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 TimeKeller 2-260 - Room: Keller 2-260Keller 3-115 - Room: Keller 3-115Keller 3-125 - Room: Keller 3-125Keller 3-180 - Room: Keller 3-180Keller 3-210: MVP-MCM - Room: Keller 3-210Rapson 43 - Room: Rapson 43Rapson 45 - Room: Rapson 45Rapson 54 - Room: Rapson 54Rapson 56 - Room: Rapson 56
7:15 AMSQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

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SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

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SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

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SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

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SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

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SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

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SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

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SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

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SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

SQL Saturday Registration/Breakfast

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8:15 AMSQL Saturday Welcome

SQL Saturday Welcome

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SQL Saturday Welcome

SQL Saturday Welcome

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SQL Saturday Welcome

SQL Saturday Welcome

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SQL Saturday Welcome

SQL Saturday Welcome

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SQL Saturday Welcome

SQL Saturday Welcome

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SQL Saturday Welcome

SQL Saturday Welcome

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SQL Saturday Welcome

SQL Saturday Welcome

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SQL Saturday Welcome

SQL Saturday Welcome

Level: Beginner
SQL Saturday Welcome

SQL Saturday Welcome

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8:30 AMJeff Krebsbach

Real Time big data with Microsoft StreamInsight

Level: Beginner
Greg Beaumont

Using Microsoft Tools for Healthcare BI

Level: Beginner

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Jason Horner

Posh Eye for the BI Guy

Level: Beginner
Dan English

Power View - Bringing your Data to Life!

Level: Intermediate

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Robert Davis

Top Features of SQL 2012 Nobody Told You About

Level: Beginner
Hope Foley

Consulting The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Level: Beginner

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David Valentine

Freaky Fast Database Development Tips

Level: Beginner

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Derek Dai

An Intro to Columnstore Indexes in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate

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Kirby Richter

Break it up! Implement Table Partitioning

Level: Intermediate

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10:00 AMEd Leighton-Dick

Practically Normal

Level: Beginner

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Merrill Aldrich

PowerShell 101

Level: Beginner

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David Eichner

SRS Report Builder for Business Intelligence

Level: Beginner
Lara Rubbelke

Big Data

Level: Intermediate

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William E Pearson III

Design and Implement BI Like Edison!

Level: Beginner
Andy Lohn

Beginning TSQL Tips and Tricks

Level: Beginner

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Jason Strate

Getting to Know Index Operation Stats

Level: Advanced
Kyle Neier

Locks, Blocks, and Deadlocks

Level: Intermediate

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Ben Thul

SQL Bonsai - Identifying dead schema

Level: Intermediate

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11:15 AMLunch Break

Topics On A Stick: Powershell

Level: Non-Technical
Lunch Break

Topics On A Stick: SQL In The Cloud & Bkp/Restore

Level: Beginner
Lunch Break

Topics On A Stick: SSAS

Level: Non-Technical
Lunch Break

Topics On A Stick: Disaster Recovery

Level: Non-Technical
Lunch Break

Topics On A Stick: Networking & Mock Interviewing

Level: Non-Technical
Lunch Break

Topics On A Stick: Indexing and Query Tuning

Level: Beginner
Lunch Break

Topics On A Stick: Women In Technology Panel

Level: Non-Technical
Lunch Break

Topics On A Stick: SSRS and SSIS

Level: Non-Technical
Lunch Break

Topics On A Stick: Big Data

Level: Non-Technical
12:45 PMJes Borland

Make Your Voice Heard!

Level: Beginner

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Mark Vaillancourt

MDX Trek: First Contact

Level: Beginner
William E Pearson III

Documenting Your Integrated Microsoft BI Solution

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Selinger

Quest Software Session - TBD

Level: Beginner
Ted Krueger

Merge Replication for Offline Data Mobility

Level: Intermediate
Luke Jian

Anatomy of a Join

Level: Intermediate
Bill Preachuk

Hadoop for the SQL Developer/DBA

Level: Beginner

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Sarita Garg

SQL server 2012 - Contained Database

Level: Intermediate

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Zach Mattson

A Powershell Driven Life

Level: Intermediate

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2:15 PMRoss McNeely

GeoGRAPHY and GeoMETRY Spatial Data Types

Level: Beginner
Aaron King

A Complete BI Solution in About an Hour!

