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Schedule is subject to change.


Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013 Pre-Conference Schedule

07:00 AM - 08:00 PM Registration, Level 4
07:00 AM - 07:00 PM PASS Booth & Community Zone
07:00 AM - 08:00 AM Breakfast - Pre-conference attendees only
Room Sheraton 2 Chicago 8 Sheraton 1 Chicago 9 Sheraton 3
NOTE: Rooms are subject to change closer to the date of the event.
08:00 AM - 09:30 AM Architecting the Next Generation Information Analytics Platform

Robert Skoglund, Brian Mitchell

SA-198-P
Big Data and NoSQL for Database and BI Pros

Andrew J. Brust

BDII-299-P
Power to the Business Analyst: Self-Service Microsoft BI

Peter Myers

DAV-299-P
A Best Practices Cookbook for Data Mining

Mark Tabladillo, Artus Krohn-Grimberghe

AAI-299-P
Collecting and Defining Users' Analytical Requirements

Mark Whitehorn

SA-199-P
09:30 AM - 09:45 AM Refreshment Break, Level 4
09:45 AM - 11:30 AM Architecting the Next Generation Information Analytics Platform

Robert Skoglund, Brian Mitchell

SA-198-P
Big Data and NoSQL for Database and BI Pros

Andrew J. Brust

BDII-299-P
Power to the Business Analyst: Self-Service Microsoft BI

Peter Myers

DAV-299-P
A Best Practices Cookbook for Data Mining

Mark Tabladillo, Artus Krohn-Grimberghe

AAI-299-P
Collecting and Defining Users' Analytical Requirements

Mark Whitehorn

SA-199-P
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Pre-Conference Lunch, River Exhibit Hall
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Architecting the Next Generation Information Analytics Platform

Robert Skoglund, Brian Mitchell

SA-198-P
Big Data and NoSQL for Database and BI Pros

Andrew J. Brust

BDII-299-P
Power to the Business Analyst: Self-Service Microsoft BI

Peter Myers

DAV-299-P
A Best Practices Cookbook for Data Mining

Mark Tabladillo, Artus Krohn-Grimberghe

AAI-299-P
Collecting and Defining Users' Analytical Requirements

Mark Whitehorn

SA-199-P
02:00 PM - 02:15 PM Refreshment Break, Level 4
02:15 PM - 04:00 PM Architecting the Next Generation Information Analytics Platform

Robert Skoglund, Brian Mitchell

SA-198-P
Big Data and NoSQL for Database and BI Pros

Andrew J. Brust

BDII-299-P
Power to the Business Analyst: Self-Service Microsoft BI

Peter Myers

DAV-299-P
A Best Practices Cookbook for Data Mining

Mark Tabladillo, Artus Krohn-Grimberghe

AAI-299-P
Collecting and Defining Users' Analytical Requirements

Mark Whitehorn

SA-199-P
04:00 PM - 07:00 PM Big Data Camp, Level 4
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM Evening Event - Welcome Reception/Exhibitor Reception, Exhibit Hall

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 Conference Schedule

07:00 AM - 05:00 PM Registration
07:00 AM - 08:00 AM Breakfast
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM Keynote: Kamal Hathi and Amir Netz, Microsoft, Ballroom, Level 4
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM Expo Hall, River Exhibit Hall, Level 1
09:15 AM - 10:00 AM Refreshment Break / Expo Hall
Room Chicago 8 Chicago 9 Sheraton 1 Chicago 10 Sheraton 2 Sheraton 3
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM From Data to Insights with Microsoft’s Big Data

Eron Kelly

BDII-100-M
Deep Dive into PowerPivot in Office and SharePoint

Diego Oppenheimer, Kay Unkroth

DAV-300-M
Self-Service Business Analytics in 2013

Rod Colledge

IDC-204
What Is Data Science?

Mark Whitehorn

AAI-103
Sports Analytics: Big Data in the Big Time

Wayne Winston

DAV-108
Inside Atento: Strategies for a Corporate Data Warehouse

Javier Torrenteras, Enrique Moreno

SA-302
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM From Data to Insight – Views from Microsoft Finance

Marc Reguera

DAV-202-M
Yahoo!, Big Data, and Microsoft BI: Bigger and Better Together

Denny Lee, Dianne Eckloff

BDII-302-M
Data Analysis with R and Julia

Mark Tabladillo

AAI-200
Hailing Frequencies: Analysis Services Terms and Concepts

Mark Vaillancourt, Doug Lane

IDC-101
Creating an End-to-End Power View Reporting Solution

Devin Knight

DAV-102
Extending PowerPivot into a Scalable Component for Enterprise BI

Avi Perez

IDC-206
12:15 PM - 01:30 PM Lunch / Expo Hall
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM Present and Futures: Roadmap and Strategy

Kamal Hathi, Ashvini Sharma

SA-102-M
Advanced Dashboards Using Excel, Excel Services, and PerformancePoint

Leif Brenne

DAV-301-M
Mobile Business Intelligence, Apprentice Style!

Jen Stirrup

IDC-203
Modern Data Warehousing Strategy

Marco Russo

SA-201
Relational and Non-relational Data Living in Peace and Harmony

Artin Avanes

BDII-300-M
Visualization Choices: What, When, and How?

