SQLSaturday is a free training event for Microsoft Data Platform professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server, Business Intelligence and Analytics. This event will be held on Aug 04 2012 at Microsoft Offices Midtown Manhattan, 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, New York, 10104, United States

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Welcome to SQLSaturday #158!!

SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held on August 4th at Microsoft New York Metro Office, 1290 Avenue of the Americas, Sixth Floor, New York, NY 10104. Registration was closed as of 8/1.

Before you leave home for the event...

Please print your SpeedPASS. If you have issues, please email sqlsaturday158@sqlsaturday.com.

The SpeedPass includes your admission ticket, name tag for your lanyard and sponsor raffles tickets. It would also be helpful if you cut the tickets apart at home. But if you forget, we'll have some scissors on hand for you.

Locate Parking if required (http://nyc.bestparking.com/)

Make sure to have a Picture ID for Building Entry.

Plan ahead and print the event schedule (http://www.sqlsaturday.com/158/schedule.aspx) or download the GuideBook App (http://guidebook.com/). We won’t have printed schedules.

Entry to the Building (1290 Avenue of the Americas, Sixth Floor, New York, NY 10104)…

Attendees: 8am Speakers/Sponsors: 7:30am

The Front of the Building is undergoing renovations. So, if you see a building with a boarded up 1st level, it’s probably the building you are looking for.

You will receive a Building Security Badge on the 1st Floor and then proceed to 6th Floor via Elevator. Walk-ins are not permitted at this event.

Event Registration will be directly ahead thru the glass doors. We’ll have a lanyard for you and probably some SWAG.

Sponsors,Speakers & Volunteers OH MY…

If it wasn’t for the Sponsors, Speakers & Volunteers, you wouldn’t have the opportunity to attend a SQLCommunity event like this!! Big Hugs!!

We are so fortunate to have so many amazing speakers, make sure they know you appreciate their efforts, time and resources used to join you for the day!!

Please be kind to your Sponsors by visiting their tables. They want to talk to you, answer your questions and get feedback that will help them provide you with better software, services, etc. They also have some great raffles and you might even walk away with a Kindle!! http://www.sqlsaturday.com/158/sponsors.aspx

You’ll be able to spot the Speakers and Volunteers by their White SQL Saturday #158 shirts!!


We have a lot of sessions/speakers lined up for you. Rooms A&B are large, C&D are medium and D-H are small size rooms. Seating to each session is 1st come, 1st serve, so make sure to have an alternate session picked out.

General Agenda:

8:00am- Breakfast (Pastries, Coffee, Water, Soda)

8:30am – Intro and Keynote on “Doubling Your Salary in 3 Years” presented by Brian Knight (PramaticWorks)

9:00am – Session #1

10:15am – Session #2

11:30am – Lunch (Bagged Lunch – Sandwich/Chips/Cookie/Water OR Soda)

11:40am – Idera Presentation (Room A&B)

12:05pm – Quest Presentation (Room A&B)

12:30pm – Session #3

1:45pm – Session #4

3:00pm – Session #5 (Grab a Cookie!! On your way to this session)

4:15pm – Session #6

5:30pm – Wrap-up & Raffles (Winner must be present!!).

Help us do a quick clean-up by throwing away and bottles/trash you see. Thanks!! Have a Safe Trip Home. It’s been a long, but wonderful day. Sorry there isn’t a general attendee after-party.

Team SQL Saturday #158
Melissa Demsak, Leader NJ SQL Server User Group and Event Chairperson
Natasha Gupta, Event Project Manager
Robert Pearl, Sponsorship Coordination
Alec Lazarescu, Speaker Coordination
Deb Takash, Registration






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