Level: Beginner

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Fazel Haris

Advanced Dimensional Design and Implementation

Level: Intermediate
Aaron Lowe

Writing Professional Database Code

Level: Intermediate
Joseph Sack

Resolving Cardinality Estimate Issues

Level: Intermediate

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Rick Krueger

SSRS: Reporting on Reports

Level: Intermediate

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Merrill Aldrich

PowerShell 101

Level: Beginner

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Mike Donnelly

Advancements in CDC with SSIS in SQL 2012

Level: Beginner

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Jason Thomas

Fast Track to Spatial Reporting

Level: Intermediate
3:45 PMJeff Prom

Master Data Services

Level: Beginner

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Eric Ness

Dimensional Data Model Prototyping With PowerPivot

Level: Intermediate

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Paul Doyle

Real-Time Analytics with SSAS Tabular DirectQuery

Level: Intermediate

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Robert Davis

Recovering from Corruption

Level: Advanced
Jes Borland

The What, Why, and How of Filegroups

Level: Intermediate

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Eric Zierdt

Beginners Guide to Execution Plans

Level: Beginner

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Steve Hughes

A Window into Your Data: Using SQL Window Function

Level: Beginner

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Jason Strate

The Creepy DBA, How to Stalk Your Users

Level: Intermediate
Ira Whiteside

Creating a Metadata Mart w/ SSIS - Data Governance

Level: Intermediate
5:15 PM    SQL Saturday Team

Closing Ceremonies and Raffle

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
(SQL,SSIS,MDS) Adv Fuzzy Matching Roll Your OwnIra WhitesideIntermediate
10 Things all BI System Administrators Should KnowRobert DavisIntermediate
A Complete BI Solution in About an Hour!Aaron KingBeginner
A Powershell Driven LifeZach MattsonIntermediate
A Window into Your Data: Using SQL Window FunctionSteve HughesBeginner
ABCs of CTEsJason StrateBeginner
Accelerating the DBA with PowershellKyle NeierAdvanced
Advanced Charting Techniques in SSRSJason ThomasIntermediate
Advanced Dimensional Design and ImplementationFazel HarisIntermediate
Advancements in CDC with SSIS in SQL 2012Mike DonnellyBeginner
An Intro to Columnstore Indexes in SQL Server 2012Derek DaiIntermediate
Anatomy of a JoinLuke JianIntermediate
Attribute Discretization in Analysis Services 2012William E Pearson IIIBeginner
Automating SQL Server Administration Jes BorlandBeginner
Becoming DAX: An Introduction ...William E Pearson IIIIntermediate
Beginners Guide to Execution PlansEric ZierdtBeginner
Beginning TSQL Tips and TricksAndy LohnBeginner
Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS with Best PracticesWilliam E Pearson IIIIntermediate
Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS with Best PracticesWilliam E Pearson IIIIntermediate
Big DataLara RubbelkeIntermediate
Break it up! Implement Table PartitioningKirby RichterIntermediate
Bridging the Chasm: BI Theory vs. PracticeWilliam E Pearson IIIBeginner
Bridging the Chasm: BI Theory vs. PracticeWilliam E Pearson IIIBeginner
Build A Complete BI App w/PowerPivot & SharePointPaul DoyleBeginner
Building an Ad Hoc BI Solution with Excel 2013Steve HughesBeginner
Closing Ceremonies and RaffleSQL Saturday TeamBeginner
Consulting The Good, The Bad, The UglyHope FoleyBeginner
Creating a Metadata Mart w/ SSIS - Data GovernanceIra WhitesideIntermediate
Custom assemblies for Reporting ServicesJeff KrebsbachIntermediate
Data Mining 101 - An intro to MSSQL Mining ToolsHans JohnsonIntermediate
Data Quality ServicesJeff PromBeginner
Design and Implement BI Like Edison! William E Pearson IIIBeginner
Dimension Modeling Design Patterns: Beyond BasicsJason HornerBeginner
Dimensional Data Model Prototyping With PowerPivotEric NessIntermediate
Discovering the Plan CacheJason StrateIntermediate
Documenting Your Integrated Microsoft BI SolutionWilliam E Pearson IIIIntermediate
Drive Your Way to the DMVJason StrateIntermediate
Entity Strategies: Structuring Your ConsultancyWilliam E Pearson IIIBeginner
Fast Track to Spatial ReportingJason ThomasIntermediate
Freaky Fast Database Development TipsDavid ValentineBeginner
From Here to There: Data Migration TechniquesMerrill AldrichIntermediate
