Akamai Edge Conference Ways To Learn

Ways to Learn

You have total control of your Edge learning opportunities! Mix and match throughout the week for a customized experience that works for your needs, your goals and your schedule.


Akamai University Training (Workshops): Oct. 9-10

Pre-Conference Akamai University sessions target the nuts and bolts of using the Akamai platform across solutions for faster sites, better reporting, image management, and much more. A must-attend for all Akamai administrators, these full-day programs now offer beginner and advanced level learning classes. (Good to know: Akamai Premium Support customers receive unlimited AU seats and two complimentary Edge conference passes!)

Courses offered on-site at EDGE 2017:

  • Introduction to mPulse - Akamai U
  • Web Performance Solutions
  • Kona Site Defender Configure and Maintain
  • Media Delivery Solutions
  • Advanced Web Performance Deep Dives (various)
  • Bot Manager

Edge Ways to Learn: Oct. 11-13

EDGE Breakout Sessions

Breakout sessions and industry forums put attendees in front of the most knowledgeable, experienced and fascinating innovators in the worldwide Akamai network. That means sessions not just about how to use Akamai to further enhance your online business, but about relevant topics from other business and IT leaders who live your business every day. Over 100 sessions are totally customized for business leaders, IT leaders, security leaders, developers and systems admins. Topics will cover:

  • Cloud & Digital Transformation
  • Global Expansion
  • Audience Acquisition & Retention
  • Mobile & APIs
  • Engaging Experiences (Images & Video)
  • Exceptional Viewer Experiences
  • Security (Cloud & Enterprise)
  • Monitoring & Analytics
  • OTT
  • Workflow Simplification
  • DevOps
  • Use Akamai Better!

Expert & Peer Meet Ups

Meet-ups will address both business trends and job challenges in an intimate environment allowing for more targeted conversations specific to you, facilitated by Akamai and your peers!

Hands-On Labs

Visit the Hands-On Labs area of the Developer Zone and dive into the latest Akamai technologies, including web performance, media, and more. Don’t worry, if you can’t tackle all of the tutorials, we’ll have a printed book for to you take home. For every hands-on lab you complete, you will also get points to be redeemed for awesome swag at the Developer Zone Swag Exchange! Here are just some of the tutorials we’ll have available:

  • Getting Started with Akamai
  • Image Manager
  • Advanced Functionality with Custom Behaviors, Variables, and PAPI
  • mPulse
  • Authentication and Provisioning
  • Diagnostic Tools API
  • Purge API
  • Property Manager API

Industry-Focused Lunches

Each industry faces its own set of unique challenges and with those come great opportunities! During the Edge industry lunches you will hear first-hand how others in your space are handling these challenges and opportunities, best practices, trends to avoid and more. Industries covered: Financial Services, Commerce, Gaming and High Tech Industries.
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Expert Bar Appointments

Need a little extra support for burning questions? Belly on up to the EDGE Expert Bar and make an appointment with one of our specialists on duty!
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Product Roadmaps

Thursday, October 12. Come hear what’s in store for the Akamai solutions you currently use, and the ones you are currently contemplating to make sure you fully understand Akamai’s product roadmaps and how to best work together for future success. Extended roadmaps for 2017!
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6th Annual NetAlliance Partner Summit

Tuesday, October 10. Join the 2017 gathering of NetAlliance Partners from around the globe for this one day, invitation-only event. Akamai executives and NetAlliance Partners will gather for collaboration on sales strategies for the coming year. Partners will learn about the most recent product developments and roadmaps, NetAlliance Partner Program enhancements and participate in partner strategy discussion.
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NetAlliance Partner Sessions

Wednesday – Thursday, October 11 – Two sessions specifically designed for our NetAlliance partners. These sessions will to take a deep-dive into program enhancements, as well as product sessions where partners will walk away with clear next steps actions on how to grow their business with Akamai.
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