Paul Turley

DAV-204
02:30 PM - 02:45 PM Refreshment Break
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Office as Your BI Platform

Ashvini Sharma, Seayoung Rhee

IDC-200-M
Ensuring Compliance of Patient Data with Big Data and BI

Denny Lee, Ayad Shammout

BDII-301-M
NoSQL: An Analysis

Andrew J. Brust

BDII-200
Crossing the Last Mile with Predictable Hospital Readmissions

Drew Minkin

AAI-102
Big Data Analytics with Excel 2013

Peter Myers

BDII-202
Power to the Pivot - Practical Intro to PowerPivot 2012

Hope Foley

DAV-103
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM Advanced Data Visualization with SQL Server Reporting Services

Oliver Engels, Tillmann Eitelberg

DAV-302
Make Cloud BI Work for You

Chuck Heinzelman, Gilad Elyashar...

SA-301-M
Analytics for Business Strategy

Cristian Vava

AAI-101
Taking BI to the Next Level: Collaboration

Stacia Misner

IDC-205
Why BI Projects Fail (And What You Can Do About It)

Craig Utley

SA-100
Advancing Analytics at Microsoft Advertising

Naga Krothapalli

DAV-203-M
05:15 PM - 06:15 PM Mastering Time-Based Analysis in DAX

Dan Clark

DAV-201
Measuring the Subscription Economy

Angel Abundez

DAV-200
Overview of Microsoft Appliances

James Serra

BDII-105
The Future of Apache Hive and Hadoop 2.0: Bigger, Faster, Stronger

Carter Shanklin

AAI-100
Building the Business Case for Big Data

Hyoun Park

BDII-101
Enabling Collaborative Analysis while Maintaining Governance

John Whittaker, Ben Boise

IDC-102
07:00 PM - 10:00 PM Community Appreciation Party - Lucky Strike, 322 E. Illinois St.

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 Conference Schedule

07:00 AM - 05:00 PM Registration
07:00 AM - 08:00 AM Breakfast
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM Keynote: Steven Levitt, Ballroom, Level 4
09:15 AM - 10:00 AM Refreshment Break / Expo Hall
Room Chicago 8 Chicago 9 Sheraton 1 Chicago 10 Sheraton 2 Sheraton 3
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Drab to Dynamite! Managed Self-Service BI Using Real-World Data

Sandy Rivas, Riccardo Muti

DAV-206-M
Mastering the CUBE Functions in Excel 2013

Peter Myers

DAV-205
60-Minute Demo: Microsoft BI Tools on SAP Data

Michael Raheem

IDC-301
Data Visualization with Power View and the Tabular Model

Jen Stirrup

AAI-301
Big Data: Threat or Opportunity?

Shaun Connolly

BDII-103
PDW Architecture Gets Real: Customer Implementations

Brian Walker, Murshed Zaman

SA-300-M
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM Drive Smarter Decisions with Microsoft HDInsight

Tim Mallalieu

BDII-104-M
Feed Your Data! OData Data Feeds for PowerPivot Users

Chris Webb

DAV-100
My Brain Hurts: Presenting Data with Microsoft Tools

Craig Utley

IDC-100
Excel Charting Tips

Wayne Winston

DAV-109
Building an Effective Data Warehouse Architecture

James Serra

SA-101
Data Analytics: Realizing the Full Potential

Mike Stringer

DAV-110
12:15 PM - 01:30 PM Lunch / Expo Hall
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM The Essential 8: Narrative Reporting Techniques

Josh Fennessy, Julie Koesmarno

DAV-105
Self-Service Data Modeling

Marco Russo

DAV-107
GeoSpatial Analytics Using Microsoft BI

Jason Thomas

DAV-104
How Intel Integrates Self-Service BI with IT for Better Business Results

Cindy Gross, Eduardo Gamez

DAV-208-M
MDS and DQS - Beyond the TLAs to Data Quality

Neil Hambly

SA-202
Parallelizing Large Excel-Based Calculations on HPC Server & Azure

Antonio Zurlo

AAI-304-M
02:30 PM - 02:45 PM Refreshment Break
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Dark Matter: Domain Experts & Nextgen Spreadsheets Are Our Future

Rob Collie

SA-303
Business Intelligence on Mobile Devices

Leif Brenne, Ari Schorr

IDC-201-M
Charting Collections of Social Media Connections with NodeXL

Marc Smith

DAV-106
Social Text, Sentiment, and Tone Analysis

Ruben Pertusa Lopez, Paco Gonzalez

AAI-201
Delivering Agile BI Solutions

Dave DuVarney

SA-200
Online Advertising: Hybrid Approach to Large-Scale Data Analysis

Dmitri Tchikatilov, Anna Skobodzinski...

DAV-303-M
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM Using Power View and Hadoop to Unlock Hidden Markets

Stacia Misner, Joseph D'Antoni

DAV-207
The ABCs of Scoring: Why, How, and Getting a Good Grade

Dan Bulos

DAV-101
Microsoft Data Explorer for Excel: Data Discovery & Transformation

Faisal Mohamood

IDC-202-M
Recommender Systems – A Walkthrough

Artus Krohn-Grimberghe

AAI-300
SQL Server Predictive Analytics: Customer Stories

Raman Iyer

AAI-302-M
Big Data - Top Ingredient to Improve Healthcare

Paul Bradley

BDII-102