An Introduction to Power BI Desktop and Dashboards in a Day - Free Event

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30 people went

NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing Carl DeSantis Building

3301 College Avenue · Fort Lauderdale, FL

How to find us

We are right across from the Parking Garage building structure adjacent to the Carl DeSantis building.

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South Florida Power BI User Group (SFPBI)

An Introduction to Power BI Desktop and Dashboard in a Day.
Presented by Adriano da Silva & Cecilia Brusatori

- Abstract:
, An Introduction to Power BI Desktop and Dashboard in a Day is a hands-on introduction designed for those with limited or no experience with Power BI. The day is divided into sessions that expose the audience to the basics of the product along with its best practices. This event covers all key aspects of creating, modifying and deploying beautiful reports and interactive Dashboards using Power BI Desktop and publishing to the Power BI Service. In addition to this, attendees will be introduced to the Power BI Service collaboration capabilities.

This event covers Power BI Dashboard development life cycle in a simple and yet scalable approach. This made possible by a framework that is presented in a manner that is easy to comprehend coupled with practical demonstrations tailored to reinforce the knowledge with exercises designed for you to apply the covered materials right away.

- Location:
Nova Southeastern University
Carl DeSantis Building
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Room #: 2074

- Schedule Overview:
. 08:30 am - Registration & Breakfast
. 09:00 am - Session Starts
. 11:45 am - Lunch Break
. 12:25 pm - Session Continues
. 03:00 pm – Conclusion

- Requirements:
. There are two simple requirements to attend this Bootcamp:
a. A Laptop with the latest Power BI version installed.
b. Download Power BI Desktop from

*Lunch will be included!

- Presenters Bio:

- Cecilia Brusatori:
Cecilia is a BI & Data Analytics consultant at Magna Data, with over 15 years playing with Data. Microsoft Certified Professional. Passionate and curious, uses Data to solve simple to complex business scenarios and deliver high-value solutions.
Active community Leader of PASS South Florida SQL Server User Group, SQL Saturday and the South Florida Power BI User Group organizer. When she is not working, enjoys reading a good book, learning science related topics, and yoga.

- Adriano da Silva:
He is a Principal Consultant at Bright International Corporation a consulting company focused in addressing complex business problems with innovative, effective and robust solutions in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Business Intelligence, Big Data, Machine Learning and Internet of Things. He is experienced in partnering with business leaders to advise and implement technical and business solutions.
He is also an engaged in sharing and educating others by being a student and community leader; such as the South Florida Power BI User Group (SFPBI) and the Microsoft Business Intelligence User Group of South Florida (MSBISF). In addition to this, he is a regular speaker and presenter at technical conferences and user groups around the country; such as SQL Saturday. These are just some of the ways he is able to positively contribute to the betterment professionals, students and the general public interested in learning and understanding technology.

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