April MADPASS meeting | Sean Forgatch | $25 gift card

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Join us this week on April 17th for free pizza and beer and a chance to win a $25 gift card! We will have Sean Forgatch in attendance to discuss the Azure Data Factory Ingestion Framework. Details below!


5:30 - 5:45 - Food & Networking
5:45 - 6:15 - General Q&A session & Announcements
6:15 - 7:30 - Main Presentation
7:30 - 7:45 - Q&A Session & Wrap-up

Featured Presentation:
Azure Data Factory Ingestion Framework
Sean Forgatch, Senior Consultant, Data Engineering Avanade
In this session we will discuss Data Strategy around data lake ingestion and how that shapes the design of a framework to fuel Azure Data Factory. This session will take you through the development of a Metadata database designed using Data Vault modeling, the collection of the metadata, as well as building a fully automated Data Factory pipeline.

About Sean:
Sean Forgatch is a Senior Consultant at Avanade based out of Chicago, IL focusing on Data Strategy, Data Engineering, and Business Intelligence. Serving multiple Fortune and Global 500 companies he has helped push the limits of Azure and is working on some of the largest Azure Data Lakes and Analytics implementations in the industry. He has been speaking at tech conferences across the United States since 2016, was the President of the Northeast Wisconsin PASS, and served on the board for SQL Saturday Madison. Originally from Southern Illinois, Sean enjoys running and lifting, as well as casual conversations with coffee, and spending time with his dog Sailor, an all white Siberian Husky.
Online Streaming:

If you are unable to attend in person, we have you covered! This meeting will be broadcasted live. You may access the stream by using this link below. The main presentation will start around 6:15PM.