferrari, Panasonic Energy, Northvolt, Autodesk, and Heidelberger Druckmaschinen
  • Chalk-talks for technical deep dives
  • Workshops and Builders’ Sessions for hands-on experience
  • A Lightning Talk in the expo hall featuring customer NXP

Innovation Session reveals what’s possible with manufacturing

Wendy Bauer, Vice President and General Manager, Manufacturing and Automotive at Amazon Web Services, will also host an innovation session AUT207-INT, “Manufacturing and Mobility Innovation in the Cloud”, on Tuesday November 28th from 11 am-12 pm in the Venetian. She’ll discuss how industrial companies are leveraging the cloud to optimize operations, accelerate time-to-market, and generate new revenue streams. The innovation session will provide an inside look at how Siemens accelerates innovation in their factory automation offerings on Amazon Web Services, and how Honda uses Amazon Web Services to accelerate innovation across product development, supply chain, and manufacturing.

Build your experience

If you are in manufacturing, or any industrial company, plan to attend re:Invent 2023, and be sure to do the following:

  • Visit the re:Invent 2023 website to learn everything you need to know about the event, including the latest updates.
  • Register to attend either in person or virtually.
  • Use the Amazon Web Services Industrial Attendee Guide to create a custom agenda, and build your experience at the show.
  • Review the Generative AI program for information on thought leadership sessions and workshops on Generative AI.
  • While you’re in Las Vegas, stop by the Industries Pavilion at the Expo Hall located in The Venetian to learn more about Amazon Web Services manufacturing and industrial solutions.

Amazon Web Services re:Invent 2023 promises to be the must-attend event for manufacturing leaders looking to transform their business. We hope to see you there!