Archive for tag: Summit

PASS Summit 2014 PASS Board Q and A

17 November, 2014 (10:00) | Interviews, PASS, Summit | By: Mark V

At PASS Summit 2014 in Seattle, I attended a couple Q and A sessions with the PASS Board of Directors members. There were three such sessions. I missed the general Q and A as my Summit presentation was at that same time. Rather than try to capture the play by play of everything, I decided […]

My PASS Summit 2014 Submission Feedback

3 July, 2014 (16:50) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development, Summit | By: Mark V

Speakers have been asking PASS for feedback regarding their Summit submissions for a few years. This year, following a bit of a heated “discussion,” PASS announced that session feedback would be available upon request. I, like so many other speakers had done, applaud this decision. PASS did make it clear that the both the quantity […]

Presenting at PASS Summit 2014

26 June, 2014 (10:00) | PASS, Presentations, Summit | By: Mark V

I am beyond delighted to announce that I will be presenting at PASS Summit 2014 in Seattle in November. I submitted a total of seven sessions (five regular sessions and two lightning talks). I ended up with one of each: one regular session and one lighting talk. This is a huge honor for me and […]

PASS Summit 2013 Recap of Madness and Mayhem

23 October, 2013 (10:00) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development, Regional Mentor, SQL, Summit | By: Mark V

Greetings! Another PASS Summit has come and gone. This was my third Summit and I have to say that I am truly hooked on this spectacular event. I had the privilege to be a bit more involved this year than in years past. I love when I can give some of my time and energy […]

PASS Summit Keynote Live Blog – Day 1

16 October, 2013 (07:15) | Live Blog, PASS, Professional Development, SQL | By: Mark V

Good morning from the PASS Summit! I will be live blogging the keynotes this year. The room is filling up with a few thousand of my closest friends. <<Please click on the post title to see the Live Blog entries>>

A Milestone: Presenting at PASS Summit

15 August, 2013 (11:00) | PASS, Presentations, Professional Development | By: Mark V

I have been presenting for several years. I can’t properly explain how much I love it. Since before I even attended my first PASS Summit, it has been a career goal that I would one day present at the premier SQL Server focused training event on the planet. When I got the email a while […]

Summing Up PASS Summit 2012

27 November, 2012 (13:00) | PASS, Professional Development | By: Mark V

I attended my second PASS Summit this year. And my experience, once again, was awesome. This year was definitely a different kind of awesome, though. Last year, I was a First Timer and was awesomely overwhelmed at pretty much everything. This year, I was a First Timer Mentor, helping a group of First Timers learn […]