Pacific Northwest Power BI Symposium

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We are excited to announce the 2nd Annual Pacific Northwest Power BI Symposium, brought to you by the Portland Power BI User Group! We aim to build on our momentum last year to deliver a night full of learning and community building.


YOU MUST BE REGISTERED ON EVENTBRITE TO ATTEND, registering on Meetup will not ensure a seat for your attendance.


Thank you to our generous sponsors WhereScape, Lexicon Solutions, and Metric Inights for their contributions to keep this Symposium free for all attendees!! More information on our sponsors below.

*Event is not open to consultants or vendors - reach out to [masked] for sponsorship options

WhereScape: Data Warehouse Automation

WhereScape helps IT organizations of all sizes leverage automation to design, develop, deploy, and operate data infrastructure faster. More than 700 customers worldwide rely on WhereScape automation to eliminate hand-coding and other repetitive, time-intensive aspects of IT projects to deliver data warehouses, vaults, lakes and marts in less time.

Lexicon Solutions:

Lexicon Solutions is the sponsor of the Portland Power BI monthly meetup and the go-to staffing company for both Power BI professionals looking for new opportunities and organizations in need of Power BI resources for their team. We have been providing contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire, and payroll services to companies around the Portland metro area for over 15 years. Drop us a line and let us know how we can help you!

Metric Insights:

Metric Insights’ Push Intelligence platform gives your data the audience it deserves. The platform connects to your existing databases, operational applications, and Business Intelligence solutions, to provide business users with: a consolidated portal that lets users access all metrics, reports, and dashboards in one place; anomaly detection to uncover critical changes in the data automatically; a distribution and alerting engine that delivers the right data to the right user at the right time.



2:30 ; Check-in and registration opens

3:00 ; PAUL TURLEY (Pragmatic Works) - Work session on custom visuals with Charticulator

Partner booths available, come learn what they have to offer!

Hors d'oeuvres and drinks served (alcoholic drinks available for purchase)

4:15 ; RON ELLIS GAUT (CSG Pro / Portland Power BI User Group Leader) - Introduction

4:30 ; BRIAN GRANT (CSG Pro) - DAX Measures: Sparklines and Small Multiples in Power BI

5:15 ; CHRIS WEIS (Columbia Sportswear) - Trail Map for Deploying Power BI to an Enterprise

6:15 ; MARCO RUSSO (SQLBI) - My Power BI Report is Slow... What should I Do?

7:15 ; Closing remarks

7:30 ; Event ends