SQLSaturday 865

Melbourne, Australia

PASS SQLSaturday is a free training event for professionals who use the Microsoft data platform. These community events offer content across data management, cloud and hybrid architecture, analytics, business intelligence, AI, and more. This event will be held on Jun 15 2019 at Northcote Town Hall, 189 High Street, Northcote , Northcote, Victoria, 3070, Australia

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Welcome to SQL Saturday Melbourne 2019

SQL Saturday runs over 2 days (14 - 15 June 2019). Day 1 has the choice of two paid PreCon events, whereas Day 2 is the free Community Event. Details are below:

Redgate SQL in the City Summit

Power BI - Everything about the Data, from Rookie to Rockstar

We are partnering with Redgate and their international "SQL in the City Summit" event.

SQL in the City Summit Melbourne brings together database, IT, operations, and development leaders together to discuss Compliant Database DevOps. Stay ahead of the competition and discuss what's needed to effectively balance the demand for delivering software faster, while protecting and preserving business critical data.

The event agenda includes thought provoking sessions presented by world class speakers, engaging panel discussions with industry peers, plus time for networking.

Discover why DevOps has been adopted by many successful organizations across various industries, learn about the benefits of Database DevOps, and understand how best to implement this positive shift in your IT team.

If you lead an IT team or manage databases on Microsoft's Data Platform register for the Summit to understand how Redgate is helping leaders like you to deliver value quicker and keep their data safe.


  There is Early Bird pricing available until 3 May, 2019

Early Bird Price  :  $250 per attendee
Regular Price  :  $350 per attendee

Details and bookings can be made HERE

In this one day workshop, you will learn Power BI modeling and data preparation from beginner to advance. You will learn how to use Power BI for simple data analysis situations as well as complex business intelligence scenarios. You will learn about using Power Query and the formula language (M) for data preparation and transformation. You will also learn about relationships, and modeling in Power BI, and DAX which is the calculation engine for Power BI.

This course is full of live demos of real-world challenges of data modeling and how to solve it using Power BI. Modules include, but not limited to:

  • Module 1: Data preparation using Power Query
  • Module 2: Advanced Data transformations
  • Module 3: M: Power Query formula language
  • Module 4: Data Modelling in Power BI, Everything you need to know about Relationships
  • Module 5: DAX and Calculations in Power BI

This is a data modeling module of the world-famous Power BI training from Rookie to Rock Star by the book author; Reza Rad.


  There is Early Bird pricing available until 15 May, 2019

Early Bird Price  :  $265 per attendee
Regular Price  :  $365 per attendee

Details and bookings can be made HERE

Both events will be held at the same Location:

Multicultural Hub Level 1, 506 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Note that as we are a small not-for-profit incorporated association, we are not GST registered and therefore do not issue Tax Receipts for these registrations. We can provide a non-GST receipt on request.


Community Day

The main event on Saturday, 15 June will be held again at Northcote Town Hall.

Public Transport to Northcote Town Hall

Northcote Town Hall is located at 189 High Street, Northcote, VIC 3070 

Free parking is limited around Northcote Town Hall, so we encourage using public transport to get to the event.

  • By train:
    • Northcote Town Hall is a short walk from Merri or Northcote Stations on the South Morang line or from Westgarth Station on the Hurstbridge line.
  • By tram:
    • 86 tram between the Waterfront City, Docklands and Bundoora RMIT will take you directly to the venue, get off at stop 31.

For those travelling to Melbourne for the event, you will need to purchase a Myki Card for use on all public transport. Details can be found on the PTV website.

Community Celebration

In the SQL Server community, we like to have fun as well as learn more about the product. So, thanks to our generous sponsors, we will also be hosting an "after-party" at a venue to be announced soon.

If you'd like to come along for a post-event refreshment then make sure you check the box on your registration to "Attend post event social".

We do ask however that you keep this option up to date with your plans. You can edit your registration by signing into your PASS profile by clicking on your name at the top of the event page and selecting mySQLSaturday -> Show Upcoming Events.

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What is a PASS SQLSaturday?

PASS SQLSaturdays are local events organized by PASS community members around the world. PASS is a not-for-profit association for data professionals who leverage the Microsoft Data Platform, offering interactive learning built by community and guided by trusted data experts.

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