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 TimeSQL Admin I - Room: 1109.NET I - Room: 1119.NET II - Room: 1110BI - Room: 1111Bonus Track - Room: 1120SharePoint - Room: 1114SQL Admin II - Room: 1121SSIS/SSRS - Room: 1112Windows Phone Garage - Room: 1116
08:00 AMSQL Sat

SQL Saturday #64 Intro and Guide to the day

Level: Beginner
        
8:30 AMWes Brown

Understanding Storage Systems and SQL Server

Level: Beginner
Brian Rigsby

Zen Coding

Level: Beginner
Kyle Kelin

Back to Basics - Threading in .NET

Level: Intermediate

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Carlos Bossy

Business Intelligence for Managers/Decision Makers

Level: Beginner

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J Sawyer

Data in the Stream: Introducing StreamInsight

Level: Intermediate

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Cody Gros

PowerShell Cookbook for SharePoint 2010

Level: Intermediate
Cade Roux

Get a Lever and Pick Any Turtle: Lifting with Meta

Level: Beginner

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Cherie Sheriff

Auditing and SQL Forensics in SQL Server 2008 (r2)

Level: Intermediate
 
9:45 AMJennifer McCown

Unraveling Tangled Code–Tale of Victory Over Chaos

Level: Intermediate
Zain Naboulsi

Advanced Visual Studio Tips and Tricks

Level: Advanced
Al Manint

Introduction to MVC 3

Level: Intermediate
John Welch

Handling Advanced Data Warehouse Scenarios in SSIS

Level: Intermediate
Michael Moles

Introduction to Agile/Scrum

Level: Beginner
Cory Roth

Getting the most out of SharePoint Search

Level: Intermediate
William Assaf

SQL Admin Best Practices with DMV's

Level: Intermediate

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Ira Whiteside

Creating a Metadata Mart w/ SSIS - Data Governance

Level: Intermediate
Chris Koenig

Introduction to Windows Phone Development

Level: Intermediate
11:00 AMSteve Jones

The Top Ten SQL Server Skills You Need

Level: Beginner

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Rob Vettor

EntityFramework 360: Getting Started

Level: Beginner
Mike Huguet

Leveraging Open XML to Create More Dynamic Docs

Level: Beginner

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Peter Myers

Introduction to Analysis Services 2008 R2 Cubes

Level: Intermediate

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Latish Sehgal

Extending Visual Studio & Sql Server Mgmt. Studio

Level: Intermediate

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Victor Chataboon

You want [Me] to do what?

Level: Beginner

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Sean McCown

Beginning Powershell for DBAs 1.0

Level: Beginner
Jose Chinchilla

Learning SSIS under 1 hour

Level: Beginner
Chris Koenig

Windows Phone Demo Walk-through

Level: Intermediate
12:30 PMFirst Vendor

Vendor Lunch

Level: Beginner
        
01:30 PMPeter Myers

Developing Rich Reporting Services Visualizations

Level: Intermediate

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Rob Vettor

Must-Know Design Patterns

Level: Beginner
Brian Sullivan

Building a Maintainable Model w/ EF Code-First

Level: Intermediate
Jose Chinchilla

Designing and Optimizing SSAS Hierarchies

Level: Advanced
Ryan Duclos

Introduction to Windows Azure

Level: Beginner

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William Pearson

An Overview of PowerPivot in SharePoint

Level: Intermediate
Jennifer McCown

TSQL Brush-up: The Best Things You Forgot You Knew

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Boles

Advanced TSQL Solutions

Level: Advanced

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Chris Koenig

Windows Phone Garage - Develop a Phone App

Level: Intermediate
02:45 PMKevin Boles

SQL Server Partitioning from A to Z

Level: Intermediate

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Ryan Richard

Using the MVVM pattern in Silverlight and WPF

Level: Intermediate
Chris Eargle

Fundamental OOP with C#

Level: Beginner
Tim Costello

Visualizing SQL Saturday.

