Archive for tag: 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 […]

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 […]

SQL Saturday Chicago (119) Top Ten List

23 May, 2012 (09:30) | PASS, Professional Development, SQLSaturday | By: Mark V

As is my custom following a SQL event, I hereby release my SQL Saturday Chicago Top Ten List. And, as always, these are in no particular ranking order and some really cool things could not make this list due to limitations of the number Ten. 10. 6 of 1… This year, like last year, I […]