Welcome to SQL Saturday Baton Rouge 2014!

Free SQL Server, SharePoint and .NET training!


Pre-cons have been announced! See below for links.
SpeedPASS has been activated! Please print before arriving!

SQL Saturday is a global event to bring Information Technology speakers and professionals together for a community-driven, community-attended free day of technical training. The Baton Rouge SQL Saturday event is sponsored by the Baton Rouge SQL Server and .net User Groups, and will be our annual event on campus at LSU. We expect ~600 regional IT professionals and national speakers to join us. This free conference is open to the public and is perfect for students, CIO's, database administrators, developers, IT managers, server admins and job-seekers. 

**We are sold out for sponsorships this year!**

What: 

An all day FREE training event with SQL Server, Development and SharePoint related sessions spread out over multiple tracks of Business Intelligence, Database Administration, SQL Development, SharePoint, IT Pro and .NET development. 

Track Listing:

  • SQL DBA Foundations
  • DBA Advanced
  • SQL Development
  • Business Intelligence
  • .NET 
  • Web/Mobile Development
  • IT Pro
  • PowerShell
  • SharePoint
  • Career Foundations
  • CIO / IT Manager

When:
Saturday, August 2, 2014. Online registration is now open, but it is filling up fast so reserve your spot now. Attendee check-in will begin at 7:00 AM with opening comments from 8:00 AM and the first sessions beginning at 8:20 AM. A full list of session tracks and schedule is available.

Where:

Our event will be hosted at the new LSU College of Business building, next door to our previous location on LSU Campus.  LSU's new gem of a building gives us up to 17 classrooms, a large atrium and a 300-seat auditorium for our keynote and prize giveaways! 


Louisiana State University
Business Education Complex
Nicholson Drive Extension
Baton Rouge, La. 70803

Facility Map

We've posted a Google map on the Location page


Pre-Con Info:

SQL Saturday is thrilled for the second year to offer paid pre-con training events on Friday, August 1. The all-day trainings will be held at our user groups facility partner the Louisiana Technology Park (latechpark.com). Here are the links, registration is required prior to attendance.

Predictive Analytics in the Enterprise with Carlos Bossy ($125)
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/predictive-analytics-in-the-enterprise-tickets-11927755237

A Day of High Availability and Disaster Recovery with Ryan Adams ($125)
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/sql-saturday-324-baton-rouge-pre-con-with-ryan-adams-tickets-12032490503


Hotel Info:

Thanks to Visit Baton Rouge, we are proud to offer two hotel deals for the weekend in Baton Rouge! 

Please visit this website for complete details: 
http://www.visitbatonrouge.com/sqlsaturdaybatonrouge/


Twitter info:

The event hash tag is #sqlsatbr

Follow the official SQL Saturday Baton Rouge twitter account at @SQLSatBR! The Baton Rouge Chapter of PASS tweets at @BRSSUG

Facebook.com/SQLSaturdayBR


SQL Saturday #324 is presented by the Baton Rouge Chapter of the Professional Association for SQL Server, the Baton Rouge SQL Server User Group. Also involved are the Baton Rouge .NET User Group, and Baton Rouge IT Pros User Group. The event is brought to you by these sponsors.

Register

*We do ask that you consider to OPT-IN for the Sponsors of this event. Without their assistance, we cannot bring this FREE event to you. You can always opt-out if and when they contact! Thank you for your consideration.

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Event News

Jul 22,2014
SPEEDPASS IS NOW LIVE!
Please print your SpeedPASS PDF BEFORE you arrive!
You must register to print your SpeedPASS materials. It may take up to 24 hours before your SpeedPASS materials are ready for download.

Also, the GuideBook app is now live on smartphones and the web interface!

Jul 11,2014

**As of July 11, booth space at SQL Saturday Baton Rouge 2014 is SOLD OUT! Please keep this in mind if interested in Silver, Gold or Platinum Plans. We can work with you on creating a custom sponsorship presence at the conference.


Jul 3,2014
One month away, and over 360 registered attendees so far! We're expecting far more than that to register and close to 600 folks in the house on August 2 at LSU!
Jun 22,2014
 Pre-cons announced!

Predictive Analytics in the Enterprise with Carlos Bossy ($125)
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/predictive-analytics-in-the-enterprise-tickets-11927755237

A Day of High Availability and Disaster Recovery with Ryan Adams ($125)
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/sql-saturday-324-baton-rouge-pre-con-with-ryan-adams-tickets-12032490503


Jun 18,2014
Going to SQL Saturday Baton Rouge? Need a hotel? See you in August! Baton Rouge area hotels are offering discounted rates to attendees choosing to arrive early or stay late. To take advantage of the following group rates, visit the page below to make your reservation.
http://www.visitbatonrouge.com/sqlsaturdaybatonrouge/

Mar 25,2014
 Our new 2014 Sponsor Information Booklet is ready to be downloaded and presented to your boss! 

Event Sponsors

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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