SQLSaturday 324

Baton Rouge, United States

PASS SQLSaturday is a free training event for professionals who use the Microsoft data platform. These community events offer content across data management, cloud and hybrid architecture, analytics, business intelligence, AI, and more. This event will be held on Aug 02 2014 at Louisiana State University - Business Education Complex, Nicholson Drive Ext, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70808, United States

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Welcome to SQL Saturday Baton Rouge 2014!

Free SQL Server, SharePoint and .NET training!

Thanks again for a great event! We had 614 folks onsite on Saturday, Aug 2, our biggest crowd ever!
Official SQL Saturday Baton Rouge 2014 Photo Album
Business Intelligence from the event on this blog post

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. 


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

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.


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

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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)

A Day of High Availability and Disaster Recovery with Ryan Adams ($125)

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: 

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


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.

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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 Read More

**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 Read More

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! Read More

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What is a PASS SQLSaturday?

PASS SQLSaturdays are local events organized by PASS community members around the world. PASS is a not-for-profit association for data professionals who leverage the Microsoft Data Platform, offering interactive learning built by community and guided by trusted data experts.

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