Level: Intermediate
Ryan Duclos

Introduction to SQL Azure

Level: Beginner

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Eric Trivette

BCS Best Practices in SharePoint 2010

Level: Intermediate

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Stuart Ainsworth

Basic Guidelines for VLDB's

Level: Beginner

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John Welch

Do More (ETL) with Less (Effort) - Automating SSIS

Level: Intermediate
 
4:00 PMSean McCown

Understanding Backups

Level: Beginner
Chander Dhall

MVc3 - Solid principles, IOC and ORM

Level: Intermediate
Stacy Vicknair

Introduction to Visual Studio LightSwitch

Level: Beginner

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William Pearson

An Overview of PowerPivot

Level: Beginner
Carlos Bossy

Tune a Star Schema for High Performance Reporting

Level: Beginner

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Arnoldo Ruiz

Storage Optimization and Data Availability

Level: Beginner
Janis Griffin

Looney Tuner? No, there IS a method to my madness

Level: Intermediate
Justin Yesso

SSRS for .Net Developers

Level: Beginner
 
5:00 PMFirst Raffle

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
(SSIS, TSQL and MDS) - Record Linkage Fuzzy MatchIra WhitesideIntermediate
“I See a Control Flow Tab. Now What?” Andy LeonardBeginner
Advanced TSQL SolutionsKevin BolesAdvanced
Advanced Visual Studio Tips and TricksZain NaboulsiAdvanced
An Overview of PowerPivot William PearsonBeginner
An Overview of PowerPivot for ExcelWilliam PearsonIntermediate
An Overview of PowerPivot in SharePointWilliam PearsonIntermediate
Asynchrony made easier with the Async CTPStacy VicknairAdvanced
Attribute Discretization in Analysis Services (BI)William PearsonIntermediate
Auditing and SQL Forensics in SQL Server 2008 (r2)Cherie SheriffIntermediate
Back to Basics - Threading in .NETKyle KelinIntermediate
Basic Guidelines for VLDB'sStuart AinsworthBeginner
BCS Best Practices in SharePoint 2010Eric TrivetteIntermediate
Becoming DAX: An Introduction ...William PearsonBeginner
Beginning Powershell for DBAs 1.0Sean McCownBeginner
Beginning Powershell for DBAs 1.5 Sean McCownBeginner
Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS via Best PracticesWilliam PearsonIntermediate
Branding Yourself for a Dream Job: Modern ResumesSteve JonesBeginner
Building a Maintainable Model w/ EF Code-FirstBrian SullivanIntermediate
Building your first SQL ClusterJoey DantoniIntermediate
Business Intelligence for Managers/Decision MakersCarlos BossyBeginner
Creating a BI Semantic ModelPeter MyersIntermediate
Creating a Metadata Mart w/ SSIS - Data GovernanceIra WhitesideIntermediate
Custom hierarchies with Analysis Services (SSAS)Jose ChinchillaAdvanced
Data in the Stream: Introducing StreamInsightJ SawyerIntermediate
Database Design for mere developersSteve SimonIntermediate
Design and Implement BI Like Edison! William PearsonBeginner
Designing an SSIS Framework Andy LeonardAdvanced
Designing and Optimizing SSAS HierarchiesJose ChinchillaAdvanced
Developing an End-to-End BI SolutionPeter MyersBeginner
Developing Rich Reporting Services VisualizationsPeter MyersIntermediate
Do More (ETL) with Less (Effort) - Automating SSISJohn WelchIntermediate
Do You Know the Data Flow?John WelchBeginner
Documenting Your Integrated Microsoft BI SolutionWilliam PearsonIntermediate
Embedding SSRS Reports into .NET ApplicationsPeter MyersIntermediate
End-to-End PowerPivotPeter MyersBeginner
Enriching an Analysis Services 2008 R2 CubePeter MyersIntermediate
Enriching Applications with SSAS Data MiningPeter MyersAdvanced
Entity Strategies: Structuring Your ConsultancyWilliam PearsonBeginner
EntityFramework 360: CodeOnly 4.1Rob VettorBeginner
EntityFramework 360: Getting StartedRob VettorBeginner
Evolutionary Database Design with Fluent MigratorBrian SullivanBeginner
Extending Visual Studio & Sql Server Mgmt. StudioLatish SehgalIntermediate
File IO Stalls and Wait Stats: Tune Like a Guru!! Kevin BolesAdvanced
From DBA to Data ArchitectStuart AinsworthBeginner
Fundamental OOP with C#Chris EargleBeginner
Fundamentals of SAN, NAS and IP Storage Wes BrownBeginner
Generate Your Code!Tom DuPontBeginner
Get a Lever and Pick Any TurtleCade RouxIntermediate
Get a Lever and Pick Any Turtle: Lifting with MetaCade RouxBeginner
Getting Started with MDXWilliam PearsonBeginner
Getting the most out of SharePoint SearchCory RothIntermediate
Handling Advanced Data Warehouse Scenarios in SSISJohn WelchIntermediate
HELP! I need somebody, HELP me Please!David SmitheyBeginner
How SQL saved my Business Intelligence PlatformScott SchledwitzBeginner
How to curse in interviewsSean McCownBeginner
