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Microsoft SQL Server User Group. Run by the community, for the community. Part of PASS.org.

Speakers are from the community, sharing their experience and knowledge. New presenters are welcome! Share what you have learned and help others understand a concept or help others benefit from your experiences.

Meetings in North Austin on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.

Meeting in South/Central Austin on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Official webpage: http://cactuss.sqlpass.org/

Upcoming events (5+)

NORTH - Submit Your Topic - Speaker Open

Microsoft Corp

Submit Your Topic - Speaker Open

NORTH - Submit Your Topic - Speaker Open

Microsoft Corp

Submit Your Topic - Speaker Open

Call for speakers: Business Intelligence SQL Saturday (Event Sat, Feb 8th)

East Williamson County Higher Education Center

Call for speakers will be live by the end of October. A Meetup announcement will go out when this is live. Call for speakers will close Mon, Jan 6th, 11:59 pm Central time. Event date: Sat, Feb 8, 2020 Location: East Williamson County Higher Education Center (aka Texas State Technical College) 1600 Innovation Blvd Hutto TX, 78634 Directions: The northeast corner of US-79 (E Palm Valley Blvd) and TX-130. You do not need to get on toll road to get here. When going east on US-79, take the exit that says TX-130 Austin Waco. Stay on the frontage of US-79. Go straight, under TX-130. Turn left at the stop lights. This takes you under US-79. Stay on the access road of TX-130. About 500 feet passed the lights, there is a little road that takes you to to Innovation Blvd / County Road 108. Turn left, facing north. The venue will be 1 mile up the road, on the left. URL will be live by the end of October: https://www.sqlsaturday.com/939/ What it is: Free day of training by community members around all aspects of Data and Business Intelligence. Sessions are 1 hour. There will be at least 4 concurrent rooms, with 5 sessions in each rooms throughout the day. Example topics to present and attend: (not an exhaustive list) (topics do not have to include Microsoft technologies) * Power BI / Tableau * Home Grown Reporting * Proper Dashboard Design * How To Present Data * Data Models * Data Ethics / Security * Data Science * Data Demographics * Data Importing / Exporting * R / Python / DAX * SSRS / SSIS * Microsoft PowerApps * Azure Data Factory * Career Development Example formats to present: (not an exhaustive list) * Classroom lecture * Real life tips and tricks on a topic * What you wish you knew before the project / career * A project that failed / succeeded and what roadblocks / decisions happened * Describe your workflow across tools * What recent new tools / enhancements / updates excite you and make your job easier * Common misconceptions on a subject / tool / design / field * How you stay current with learning

NORTH - Submit Your Topic - Speaker Open

Microsoft Corp

Submit Your Topic - Speaker Open

Past events (170)

Storytelling with Data: Where tech and art intersect

Mexican American Cultural Center

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