Archive for category: SQLSaturday

My Full-Day Power BI Pre-Con for SQL Saturday 453 (Minnesota)

27 July, 2015 (12:00) | Power BI, Pre-Cons, Presentations, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

Greetings, friends! I am delighted to announce that I will be providing a full day pre-con on Power BI as part of SQL Saturday #453 in Minnesota in October. Woohoo! As you might guess, I am really excited about Power BI. Been there, done that, got the t-shirt. It’s the old branding, but that’s fine […]

My Remaining 2014 Presentation Schedule

13 November, 2014 (14:00) | PASSMN, Presentations, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

Greetings. Since I do a fair amount of presenting, I like to keep people up to date on when and where I will present. Below are the presentations I have left in 2014. SQL Saturday Winnipeg – November 22 In addition to serving on the committee that is organizing Winnipeg’s first SQL Saturday, I will […]

My First Pre-Con: SQL Saturday 332–Minnesota

21 July, 2014 (09:47) | Pre-Cons, Presentations, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

It is with tremendous joy (and a little trepidation) that I announce that I will be doing my very first Pre-Con as part of SQL Saturday 332 in Minnesota in October. I have been presenting for several years now and feel that it is time to take this next big step. Since I love presenting […]

Upcoming Presentations Spring 2014

18 March, 2014 (10:00) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

It has been a while since I posted a list of upcoming presentations. In fact, some have come and gone without a blog post. Recent Past: SQL Saturday #241 Cleveland, OH – February 8, 2014 MDX Trek: First Contact DANGER: The Art and Science of Presenting West Michigan SQL Server User Group – February 27, […]

Upcoming Presentations: SQL Saturday #241 Cleveland

27 January, 2014 (10:17) | MDX, PASS, Presentations, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

        It is with great joy that I announce that I will be presenting at SQL Saturday in Cleveland on February 8th. I have driven through Cleveland before, but never stopped for long. So, this will be my first real visit. Although, if it helps, I used to love to play as […]

Upcoming Presentations and More

9 October, 2013 (11:00) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

Wow. I have the tremendous joy to have 4 presentations coming up in the next few weeks. I love when that happens. October 12 – SQL Saturday #238 Minnesota I will be giving two sessions at the SQL Saturday here in sunny Minnesota. 1. MDX Trek: First Contact 2. DANGER: The Art and Science of […]

SQL Saturday #239 East Iowa Recap

29 July, 2013 (11:00) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

I just returned home from a fantastic SQL Saturday in Iowa City. Ed Leighton-Dick (Blog|Twitter) and his team did an excellent job. Many thanks to them and to all of the folks that worked so hard to make this event what it was. I had the joy of presenting twice. In first time-slot of the […]

Upcoming Presentations–April 2013

21 March, 2013 (09:30) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

I have the great joy of presenting at a handful of events in April. I absolution love presenting, so having 3 opportunities to present within the same month is pretty great. PASS Business Analytics Conference – April 10-12, Chicago IL Hailing Frequencies: Analysis Services Terms and Concepts SQL Saturday #211 Chicago – April 13, Chicago […]

SQL Saturday Nashua (146) Recap

25 October, 2012 (13:00) | PASS, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

On October 20th, I had the pleasure to attend SQL Saturday 146 in my hometown of Nashua, NH. To speak in the vocabulary of my youth, it was wicked good. I have decided to have parts of this post be in Bostonian, the dialect of English that is common in a pretty wide radius around […]

SQL Saturday Minnesota (149) Recap

10 October, 2012 (13:00) | PASS, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

My customary post-SQL-Event post is a Top Ten List. I have decided that I do not wish to be bound by the limitations of the number Ten. Therefore, from here on out, my plan is to do a more free form recap. SQL Saturday #149 just took place in Minneapolis, MN, on September 29th. There […]