SQL Saturday #296, Melbourne 2014

You may have probably heard that SQL Saturday is more than spending a whole day at a university, a Microsoft campus or class rooms learning SQL Server. Yes, you have heard it right. It is a community celebration – celebrating about how much we care for our learning and career path with a group of like minded people – at least on the fact that we want to learn more, outside business hours. It is also a reunion with friends or present/former colleagues and a way for you to meet a potential employer, employee or colleagues.

Luckily, the next and closest SQL Saturday in Asia Pacific area is in Melbourne. It’s just less than one week from now.

When? Where?

Visit SQL Saturday #296, Melbourne Australia official website.

When: 5 April 2014

Where: Monash University, Caulfield

Schedule: 5 Tracks, 20 sessions all in one day. http://sqlsaturday.com/296/schedule.aspx

Special Features:

  • Keynote session by Microsoft on SQL Server 2014, Power BI and Azure!
  • MVP Round Table Discussion at lunch time – bringing you 9 Australian SQL Server MVPs all in one location to answer questions you’ve been pondering about and to network with you.



Register here (please pay $15 for your lunch – I promise it won’t be pizza! And $15 for quality sessions for a whole day is really good value!)

Once you have registered, you can use the Schedule Builder feature to choose the sessions that you are planning to attend.

I’ve Registered, Now What?

You can follow on progress of the event by checking the website or following / tweeting with hashtag #SQLSatMelbourne on Twitter.

Please feel free to spread the words to your colleagues via social media or your blog. Below are some handy examples:

LinkedIn – I am looking forward to SQL Saturday #296 in Melbourne, Australia …

Why attend?  20 sessions on SQL Server 2014, BI, Data Warehousing, DBA, Database/Application Development and Database Administration.  International, regional, and local speakers to learn from.  Exhibitors with useful products, information to share, and job opportunities.  Interaction with other data professionals.  Free swag and lots of fun.

Twitter –  I am looking forward to #SQLSaturday 296 Melbourne, AU … 

Please take the opportunity to say “Thank You” for SQL Saturday #296 Melbourne Sponsors. They are the reasons why this fantastic learning and networking event is offered for free (with low cost of Lunch). First and foremost, I would like to personally thank Microsoft for sponsoring us and opening the event with a Keynote session.  as well as Varigence Australia for sponsoring us and speaking during lunch time. Next I would also like to thank Wardy IT, LobsterPot Solutions, DWS, CGI, CU2 Global and Wrox.

See You Soon In Melbourne!

Hope to see you there and perhaps at my “Building Your Myth Busting Lab With Power BI” session on the day.



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