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April 17, 2012

PASS Opens Summit 2012 Call for Speakers

It’s here! PASS opened its Call for Speakers today for PASS Summit 2012, inviting community and Microsoft speakers to submit session abstracts for this fall’s conference, Nov. 6-9 in Seattle. Submit your session proposals by May 13 in one or more of the six tracks. This is your invitation and opportunity to help shape the PASS Summit educational program. Find out more.

In this Issue: PASS Opens Summit 2012 Call for Speakers | SQLRally Dallas Right Around the Corner | Data Architecture VC | Community Profile: Jen Stirrup | Call for Interest: SQLRally 2013


SQLRally Dallas Right Around the Corner!

View the full PASS SQLRally Dallas Schedule Builder to create your customized itinerary. Plus, check out the SQL Server Clinic and Women in Technology panel, our After Hours activities, and who’s attending, then help spread the word with “I’m attending” badges, banners, and Twibbons. Haven’t signed up yet for the May 10-11 event? Don’t wait - get the discounted rate of $399 when you register by April 29.

Community Profile:
Getting to know Jen Stirrup

BI consultant Jen Stirrup – the first person in her extended family and poor area of Scotland to get a degree – combines her passion for technology and people in a career that makes a difference. And she’s got a challenge for you. Read more.

Data Architecture VC: Building a Firm Foundation

For the past 18 months, the PASS Data Architecture Virtual Chapter has been helping IT pros build a firm foundation in database design via free webcasts with the best and brightest in the SQL Server community. The DArch VC has something for everyone, whether you’re a DBA, a database or data integration developer, a data warehousing professional, a data presentation developer, or a client-side application developer persisting data for later retrieval. Read more.


Call for Interest: SQLRally 2013

Interested in having your city host PASS SQLRally 2013? Here's what you need to put on this popular SQL Server regional event: an enthusiastic and supportive SQL Server community; a core group of dedicated volunteers; and, the willingness to put in long hours and hard work. Got what it takes? Then drop us a line at rallyinterest@sqlpass.org. We're taking stock of interest until May 1.


EVENTS
Data Arch VC: Todd McDermid on Datawarehouse Dimension Processing with Integration Services - From Simple to Complex, Apr. 19, 12pm CT
PASS SQLSaturday #137
Canberra, AU, Apr. 19
PASS SQLSaturday #118
Madison, Apr. 21
PASS SQLSaturday #138
Sydney, AU, Apr. 21
Global Chinese VC: SQL Server Data Tools, Apr. 22, 10:30am GMT +08:00
BLOGOSPHERE
Going to SQLRally? Don’t have business cards? Get moving. Craig Purnell
Will I See You At SQL Saturday #118 Wisconsin? Jes Schultz Borland
SQL Saturday #107–Houston Thomas LeBlanc
Luxury (pronounced look-shoe-ree) Eric Lawson
SQLPASSTV
Get free technical training with this week’s Top Ten PASS Summit 2010 session: Tales from the Trenches: GUIDs - Use, Abuse and How to Move Forward with Kimberly Tripp.
QUICK LINKS
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PASS Summit 2012 Call for Speakers Now Open 
SQLRally Dallas 2012
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