Join us for an AWS JAM!

Day: Wednesday, November 9th
Time: 9:00am – 4:15pm; Happy Hour 4:15 – 6:30pm
Location: Acuity HQ, 11710 Plaza America Drive
Suite 700, Reston, VA 20190 (and online)

Join Acuity as we compete in an interactive learning experience to level up our AWS skills and solve a series of increasingly difficult scenarios. All skill levels are welcome. This hands-on format places you in the driver’s seat to make decisions, perform operational tasks, and overcome challenges presented across a variety of cloud use cases. Learning areas focus on in-demand capabilities like Security, Artificial Intelligence (AI), DevOps, Migration Tooling, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Internet of Things (IoT). Teams will go head-to-head, engaging in gamified challenges to earn points and top the leaderboard.


“What we have to learn, we learn by doing” - Aristotle

Join Us!

Who Should Participate?

A Jam is a fun and interactive learning event that equips participants with practical AWS skills and knowledge you can take back and use in your organization. All skill levels are welcome, from newbies to experts.

Acuity employees and clients that are committed to successful cloud adoption and implementation will find this event informative and fun.  Registrants will be equitably distributed across teams. Note that participation is limited to the first 50 registrants.

Build Your Skills Up Prior to the Event!

Here is a list of free videos and courses available to learn more about AWS.

Course Title Length  Location
Introduction to the AWS Management Console 20 minutes AWS SkillBuilder*
Introduction to AWS Identity & Access Management  7 minutes AWS SkillBuilder*
Authentication & Authorization with AWS IAM 10 minutes AWS SkillBuilder*
AWS Cloud Quest: Cloud Practitioner Role-Playing Learning Game Varies AWS SkillBuilder*
YouTube Amazon Intro Videos Playlist 5 videos (3-6 minutes each) YouTube
Udemy Introduction to AWS – One Hour Crash Course  1 hour 6 minutes Udemy**

*You may need a partner account to access these courses for free.
**You need a Udemy account to access these courses (contact your organization’s training manager