GeoGRAPHY and GeoMETRY Spatial Data TypesRoss McNeelyBeginner
GeoGRAPHY Spatial AnalysisRoss McNeelyAdvanced
GeoMETRY Spatial AnalysisRoss McNeelyIntermediate
Get Involved!Ed Leighton-DickBeginner
Getting Started with MDX: The (Very) BasicsWilliam E Pearson IIIBeginner
Getting to Know Index Operation StatsJason StrateAdvanced
Hadoop for the SQL Developer/DBABill PreachukBeginner
Holy Crap! Someone Put the Database in the CloudJason StrateBeginner
Isn't that Spatial: BI EditionJason HornerBeginner
Locks, Blocks, and DeadlocksKyle NeierIntermediate
Make Your Voice Heard!Jes BorlandBeginner
Managing processing priorities with Service BrokerJeff KrebsbachBeginner
Many-to-Many: Multiple Calendars in a Single CubeWilliam E Pearson IIIAdvanced
Master Data ServicesJeff PromBeginner
MDX Trek: First ContactMark VaillancourtBeginner
Merge Replication for Offline Data MobilityTed KruegerIntermediate
Mock Job InterviewEric ZierdtBeginner
O, There's My Data, OData for Data GuysSteve HughesBeginner
Overcoming Barriers and Avoiding Mistakes with BIWilliam E Pearson IIIBeginner
Overview of PowerPivotDavid EichnerBeginner
Parameters Are Practical in SSIS 2012Mike DonnellyBeginner
Performance Tuning with Extended EventsJason StrateIntermediate
Posh Eye for the BI GuyJason HornerBeginner
Power View - Bringing your Data to Life!Dan EnglishIntermediate
PowerPivot for Excel: For Those Unacquainted ...William E Pearson IIIBeginner
PowerPivot Performance and Design ConsiderationsGreg BeaumontIntermediate
PowerShell 101Merrill AldrichBeginner
Practically NormalEd Leighton-DickBeginner
Prototype with PowerPivot: External SSAS GroupsWilliam E Pearson IIIIntermediate
Query Tuning for Developers and DBAsTed KruegerBeginner
Quest Software SessionQuest SoftwareBeginner
Quest Software Session - TBDKevin SelingerBeginner
Real Time big data with Microsoft StreamInsightJeff KrebsbachBeginner
Real-Time Analytics with SSAS Tabular DirectQueryPaul DoyleIntermediate
Reciprocal Symmetry: MDX in PowerPivotWilliam E Pearson IIIIntermediate
Recovering from CorruptionRobert DavisAdvanced
Replication Magic: Initializing From BackupsRobert DavisAdvanced
Resolving Cardinality Estimate Issues Joseph SackIntermediate
Serene Velocity: Reporting Services and SSAS DataWilliam E Pearson IIIIntermediate
Shoveling Frogs into a WheelbarrowMerrill AldrichIntermediate
Speaker from Quest/Topic TBDSpeaker TBDBeginner
SQL Bonsai - Identifying dead schemaBen ThulIntermediate
SQL Saturday Registration/BreakfastSQL Saturday Registration/BreakfastBeginner
SQL Saturday WelcomeSQL Saturday WelcomeBeginner
SQL server 2012 - Contained DatabaseSarita GargIntermediate
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SSAS 2012 Tabular vs. MultidimensionalWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
SSIS 2012 Basics - Get Up to Speed in 60 minutes!Ted KruegerBeginner
SSIS: Figuring Out ConfiguringMike DonnellyIntermediate
SSIS: The DBA MultiplierTed KruegerBeginner
SSMS for Non-DBA DevelopersEric SeljeBeginner
SSRS: Reporting on ReportsRick KruegerIntermediate
The Creepy DBA, How to Stalk Your UsersJason StrateIntermediate
The What, Why, and How of Filegroups Jes BorlandIntermediate
Top 10 Powershell Uses for SQL DevelopersAndy LohnBeginner
Top Features of SQL 2012 Nobody Told You AboutRobert DavisBeginner
Topics On A Stick: Big DataLunch BreakNon-Technical
Topics On A Stick: Disaster RecoveryLunch BreakNon-Technical
Topics On A Stick: HA and Backup/RestoreLunch BreakNon-Technical
Topics On A Stick: Indexing and Query TuningLunch BreakBeginner
Topics On A Stick: Networking & Mock InterviewingLunch BreakNon-Technical
Topics On A Stick: PowershellLunch BreakNon-Technical
Topics On A Stick: SQL In The Cloud & Bkp/RestoreLunch BreakBeginner
Topics On a Stick: SSASTopics On a StickNon-Technical
Topics On A Stick: SSASLunch BreakNon-Technical
Topics On A Stick: SSRS and SSISLunch BreakNon-Technical
Topics On A Stick: Women In Technology PanelLunch BreakNon-Technical
Troubleshooting Query Plan Quality IssuesJoseph SackIntermediate
Using Microsoft Tools for Healthcare BIGreg BeaumontBeginner
Using Natural Object-Role Model Architecture NORMARoss McNeelyBeginner
Using XMLA with Analysis ServicesSteve HughesBeginner
WelcomePaul TimmermanBeginner
What Are You Waiting For? Jason StrateIntermediate
What is Report Builder 3.0?Jes BorlandBeginner
WIT PanelPaul TimmermanBeginner
Writing Professional Database CodeAaron LoweIntermediate


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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