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 TimeBI/DEV - Room: Room 2DBA - Room: Room 1
08:00 AMRegistration Registration

Registration

Level: Beginner
Registration Registration

Registration

Level: Beginner
08:45 AMJason Haddock

Coffee, Sex and BI

Level: Intermediate

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Jason Haddock

Coffee, Sex and BI

Level: Intermediate

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09:00 AMJason Haddock

Coffee, Sex and BI

Level: Intermediate

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Peter Willmot

Things that DBAs need to know about ORM

Level: Advanced
10:00 AMBreak Break

Break

Level: Beginner
Break Break

Break

Level: Beginner
10:15 AMToufiq Abrahams

Kimball lifecycle and Methodology

Level: Intermediate
Mark Stacey

Introduction to Analysis Services for the DBA

Level: Beginner
11:00 AMMark Stacey

Using Excel & PowerPivot

Level: Intermediate
Stephan Lawson

SQL Server - Transaction Log Optimization

Level: Advanced
12:00 PMLunch Lunch

Lunch

Level: Beginner
Lunch Lunch

Lunch

Level: Beginner
1:00 PMRupert Nicolay

SharePoint as your business-focussed BI front-end

Level: Intermediate

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Alistair Pugin

SharePoint 2010 Insights – For the DBA

Level: Intermediate
2:00 PMStehan Lawson

The SQL Stack – Configuring For High Availability

Level: Beginner
Theo Potgieter

SQL CLR – SQL 1, CLR 0: Now for round 2

Level: Intermediate
3:00 PMBreak Break

Break

Level: Beginner
Break Break

Break

Level: Beginner
3:15 PMSteve Simon

MDX

Level: Intermediate

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Monty Swanepoel

SSIS for DBA's

Level: Intermediate
4:00 PMSiqhamo Mashologu

SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) for a Busin

Level: Advanced
Jody Roberts

The Hangover

Level: Intermediate


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
BI Fastrack ArchitectureWouter SmitIntermediate
BreakBreak BreakBeginner
Coffee, Sex and BIJason HaddockIntermediate
Data Access Layers: A CornucopiaSteve SimonIntermediate
Data Mining.. Making $mart financial decisionsSteve SimonIntermediate
DBA Spy Series: Recruit – SQL Auditing Boot CampStephan LawsonBeginner
Functional SSIS - The questions you must askTheo PotgieterIntermediate
Get your Mining Model Predictions out to allSteve SimonIntermediate
Handling data anomalies with Data Profiling TasksSteve SimonIntermediate
Introduction to Analysis Services for the DBAMark StaceyBeginner
Kimball lifecycle and MethodologyToufiq AbrahamsIntermediate
LunchLunch LunchBeginner
MDXSteve SimonIntermediate
RegistrationRegistration RegistrationBeginner
SharePoint 2010 Insights – For the DBAAlistair PuginIntermediate
SharePoint as your business-focussed BI front-endRupert NicolayIntermediate
SQL CLR – SQL 1, CLR 0: Now for round 2Theo PotgieterIntermediate
SQL Server - Transaction Log OptimizationStephan LawsonAdvanced
SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) for a BusinSiqhamo MashologuAdvanced
SSIS for DBA'sMonty SwanepoelIntermediate
The Hangover Jody RobertsIntermediate
The SQL Stack – Configuring For High AvailabilityStehan LawsonBeginner
Things that DBAs need to know about ORM Peter WillmotAdvanced
Using Excel & PowerPivot Mark StaceyIntermediate


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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