SQLSaturday 628

Baton Rouge, United States

SQLSaturday is a free training event for Microsoft Data Platform professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server, Business Intelligence and Analytics. This event will be held on Jul 29 2017 at LSU College of Business - Business Education Complex, Nicholson Drive Ext, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70803, United States

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Welcome to SQLSaturday

SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. Admittance to this event is free, and most costs are covered by donations and sponsorships. At some events you will have the option to pay for lunch at the time of registration. Please register soon as seating is limited, and let friends and colleagues know about the event.

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Welcome to SQLSaturday Baton Rouge 2017!

Free SQL Server, SharePoint and .NET training and more!

 

For the 9th year, SQLSaturday Baton Rouge is coming to LSU!

SQLSaturday is a global event to bring Information Technology speakers and professionals together for a community-driven, community-attended free day of technical training. The Baton Rouge SQLSaturday event is sponsored by the Baton Rouge SQL Server and .NET User Groups, and will be our annual event on campus at LSU. We expect 600+ regional IT professionals and national speakers to join us. This free conference is open to the public and is perfect for students, CIO's, database administrators, developers, IT managers, server admins and job-seekers. 

What

An all day FREE training event with SQL Server, Development and SharePoint related sessions spread out over multiple tracks of Business Intelligence, Database Administration, SQL Development, SharePoint, IT Pro and .NET development. 

 

Who Attends SQLSaturday? 

Folks with the following skillsets are drawn to SQL Saturday Baton Rouge because of the professional networking, free training, and giveaways:

  • SQL Server Administrators
  • Business Intelligence Developers
  • Data Analysts
  • ETL Developers
  • C#/VB.NET Developers
  • Mobile Developers
  • Windows Server Admins
  • SharePoint Architects
  • SharePoint Developers
  • Network Administrators
  • Quality Assurance Analysts
  • IT Managers
  • Students
  • Project Managers
  • Hiring Managers
  • Jobseekers of all levels of experience
  • Students
  • CIO's
  • CEO's

When:

Saturday, July 29, 2017. Online registration is now open, but it is filling up fast so reserve your spot now. Attendee check-in will begin at 8:00 AM first sessions beginning at 9:15 AM. A full list of session tracks and schedule is available.

Where:

Our event will be hosted at the new LSU College of Business building, next door to our previous location on LSU Campus.  LSU's new gem of a building gives us up to 17 classrooms, a large atrium and a 300-seat auditorium for our keynote and prize giveaways! 

Louisiana State University
Business Education Complex
Nicholson Drive Extension
Baton Rouge, La. 70803

 

Sponsorship Info:

Complete sponsorship information available soon. Register as a sponsor here.


Pre-Con Info:

Our ONLY PreCon for SQLSat Baton Rouge this year features an ALL DAY Deep Dive into PowerBI with Adam Saxton (Guy in a Cube video series) and Patrick Leblanc of Microsoft! Bring your laptop, grab a cup of coffee and get ready to learn.
See the high-level agenda below:
Preparing Your Organization for Power BI,
To Data Warehouse or Not,
Introduction to the Power BI Desktop,
Introduction to the Power BI Service,
Connecting to and Refreshing Data,
Power BI meets Cortana,
Near real-time Dashboards

Early Bird Pricing Available! Register Today for the Pre-Con on Friday, July 28!

Volunteer Info:

If you're interested in helping put on this great event, register for the event and check the volunteer box. We will be in touch as the event gets closer!

 

Hotel Info:

We have two confirmed hotel partners as of June 9. Please note our Friday evening banquet location has changed and may not be as close to downtown hotels as in past years.

Hotel Name: Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center

http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/B/BTRCPHF-SQLS-20170725/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
Group Name: SQL SATURDAY
Group Code: SQLS


Hotel Name: Hampton Inn & Suites Baton Rouge Downtown

http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/B/BTRDNHX-SPR-20170729/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
Group Name: 2017 SQL Saturday 
Group Code: SPR



Twitter info:

The event hash tag is #sqlsatbr. Note that #SQLSatLA is for Los Angeles. :)

Follow the official SQL Saturday Baton Rouge twitter account at @SQLSatBR!

The Baton Rouge Chapter of PASS tweets at @BRSSUG

Facebook: Facebook.com/SQLSaturdayBR

 

 

SQL Saturday #628 is presented by the Baton Rouge Chapter of the Professional Association for SQL Server, the Baton Rouge SQL Server User Group. Also involved are the Baton Rouge .NET User Group, and Baton Rouge IT Pros User Group. The event is brought to you by numerous amazing sponsors.

 

 

 

 

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Event news

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017

    All speakers-We are still looking for confirmations for a number of speakers, and will replace you soon unless we hear from you. The deadline for confirming your speaker selection is this Friday. If we haven't heard from you via email, please get in touch!Check your PASS email account for an email from sqlsaturday628@sqlsaturday.com on June 9 and reply ASAP.And of course,

  • Friday, June 9, 2017

    Our hotel info is updated on the #SQLSatBR website, we have two different Hilton properties to choose from!Please note our Friday event for speakers/sponsors will be at a different location this year, not as close to downtown as in past.

  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    Announcing our SQLSat 2017 PRECON!Register today for our pre-con training event: Power BI: From the Desktop to the Enterprise ALL DAY w/ Microsoft expertsFriday, July 28, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)

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