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PASS Summit 2011 Call for Speakers

The Program Committee is hard at work to make PASS Summit 2011 the best ever but they need your help! Consider submitting an abstract for this year’s big event. All PASS members are invited to submit up to four program and two pre-conference session abstracts by midnight Thursday, May 5. A maximum of two abstracts per speaker can be selected.

PASS Summit speakers receive many benefits, including:

  • Complimentary registration to PASS Summit 2011
  • Industry recognition and the satisfaction of helping grow the SQL Server community
  • Opportunities to network with thousands of SQL Server MVPs, experts, and peers

For more information, check out the PASS speaker resources or visit the PASS Summit 2011 site.


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3 Weeks to PASS SQLRally

The excitement’s building with just 3 weeks until the inaugural PASS SQLRally event in Orlando May 11-13. A big thanks to everyone who’s registered and helped spread the word and for all the hard work of volunteers and regional chapters supporting this community-driven conference!

Time’s running out to register for SQLRally at the discounted rate, available through April 30. View and download the schedule, see session descriptions and speakers, and find out what people are saying. Plus, don’t miss the awesome raffle prizes courtesy of our sponsors: Dell, Confio, Entrinsik, Enterprise Software Solutions, Idera, Melissa Data, Red Gate Software, Quest Software and SQL Sentry.

This week, we’re spotlighting the four SQLRally full-day pre-conference seminars with a roundup of community blog posts. The DBA and BI pre-cons are selling out—if you want a seat, act now!

Add a pre-con today for only $199, and continue to follow and fuel the SQLRally buzz on twitter (#sqlrally).

In the News

PASS Data Architecture VC presents: Database Standards SOP
April 21, 12-1pm CT (online)

PASS DW/BI VC Presents: Developing Date and Role-Playing Dimensions
April 26, 12-1pm ET (online)

PASS DW/BI VC Presents: Tuning Analysis Services Processing Performance
April 27, 12-1pm ET (online)

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PASS SQLRally WIT Luncheon: How to Find or Become a Mentor

Join panelists Karen López, Melinda White, and Adam Jorgensen at the PASS SQLRally WIT Luncheon and Panel Discussion on “Mentoring Women In Technology: How to Find or Become a Mentor.” RSVP details for the May 12 luncheon, presented by SQL Sentry, will be posted soon. Seating is limited, so watch for more information and plan to attend.

Help Spread the Word!
PASS Summit 2011 is the SQL Server and BI event of the year and it’s not to be missed. We’ve put together some graphics for use on your website, email signatures, blogs and more. Find out more.

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