Schedule

Here is our schedule for the upcoming event. We've done our best to provide a good mix of topics and skill levels, we hope you'll find something of interest throughout the day. Our thanks to the speakers listed below for volunteering their time, we couldn't do it without them. If there are schedule changes we will make them here as they happen. We encourage you to check back a few days before the event just in case we have had to move one of your favorite sessions.

Note: Some speakers alternately upload their sessions to their own blog sites, which you can locate their site when you click on their session below.

Start TimeTrack 1 - Room: Blue RoomTrack 2 - Room: Green RoomTrack 3 - Room: Yellow Room
08:00 AMChris Shaw

Welcome

Level: Beginner
Chris Shaw

Welcome

Level: Beginner
Chris Shaw

Welcome

Level: Beginner
8:15 AMChris Shaw

Networking Session 1

Level: Beginner
Chris Shaw

Networking Session 2

Level: Beginner
Chris Shaw

Networking Session 3

Level: Beginner
8:45 AMSteve Jones

The Modern Resume - Building Your Brand

Level: Beginner

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Dean Richards

Best Practices for SQL Server on VMWare

Level: Beginner

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Chris Randall

"Beyond BIDS" - Caring for and Feeding a SQL Serve

Level: Beginner

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9:45 AMNetworking Session 4 Networking Session 4

Networking Session 4

Level: Beginner
Networking Session 5 Networking Session 5

Networking Session 5

Level: Beginner
Networking Session 6 Networking Session 6

Networking Session 6

Level: Beginner
10:15 AMWilliam Pearson

Becoming DAX: An Introduction

Level: Beginner

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Tom Norman

Policy Based Management

Level: Intermediate

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Meredith Ryan-Smith

Helpdesk to DBA in 60-ish minutes

Level: Beginner

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11:15 AMLunch\Meet the experts\WIT Lunch\Meet the experts\WIT

Lunch\Meet the experts\WIT

Level: Beginner
Lunch\Meet the experts\WIT Lunch\Meet the experts\WIT

Lunch\Meet the experts\WIT 2

Level: Beginner
Lunch\Meet the experts\WIT Lunch\Meet the experts\WIT

Lunch\Meet the experts\WIT 3

Level: Beginner
12:15 PMBill Fellows

45 new 2005/2008 TSQL features in 45 minutes

Level: Beginner

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Doug Lane

Make it fast, make it pretty (SSRS)

Level: Beginner

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Gabriel Villa

Securing your SQL Server

Level: Beginner

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1:15 PMBreak Break

Break 1

Level: Beginner
Break Break

Break 2

Level: Beginner
Break Break

Break 3

Level: Beginner
1:30 PMMark Halstead

SQL Server Performance tuning

Level: Intermediate

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Glenn Berry

Hardware 201: Selecting Database Hardware

Level: Intermediate

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Randy Knight

Visual Studio 2010 Database Projects

Level: Beginner

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2:30 PMNetworking Networking

Networking 7

Level: Beginner
Networking Networking

Networking 8

Level: Beginner
Networking Networking

Networking 9

Level: Beginner
3:00 PMBreak Break

Break 4

Level: Beginner
Break Break

Break 5

Level: Beginner
Break Break

Break 6

Level: Beginner
3:15 PMCarlos Bossy

A Data Mining Solution

Level: Beginner

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Ted Malone

Managing the Data Tier Application Lifecycle

Level: Intermediate

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TJ Belt

Documentation. You know you love it

Level: Beginner

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4:15 PMNetworking Networking

Networking 10

Level: Beginner
Networking Networking

Networking 11

Level: Beginner
Networking Networking

Networking 12

Level: Beginner


Submitted Sessions

Here is the list of sessions submitted so far. Our goal is to feature as many different speakers and topics as possible, but space limitations prevent us from accepting every session. This list is also a great way for those thinking about speaking to see what might be on the agenda and enter a session that doesn't collide with an existing one.

