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 Time BI (Auditorium 1) - Room: Room: 1102BI - Room: Room: 1402BI - Room: Room: 1406DBA - Room: Room: 1404DBA (Auditorium 2) - Room: Room: 1202Personal Dev & Azure - Room: Room: 1400
09:00 AMJohn Welch

Moving Big Data - SSIS, Pig, and Sqoop

Level: Beginner
Mike Milligan

DMX - Data Mining Extensions

Level: Intermediate

Mike Davis

MDXplosion! Intro To MDX

Level: Beginner
Charles Gaddy

Global Address Data: Storage and Verification

Level: Intermediate

Jeffrey Garbus

Indexing for performance

Level: Intermediate
Hari Reddy

SQL Server VS SQL Azure

Level: Beginner

10:15 AMBradley Schacht

Introduction to SSAS

Level: Beginner
Rafael Salas

Waiter, There's a Fly In My Data

Level: Intermediate
Christopher Price

Building an ETL Framework with SSIS 2012

Level: Intermediate
Jonathon Moorman

Database Projects - An Introduction

Level: Intermediate

Jorge Segarra

What is a BI DBA?

Level: Intermediate

Pam Shaw

Tips & Tricks for dynamic SSRS Reports

Level: Beginner

12:00 PMJavier Guillen

Principles of BISM Tabular Modeling

Level: Intermediate
Mike Davis

Complex DAX Functions

Level: Intermediate
Melissa Coates

Dashboards...How To Choose Which MSBI Tool

Level: Beginner
Timothy McAliley

A Walk Around the SQL Server 2012 Audit Feature

Level: Intermediate

Ed Watson

Backup Strategies are for Losers!

Level: Beginner

Adam Jorgensen

Roping the Elephant - Hadoop and BI Live!

Level: Intermediate
01:15 PMJason Thomas

GeoSpatial Analytics Using Microsoft BI

Level: Beginner

Steven Wake

ABCs of CDC with SSIS 2012

Level: Intermediate

Jose L. Rivera

Predictive Analytics at your fingertips

Level: Beginner
Robert Biddle

Maintaining Indexes in SQL Server

Level: Beginner

Bradley Ball

SQL Internals, Recovery Models, & Backups! OH MY!

Level: Intermediate
Steve Schneider

BI Consultant's Toolkit

Level: Intermediate

02:45 PMDevin Knight

Creating a Power View Reporting Solution

Level: Beginner

Michael Antonovich

Putting Quality Back Into Your Data

Level: Beginner

Shawn Harrison

Intro to SSIS 2012 Deployment Models

Level: Beginner
Arvin Meyer

Database Requirements

Level: Beginner

Scott Gleason

SQL Server Security

Level: Intermediate
Tom Brenneman

Adventures in Job Hunting

Level: Beginner
04:00 PMBrian Knight

Iron Chef - Traditional vs Self Service BI

Level: Intermediate
Gareth Swanepoel

SQL 2012 DMV's & Extended Events

Level: Intermediate
Jorge Novo

ETL Automation Using SSIS

Level: Intermediate

Janis Griffin

Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!

Level: Beginner

Bradley Schacht

SharePoint for the DBA

Level: Intermediate
David Talbot

NoSQL - Couchbase and Map/Reduce

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.

