Welcome to SQLSaturday #165 (Lincoln, NE)
October 6, 2012 - Avery Hall, UNL
SQLSaturday is a day-long free training event for professional SQL Server DBAs and
Developers, as well as those wanting to learn about SQL Server.
We bring in a lot of volunteer speakers, we have lunch on site catered by Skeeter Barnes, and we have a dedicated
area set up for our attendees to meet with our sponsors. Speaker's presentations range from
beginning to advanced, covering a host of SQL Server related products and technologies.
In addition, you can network with fellow SQL Server professionals, people who do what you
do. You'll even have a chance to win cool door prizes!
There are also now three separate Precons available the day before this event. Check below for links and more info!
Admittance to this event is free, but there is an optional lunch fee of $10.00 for Skeeter Barnes BBQ!
Please register soon as seating is limited, and let friends and colleagues know about the
event. If you want to attend, jump to the bottom of the
page and click the "Register Now!" button. Download our Event Flyer to share with people, or even print it out and put it in public places where allowed.
You can also check out our Schedule page to see the all of the sessions to choose from. There's something there for everyone!
To keep track of event news and updates, follow us on Twitter with #sqlsat165, and follow our group @LincolnSSUG. You can also check out our local
User Group's website.
Finally, SQLSaturday #165 has gone mobile! Schedule, maps, twitter, alerts, more on iPhone/Android, free! Check it out here.
SQLSaturday #165 is being organized by the Lincoln SQL Server User Group, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Computer Science Department, and the Association for Computing Machinery.
Saturday, October 6, 2012.
Check-in will open at 7:30AM. Sessions start at 8:30AM and run until around 5PM.
SQLSaturday will be held at Avery Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (in Lincoln, NE, 68588). Avery
Hall is the home of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of
Nebraska and sits in the shadow of a small landmark known as Memorial Stadium - Tom Osborne
Field.Parking is available at:
Campus Map w/ Parking:
There will be three separate Precons the day before, on Friday, October 5, 2012, at the Knolls Country Club (2201 Old Cheney Road, map) or The New Victorian Inn (225 N 50th St. map) These are full-day training events, early-bird special only $99 before September 15 (or $119 after). These seminars will feature highly knowledgeable speakers spending an entire day delving deep into their respective subjects. These are training opportunities that you don't want to miss!
Kevin Kline: Real World Database Config and Tuning
This multi-module full day seminar covers the spectrum of best practices as they
relate to database and application design and configuration, implementation, maintenance and performance tuning. See the registration link for more information about the topics covered.
More Info & Registration for Kevin Kline - View Flyer
Mark Stacey: Analysis Services - The new Tabular Engine
This full day seminar, geared towards DBAs and BI Developers, covers an introduction to Tabular vs Multi-dimensional, creating a tabular model in PowerPivot, DAX, consumption in Excel, importing model into Tabular SSAS, and too much more to mention here! See the registration link for more information about the topics covered.
More Info & Registration for Mark Stacey - View Flyer
William Pearson III: Practical Self-Service BI with PowerPivot 2012 for Excel
This full day seminar, geared towards Business and Data Analysts, provides an in-depth review of PowerPivot, including installation and querying, working with diverse data sources, custom columns and measures, DAX, and even an end-to-end walkthrough of a functional BI application. Bring a laptop! See the registration link for more information about the topics covered.
More Info & Registration for William Pearson - View Flyer
If you want to attend, jump to to the bottom of this
page and click the "Register Now!" button. If you need to cancel your registration for
any reason, you can use the Change Attendance Status page.
If you are interested in submitting a session proposal as a presenter, visit the Call For Speakers page and
submit your topic. We're interested in all subjects at all levels, even if you have never
given a public presentation before. You can also check out the Submitted Sessions listed on
that page for this event to see what other topics are already under consideration.
If you are interested in sponsoring our event, please visit our Sponsors page. Sponsorship levels
range from $25 for personal sponsorship to $750 for Gold level corporate sponsorship.
If you want to contact us with any questions, or for more information, visit our Contact Us page!
We're looking forward
to seeing you there!