Upcoming Events: SQL Saturday South Florida BI

Key Details

What: SQL Saturday South Florida, BI Edition.
Where: Microsoft FLL, 6750 N Andrews Ave, Suite #400, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33309
When: Saturday, February 22nd.
Admission is free. Register on the SQL Saturday website.

What I’m Presenting

4:00 PM — 4:50 PM — Data Virtualization with PolyBase

This will be my second time at a SQL Saturday South Florida event, and I think this is a great time of year to host one.

Upcoming Events: SQL Saturday Austin BI

Key Details

What: SQL Saturday Austin, BI Edition.
Where: East Williamson County Higher Education Center, 1600 Innovation Blvd, Hutto TX
When: Saturday, February 8th.
Admission is free. Register on the SQL Saturday website.

What I’m Presenting

1:30 PM — 2:30 PM — Getting Started with Apache Spark

I’ve been to Texas a few times for other events, but this will be my first trip to Austin.

Upcoming Events: SQL Saturday Cleveland

Key Details

What: SQL Saturday Cleveland.
Where: Strosacker Hall, Baldwin Wallace University, 130 E Grand St, Berea, Ohio, 44017
When: Saturday, February 1st.
Admission is free. Register on the SQL Saturday website.

What I’m Presenting

8:30 AM — 9:30 AM — Eyes on the Prize: Simple and Effective Dashboard Visualization Techniques

This year, SQL Saturday Cleveland will be hosted at my wife’s alma mater. It’ll be my first visit to that campus in about a decade.

Upcoming Events: SQL Saturday Nashville

Key Details

What: SQL Saturday Nashville.
Where: Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), 1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 37132
When: Saturday, January 18th.
Admission is free. Register on the SQL Saturday website.

What I’m Presenting

11:00 AM — 12:00 PM — Data Virtualization with PolyBase

The first SQL Saturday of the year is Nashville, and it just snuck up on me. It’s always a great way to start a new year.

Upcoming Events: Live! 360

Key Details

What: Live! 360 Orlando
Where: Orlando Royal Pacific Resort at Universal, Orlando, FL
When: Tuesday, November 19th through Thursday, November 21st.

Tickets are still available for purchase.

What I’m Presenting

Wednesday, 8:00 AM — 9:15 AM — Getting Started with Apache Spark
Wednesday, 9:30 AM — 10:45 AM — Data Virtualization with PolyBase
Thursday, 9:30 AM — 10:45 AM — Launching a Data Science Project
Thursday, 11:00 AM — 12:00 PM — Panel discussion: AI — For Data Scientists or Developers?

They’re going to keep me busy in Orlando and I love it.