"Versions of the truth" in the era of PowerPivotJavier GuillenIntermediate
A Walk Around the SQL Server 2012 Audit FeatureTimothy McAlileyIntermediate
ABCs of CDC with SSIS 2012Steven WakeIntermediate
Adventures in Job HuntingTom BrennemanBeginner
Back to Basics: SSIS 2012 for BeginnersBradley SchachtBeginner
Backup Strategies are for Losers!Ed WatsonBeginner
Bad, less Bad, not Bad; rewriting bad SQL CodeJeffrey GarbusBeginner
Beyond the Basics - Data Quality ServicesChristopher PriceIntermediate
BI Consultant's ToolkitSteve SchneiderIntermediate
Bringing Cubes to Flat Table LandMichael AntonovichIntermediate
Build a Windows 8 App using SQL AzureDavid LiebmanBeginner
Building a Personal VM LabJorge SegarraBeginner
Building a SSIS Business Rules EngineChristopher PriceAdvanced
Building an ETL Framework with SSIS 2012Christopher PriceIntermediate
Change Data Capture and the Real Time DWLuis FigueroaIntermediate
Complex DAX FunctionsMike DavisIntermediate
Creating a Power View Reporting SolutionDevin KnightBeginner
Dashboards...How To Choose Which MSBI ToolMelissa CoatesBeginner
Data Quality Services Approach to Cleansing Charles GaddyIntermediate
Database Projects - An IntroductionJonathon MoormanIntermediate
Database RequirementsArvin MeyerBeginner
DAX Formulas: Evaluation ContextJavier GuillenIntermediate
Dealing With Errors in SSIS 2012David DyeAdvanced
DMX - Data Mining ExtensionsMike MilliganIntermediate
Do More With Less: Consolidate and VirtualizeJorge SegarraBeginner
Don't Panic, DBAs! Databases on VMware made easy.Janis GriffinIntermediate
ETL Automation Using SSISJorge NovoIntermediate
Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!Janis GriffinBeginner
GeoSpatial Analytics Using Microsoft BIJason ThomasBeginner
Getting started with Master Data Services 2012Luis FigueroaBeginner
Global Address Data: Storage and VerificationCharles GaddyIntermediate
Implementing Auditing in SQL Server 2012David DyeBeginner
Indexing for Join OptimizationJeffrey GarbusAdvanced
Indexing for performanceJeffrey GarbusIntermediate
Inside the Query OptimizerBradley BallIntermediate
Intro to SSIS 2012 Deployment ModelsShawn HarrisonBeginner
Introduction to SSASBradley SchachtBeginner
Iron Chef - Traditional vs Self Service BIBrian KnightIntermediate
Lateral Thinking using SSRSJason ThomasIntermediate
Live Data Loading Techniques Using SSISJorge NovoIntermediate
Maintaining Indexes in SQL ServerRobert BiddleBeginner
Managed Self-Service BIMelissa CoatesIntermediate
Matching and Survivorship Charles GaddyIntermediate
MDXplosion! Intro To MDXMike DavisBeginner
Moving Big Data - SSIS, Pig, and SqoopJohn WelchBeginner
NoSQL - Couchbase and Map/ReduceDavid TalbotBeginner
Policy-Based Management in a NutshellJorge SegarraBeginner
PowerPivot 101Bradley SchachtBeginner
Predictive Analytics at your fingertipsJose L. RiveraBeginner
Principles of BISM Tabular ModelingJavier GuillenIntermediate
Process Automation with SSISRobert BiddleIntermediate
Putting Quality Back Into Your DataMichael AntonovichBeginner
Roping the Elephant - Hadoop and BI Live!Adam JorgensenIntermediate
Roping the Elephant - Hadoop and BI Live!Adam JorgensenIntermediate
SharePoint for the DBABradley SchachtIntermediate
So You Want To Be A Rockstar Report Developer?Melissa CoatesBeginner
SQL 2012 DMV's & Extended EventsGareth SwanepoelIntermediate
SQL Internals, Recovery Models, & Backups! OH MY!Bradley BallIntermediate
SQL Server SecurityScott GleasonIntermediate
SQL Server VS SQL AzureHari ReddyBeginner
SQL Server VS SQL AzureSQL HarryBeginner
SSIS 2012: GenesisDustin RyanBeginner
SSIS 2012: More Than Just a Pretty UISteven WakeBeginner
SSIS 2012: Project Deployment Model End To EndRafael SalasIntermediate
Taking the Scary out of Monster ReportsPam ShawBeginner
Tips & Tricks for dynamic SSRS ReportsPam ShawBeginner
Trimming Indexes Getting Your Database In ShapeBradley BallIntermediate
Unit Testing SSIS PackagesJohn WelchIntermediate
Waiter, There's a Fly In My Data Rafael SalasIntermediate
What is a BI DBA?Jorge SegarraIntermediate
Whats New in T-SQL With SQL Server 2012David DyeBeginner
Why aren't you up here? Speaking and BloggingAdam JorgensenBeginner

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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