TitleSpeakerLevel
"Beyond BIDS" - Caring for and Feeding a SQL ServeChris RandallBeginner
45 new 2005/2008 TSQL features in 45 minutesBill FellowsBeginner
A Data Mining SolutionCarlos BossyBeginner
Attribute Discretization in Analysis Services (BI)William PearsonIntermediate
Become a Bilingual DBA! Oracle for the SQL Server Randy KnightIntermediate
Become a Bilingual DBA! Oracle for the SQL Server Randy KnightBeginner
Becoming DAX: An IntroductionWilliam PearsonBeginner
Becoming DAX: An IntroductionWilliam PearsonBeginner
Best Practices for SQL Server on VMWareDean RichardsBeginner
Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS via Best PracticesWilliam PearsonIntermediate
Break 1Break BreakBeginner
Break 2Break BreakBeginner
Break 3Break BreakBeginner
Break 4Break BreakBeginner
Break 5Break BreakBeginner
Break 6Break BreakBeginner
Compliance, Auditing and Encryption in Sql ServerTom NormanIntermediate
Database "Insecurity"David MoutrayIntermediate
Design and Implement BI Like Edison! William PearsonBeginner
Documentation. You know you love itTJ BeltBeginner
Documenting Your Integrated Microsoft BI Solution William PearsonIntermediate
Dr. DMV: How to Use Dynamic Management ViewsGlenn BerryIntermediate
Entity Strategies: Structuring Your ConsultancyWilliam PearsonBeginner
Foundations of a Microsoft BI ArchitectureCarlos BossyIntermediate
Fundamental T-SQL DevelopmentGabriel VillaBeginner
Getting started with CLR for fun and profitBill FellowsBeginner
Getting Started with MDXWilliam PearsonBeginner
Getting to Know Your DBJason BrimhallBeginner
Hardware 201: Selecting Database HardwareGlenn BerryIntermediate
Helpdesk to DBA in 60-ish minutesMeredith Ryan-SmithBeginner
High Availability & Disaster RecoveryMark HalsteadIntermediate
Lunch\Meet the experts\WITLunch\Meet the experts\WIT Lunch\Meet the experts\WITBeginner
Lunch\Meet the experts\WIT 2Lunch\Meet the experts\WIT Lunch\Meet the experts\WITBeginner
Lunch\Meet the experts\WIT 3Lunch\Meet the experts\WIT Lunch\Meet the experts\WITBeginner
Make it fast, make it pretty (SSRS)Doug LaneBeginner
Managing the Data Tier Application LifecycleTed MaloneIntermediate
Many-to-Many: Multiple Calendars in a Single CubeWilliam PearsonAdvanced
Networking 10Networking NetworkingBeginner
Networking 11Networking NetworkingBeginner
Networking 12Networking NetworkingBeginner
Networking 7Networking NetworkingBeginner
Networking 8Networking NetworkingBeginner
Networking 9Networking NetworkingBeginner
Networking Session 1Chris ShawBeginner
Networking Session 2Chris ShawBeginner
Networking Session 3Chris ShawBeginner
Networking Session 4Networking Session 4 Networking Session 4Beginner
Networking Session 5Networking Session 5 Networking Session 5Beginner
Networking Session 6Networking Session 6 Networking Session 6Beginner
Policy Based ManagementTom NormanIntermediate
Production Virtual Sql Server, My First!Tom NormanIntermediate
Securing your SQL ServerGabriel VillaBeginner
Special Networking Event # 1Kat MeadowsBeginner
Special Networking Event # 2Kat MeadowsBeginner
Special Networking Event # 3Kat MeadowsBeginner
Special Networking Event # 4Kat MeadowsBeginner
Special Networking Event # 5Kat MeadowsBeginner
Special Networking Event # 6Kat MeadowsBeginner
SQL Server Performance tuningMark HalsteadIntermediate
Sun Tzu and the Art of Software DevelopmentDavid MoutrayIntermediate
Test Driven Development in T-SQLDavid MoutrayIntermediate
The Modern Resume - Building Your BrandSteve JonesBeginner
Using Data Compression to Improve PerformanceGlenn BerryIntermediate
Visual Studio 2010 Database Projects Randy KnightBeginner
Visual Studio 2010 Database Projects Randy KnightIntermediate
WelcomeChris ShawBeginner
WelcomeChris ShawBeginner
WelcomeChris ShawBeginner
Work/Life Balance? Just A Myth?Meredith Ryan-SmithBeginner


Suggested Sessions

Thinking about participating as a speaker but no ideas for the topic? Often our attendees will have an idea for you! Or, submit a suggestion of your own.

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