Training & Certification

Next ’17 is the perfect opportunity to sharpen your skills or even get Google Certified. Choose from bootcamps, onsite certification, or Codelabs to round out your learning experience.

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Go deeper and learn more by attending full-day training bootcamps on the Monday and/or Tuesday before Next ’17. These interactive-rich sessions will include demonstrations, hands-on coding labs, and expert Googler facilitation.

One day: $500 / Two days: $800

Sign up for Bootcamps
  • Serverless Machine Learning with Cloud ML

    During this bootcamp you’ll learn machine learning (ML) and Tensorflow concepts, and develop hands-on skills in developing, evaluating, and productionizing ML models.

  • From Data to Insights with BigQuery

    Study data management and advanced analytics using BigQuery’s Standard SQL language. Plus, you’ll learn to integrate BigQuery with other Google tools, including Cloud ML and Data Studio 360.

  • IoT: Collecting and Analyzing Streaming Sensor Data on GCP

    Learn the basics of hardware device interfaces, sensor modules, and sensor data analytics on Google Cloud Platform.

  • Securing Your Environments on GCP

    Spend the day learning about best practices for securing Google Cloud Platform resources.

  • Deploying & Managing Windows® Workloads on GCP

    During this bootcamp you’ll learn to deploy and manage Windows® workloads on Google Cloud Platform. Monday only

  • Kubernetes Kickstart

    Learn how to containerize workloads, deploy them to Google Container Engine clusters, scale them to handle increased traffic, and continuously deploy to provide application updates.


Become a Google Certified Professional and show the world that you can design, develop, manage, and administer application infrastructure and data solutions on Google Cloud technology. Onsite testing services are available with flexible hours throughout the event.

Next ’17 attendees can register and pay online to reserve their time slot. Registration and payment services are also available at the Training and Certification Information Desk in Lobby L1 of Moscone Center West.

Test Center Location: If you are registered, please proceed to the Second Level of the San Francisco Marriott Marquis.

Certified Professional

Cloud Architect

Demonstrate your proficiency to design, build, and manage solutions on Google Cloud Platform. Learn more


Certified Professional

Data Engineer (Beta)

Demonstrate your proficiency to design and build data processing systems and create machine learning models on Google Cloud Platform. Learn more


*Please note that the cost for the certification exam is not included in your Next ’17 registration. Certification exam registration and payment is separate from conference registration. Seating is limited. Please bring your Test Taker Authorization Code, two forms of ID, and your Next ’17 badge when you check in.


Get coding experience overseen by Google technical experts. Codelabs provide guided, hands-on, self-paced tutorials that teach you how to take advantage of the latest cloud products, machine learning APIs, and productivity based applications.

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