How to lie with charts and graphsTim CostelloBeginner
Integrating SQL Server with Entity FrameworkRyan RichardIntermediate
Integration Services in Project "Denali"Peter MyersIntermediate
Introducing the New Features in SSRS 2008 R2Peter MyersIntermediate
Introduction to Agile/ScrumMichael MolesBeginner
Introduction to Analysis Services 2008 R2 CubesPeter MyersIntermediate
Introduction to Data Quality ServicesPeter MyersBeginner
Introduction to F#Stacy VicknairBeginner
Introduction to MVC 3Al ManintIntermediate
Introduction to Reporting Services 2008 R2Peter MyersBeginner
Introduction to SQL AzureRyan DuclosBeginner
Introduction to Visual Studio LightSwitchStacy VicknairBeginner
Introduction to Windows Azure Ryan DuclosBeginner
Introduction to Windows Phone DevelopmentChris KoenigIntermediate
Learning SSIS under 1 hourJose ChinchillaBeginner
Leveraging Open XML to Create More Dynamic DocsMike HuguetBeginner
Looney Tuner? No, there IS a method to my madnessJanis GriffinIntermediate
Manage Your Shop with CMS and Policy Based ManagemRyan AdamsBeginner
Many-to-Many: Multiple Calendars in a Single CubeWilliam PearsonAdvanced
Mirroring: The Bear NecessitiesRyan AdamsIntermediate
Must-Know Design PatternsRob VettorBeginner
Must-Know Design PatternsRob VettorBeginner
MVC 3 and JQueryChander DhallIntermediate
MVc3 - Solid principles, IOC and ORMChander DhallIntermediate
New features of SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1William AssafIntermediate
Parallel Query Execution Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
Performance Management – 2008 MDW - How & WhyJanis GriffinIntermediate
Performance Tuning Analysis ServicesDevin KnightIntermediate
PLINQO: Advanced LINQ to SQLTom DuPontIntermediate
Powerful BI in SharePoint 2010Cory LoriotIntermediate
PowerShell Cookbook for SharePoint 2010Cody GrosIntermediate
Preparation for DisasterSteve JonesBeginner
Preparing a Mature SP2007 Environment for SP2010Jason BIntermediate
Pro Tips: Tuning the data flow in ssisTim CostelloIntermediate
Problem Solving with Common Table ExpressionsPhil HelmerBeginner
RaffleFirst RaffleBeginner
SANs and SQL ServerKevin BolesIntermediate
Secrets of a .NET NinjaChris EargleAdvanced
See the Future with Visual Predictive AnalyticsCarlos BossyIntermediate
Serene Velocity: Reporting Services and SSAS DataWilliam PearsonIntermediate
Serious solutions to complex data challenges Steve SimonIntermediate
Solid State Storage Deep DiveWes BrownIntermediate
Solving Real Life Production IssuesDale CunninghamIntermediate
SQL Admin Best Practices with DMV'sWilliam AssafIntermediate
SQL Azure - Cloud Database Coolness Scott KleinIntermediate
SQL InjectionKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Saturday #64 Intro and Guide to the daySQL SatBeginner
SQL Server Best Practices for SharePointCody GrosIntermediate
SQL Server DMV OverviewWilliam AssafIntermediate
SQL Server Partitioning from A to ZKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server Service Broker – An OverviewJanis GriffinIntermediate
SQL Server XML 201Stuart AinsworthIntermediate
SSRS for .Net Developers Justin YessoBeginner
Storage Optimization and Data AvailabilityArnoldo RuizBeginner
The .Net Ninja's ToolbeltLatish SehgalBeginner
The Backup Tune-upSean McCownIntermediate
The Top Ten SQL Server Skills You NeedSteve JonesBeginner
Transaction Log Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
Troubleshooting SSRS Performance IssuesSteve SimonIntermediate
TSQL Brush-up: The Best Things You Forgot You KnewJennifer McCownIntermediate
Tune a Star Schema for High Performance ReportingCarlos BossyBeginner
Tuning Analysis Services Processing PerformanceJohn WelchBeginner
Understanding BackupsSean McCownBeginner
Understanding Storage Systems and SQL ServerWes BrownBeginner
Unraveling Tangled Code–Tale of Victory Over ChaosJennifer McCownIntermediate
Using the MVVM pattern in Silverlight and WPFRyan RichardIntermediate
Vendor LunchFirst VendorBeginner
Vendor LunchFirst VendorBeginner
Visualizing SQL Saturday.Tim CostelloIntermediate
What Is ALM and why YOU should careMichael MolesIntermediate
Why Do I Need a Data Warehouse & Where Do I Start?Devin KnightBeginner
Windows Phone Demo Walk-throughChris KoenigIntermediate
Windows Phone Garage - Develop a Phone AppChris KoenigIntermediate
Working with Project "Crescent"Peter MyersBeginner
You want [Me] to do what?Victor ChataboonBeginner
Zen CodingBrian RigsbyBeginner
Zen CodingBrian RigsbyBeginner
Zero To Cube - Fast Track to Analysis ServicesAdam JorgensenIntermediate


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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