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Midlands SQL Server User Group - 15th September 2016, 6.30pm
Session 1: Will Thompson - How do the Power BI team use Power BI
Session 2: Chris Adkin - SQL Server Scalability Fundamentals
6.15pm – 6:30pm Meet & Greet
6:30pm - 7:30pm Will Thompson - A Deeper Dive into Power BI Use Cases
Join Will Thompson, Program Manager of the Power BI Team, for some insights into real-world examples of how the Power BI team use Power BI. Join this session for a unique perspective into how one of Microsoft’s fastest growing teams use their own tools to monitor their business.
7:30pm - 8:00pm Break & Pizza
8:00pm – 9:00pm Chris Adkin - SQL Server Scalability Fundamentals
Rullion - A big thank you to Rullion for providing the catering for this event. We hope you'll continue to be an active part in the SQL Server community in the near future.
Redgate - Our friends Redgate have kindly given us a SQL Prompt licence to give away as a prize for all those attendee's who leave feedback on the event. This prize we be given away to a randomly selected person who completes our short feedback survey here.
This session will be held at Aston Manor Academy NOT the Midlands Art Centre.
Aston Manor Academy Phillips Street Aston Birmingham B6 4PZ
Parking on site is available through the main gates but is limited. There is also on street parking available opposite.
We will be hiring the main hall which located through the entrance doors and to the left.
We'll be putting on food for the event, so please do register so we know numbers. If you then can't make it we'd really appreciate it if you'd unregister and/or let us know.
Dress code: relaxed
Event Organiser Contact Details
If you need any further details or have any requests for this or future Midlands SSUG events, please contact get in touch.
SSUG Twitter: @SQLMidlands
Will Thompson, Program Manager, Power BI team. Will is a self-confessed data geek, working his way through sysadmin and DBA roles before joining Microsoft. He spent 5 years helping customers in the UK implement and get value out of Microsoft's BI solution. When an opportunity arose to move into product engineering world he jumped at it, translating customer and market requirements into new features. Most recently he’s tackling Operations and Analytics across Power BI, Power Apps, Flow and other products, using Microsoft’s tools to run their own business.
When & Where
SQLMidlands - Bringing the West Midlands SQL Server community together
We normally hold meetings every other month, usually on a Thursday after work at in the centre of Birmingham. It's an informal gathering of like minded people, with a couple of speakers presenting tips, techniques and information on old, new and upcoming technology. We like to get a mixture of world leading speakers as well as providing an opportunity for our members to present.
We tailor the speakers and sessions to your requests so if you have any specific topics that you want to go through, then come along and let us know.
If you've registered for an event and can no longer make it, please do unregister so that we don't over order the food! To unregister just view your tickets in your EventBrite account, and then cancel the relevant ticket. Thanks!
This event is kindly sponsored by Purple Frog Systems, if you need any Microsoft Business Intelligence help (Data Warehouses, ETL, Cubes, Azure, IoT, etc.), give them a call!