Welcome to SQLSaturday #154

SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This will be the very first SQL Saturday event to be hosted in the St.Louis area ! 

This event will be held Sep 15th, 2012 at the CAIT Campus of Washington University in St.Louis. The Street address of the venue is - 5 Jackson Avenue, Center for Application of Information technology (CAIT) at Washington University in St.Louis, Clayton, MO 63105. Admittance to this event is free, but we do charge a lunch fee of $10.00 so that we can provide a box lunch - not pizza! 

This is a 5 track, 200+ person event with sessions on the topics of Database Administration, Application Development, Business Intelligence and Professional Development. Please see this blog for details on what to expect at the event - http://sqlwithsanil.com/2012/09/13/sql-saturday-154-is-almost-here/

Please follow the link below for directions to the Event venue and parking.SQL Saturday #154 event will be in the classrooms across First Floor and Lower Levels of CAIT's West Building. Free parking for SQL Saturday #154 attendees is available on the day of the event, anywhere in the Parking Garage (Garage Lot #60) next to the building. Please do review these directions carefully, as parking and access to this building can get confusing at times - http://cait.wustl.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=37 . You DO NOT need any Parking pass or permit to park here on saturday, sept 15. There is limited street parking around the building.

#sqlsat154 attendees coming in from Illionios - watch out for 64/40 west bound lane closures upon crossing the # Mississippi into #STL

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Event News

Sep 14,2012
 #sqlsat154 attendees coming in from Illionios - watch out for 64/40 west bound lane closures upon crossing the # Mississippi  into #Missouri
Sep 14,2012
 There have been a couple of last minute speaker cancellations, because of which the schedule has been updated. Please review the latest schedule
Sep 14,2012
 Please visit this blog post for details on what to expect at the event  - http://sqlwithsanil.com/2012/09/13/sql-saturday-154-is-almost-here/
Sep 13,2012
On Friday night (sept 14) around 9.30 PM, we are planning to having a pre-event party in the form of  SQL Karaoke. Mike Talayna’s Juke Box Restaurant (1115 Hampton Avenue St. Louis, MO 63139 (314) 647-7600) starts their karaoke at 9.30 PM. All speakers and attendees are welcome to attend (look for kathi Kellenbeger at the event to find the SQL people). The SQL Saturday #154 team is only suggesting this venue. Attendees are responsible for their own food and beverages at this party. SQL Saturday #154 organizers will not be responsible for anything at the party.
Sep 12,2012
 Attendees - Please review my blog post with updates on our preparations for #sqlsat154 -  http://sqlwithsanil.com/
Sep 5,2012
Please follow the link below for directions to the Event venue and parking.SQL Saturday #154 event will be in the classrooms across First Floor and Lower Levels of CAIT's West Building. Free parking for SQL Saturday #154 attendees is available on the say of the event in the Parking Garage (Garage Lot #60) next to the building. Please do review these directions carefully, as parking and access to this building can get confusing at time - http://cait.wustl.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=37 . There is limited street parking around the building.
Aug 19,2012
 Thank you for the overwhelming response to #SQLSAT154. Our event has currently received more registrations than the venue capacity. All future registrations will be put on a wait list. You will be notified via email as soon as your registration gets confirmed.
Jul 15,2012
We have worked out a room block for this event with the Crowne Plaza - St.Louis Clayton Hotel for Friday Sept 14 and/or Saturday Sept 15. Their standard room (single as well as double occupancy), which goes for $189 + taxes/night is being offered for $109 + taxes per night. This room block with discount rates will be available till Friday, Aug 24, 2012. The hotel's standard cancellation policy is applicable with this discounted rate.

While you may come across online deals for $89 + taxes/night, those reservations cannot be cancelled once made. Individual guests may make reservations by calling directly at 314.726.5400, toll free at 1.800.439.5719, or online at
www.cpclayton.com. You can can mention group code SQL or say you are with SQL Server Saturday, to  avail of this discounted rate.

This is the recommended hotel for SQL Saturday #154 event and is only 2 blocks (short walk) from the event venue. The hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to and from Lambert International Airport - guest must call 314-726-5400 to arrange transport. A metrolink station is also within 2 blocks of the hotel.

Parking:
Hotel guest current parking fee is $6.00 per car, per day, meeting attendees parking is $4.00 per day. Parking is complimentary on weekends from Friday 7pm – Monday 7am.

Please visit the hotel website or call the hotel directly for more details and to make reservations.

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