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Leeds SQL Server User Group - 12th July 2017

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One Park Lane

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LS3 1EP

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Network, learn, ask a question, meet other folk, get fed - these are all things that happen at user group events. These events are a really great opportunity to socialise in an informal learning experience - if you want your own exposure then come and do a 1 - 5 minute nugget in front of your peers.

Remember to tell your friends and the people you work with; make sure you register as soon as you can.

17.30 – 18:00 Registration and networking

Meet and greet.

18:00 – 18:20 Round Table discussion and Nuggets - ALL
Take stock and get the latest news in the SQL Server field. This is also a great opportunity to ask any burning questions you have, may be a problem at work.

It's also a great opportunity to share your knowledge and gain exposure in the industry by giving a short 1 - 6 minute "nugget" demo/tip.

18:20 - 19:20 - Advanced Analytics for the data developer
Speaker: Robin Lester, Data Solutions Architect Microsoft

Summary: We will look at the tooling available for providing advanced predictive and prescriptive understanding on top of your existing data systems. From the powerful yet approachable cognitive services and Cortana intelligence all the way down to the statistical, visual and machine learning R language. At the end of this session you will have a good understand of the various tooling at your disposal and how it can be utilized to perform machine learning miracles.

About Robin: Robin is a Cloud / Data Solutions Architect with Microsoft. Based in the UK and working closely with partners across the Azure data stack. He has been working with data systems since SQL 6.5 but now his focus the majority of his time is on modern database warehousing, advanced analytics and IoT workloads.

19:20 - 19:45 - Break
Time for pizza

19:45 - 20:45 - A year in the life of PowerBI
Speaker: Paul Henwood

Summary: From machine learning to Premium. This demo rich session will cover all the key changes happening in Power BI over the last year. Steaming data sets, dashboard and report level usage metrics, Power BI Apps and row level security changes to name but a few.

20:45 - 21:00 - Feedback and Close

Finally: Drinks down the pub

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LS3 1EP

United Kingdom

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