Tuesday, May 6, 2014 Registration Open 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Advanced Analysis TechniquesAnalytics and VisualizationBig DataInformation DeliveryStrategy and Architecture

Schedule is subject to change.


Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Pre-Conference Schedule

Room 230A230B230C220B220C231AB
07:00 AM - 08:00 PM Registration
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM Continental Breakfast**, Exhibit Hall
08:30 AM - 10:15 AM PowerPivot: Fundamentals and Patterns to Make You Effective TODAY

Rob Collie

AV-199-P
Real-World Small Big Data

Lynn Langit

BD-199-P
Superhero Power BI

Peter Myers

AV-299-P
Data Science Master Class: Exploring More Exotic Patterns in Data

Mark Whitehorn

AAT-199-P
Predictive Analytics for Absolute Beginners

Artus Krohn-Grimberghe, Mark Tabladillo

AAT-299-P
Implementation and Design on the Parallel Data Warehouse

Jason Strate

BD-399-P
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Refreshment Break**
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM PowerPivot: Fundamentals and Patterns to Make You Effective TODAY

Rob Collie

AV-199-P
Real-World Small Big Data

Lynn Langit

BD-199-P
Superhero Power BI

Peter Myers

AV-299-P
Data Science Master Class: Exploring More Exotic Patterns in Data

Mark Whitehorn

AAT-199-P
Predictive Analytics for Absolute Beginners

Artus Krohn-Grimberghe, Mark Tabladillo

AAT-299-P
Implementation and Design on the Parallel Data Warehouse

Jason Strate

BD-399-P
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Pre-Conference Lunch**, Exhibit Hall
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM PowerPivot: Fundamentals and Patterns to Make You Effective TODAY

Rob Collie

AV-199-P
Real-World Small Big Data

Lynn Langit

BD-199-P
Superhero Power BI

Peter Myers

AV-299-P
Data Science Master Class: Exploring More Exotic Patterns in Data

Mark Whitehorn

AAT-199-P
Predictive Analytics for Absolute Beginners

Artus Krohn-Grimberghe, Mark Tabladillo

AAT-299-P
Implementation and Design on the Parallel Data Warehouse

Jason Strate

BD-399-P
03:00 PM - 03:15 PM Refreshment Break**
03:15 PM - 04:30 PM PowerPivot: Fundamentals and Patterns to Make You Effective TODAY

Rob Collie

AV-199-P
Real-World Small Big Data

Lynn Langit

BD-199-P
Superhero Power BI

Peter Myers

AV-299-P
Data Science Master Class: Exploring More Exotic Patterns in Data

Mark Whitehorn

AAT-199-P
Predictive Analytics for Absolute Beginners

Artus Krohn-Grimberghe, Mark Tabladillo

AAT-299-P
Implementation and Design on the Parallel Data Warehouse

Jason Strate

BD-399-P
**For registered Pre-Conference attendees only

Thursday, May 8, 2014 Conference Schedule

Room 230A230B230C220A220B220C
07:00 AM - 06:30 PM Registration
07:00 AM - 08:00 AM Continental Breakfast, Exhibit Hall
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM Keynote - Amir Netz and Kamal Hathi
09:15 AM - 10:00 AM Refreshment Break, Exhibit Hall
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Stats Across the Stack

Erika Bakse

AAT-100
Creating an End-to-End Power View Reporting Solution

Devin Knight

ID-100
Enterprise BI Architecture with Power BI

Rod Colledge

SA-205
An Introduction to Predictive Modeling

Carlos Bossy

AAT-101
3D Visualization and Storytelling with Power Map for Excel

Sanjay Soni

AV-304-M
Deploying Hadoop in the Cloud

Lara Rubbelke

BD-301-M
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM What it Takes to Create Value from Data and Analytics

Rebecca Shockley

AV-201
Panel: Has Big Data Killed the EDW?

Stacia Misner, Joseph D'Antoni...

BD-102
Real-World Sentiment Analysis with Big Data Tools

Jose Chinchilla

AAT-102
Data Analysis in Excel and Power BI for Office 365

Michael Tejedor

AV-203-M
Analytics and OLTP Systems: Is Hekaton a Game-Changer?

Todd McDermid

SA-102
Hadoop for SQL Server Professionals

Konstantin Korobkov

BD-101
12:15 PM - 01:30 PM Lunch, Exhibit Hall
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM Building an Effective Data Warehouse Architecture

James Serra

SA-103
Managing Your Alibi with Social Media

Niko Neugebauer, Scott Stauffer

ID-101
Using Hive to Query and Process Big Data

Dan Clark

BD-200
Web Analytics with Microsoft BI

Tillmann Eitelberg, Oliver Engels

AV-200
Fighting Global Cybercrime and BotNets using Power BI and Big Data

Zoe Krumm, Sanjay Soni

BD-302-M
Real-Time Big Data Analytics with R

David Smith

AAT-204
02:30 PM - 02:45 PM Coffee Service
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Introduction to PDW Distribution Theory

Jason Strate

BD-202
NodeXL: Charting Collections of Connections in Social Media

Marc Smith

AAT-104
MDX for PowerPivot Users

Chris Webb

AV-202
Your Own Data Revolution: PowerPivotPro’s Six Principles

Rob Collie

SA-200
Using Time Series Clustering to Understand Customer Behavior

Evelyn Lawson, Dana Zuber

AV-100
Unlocking Business Value with Advanced Analytics

Val Fontama, Derek Bevan

AAT-206-M
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM BI in Windows Azure Virtual Machines: From Creation to User Access

Chuck Heinzelman

SA-303-M
Through Gardens Overgrown: PowerPivot to SSAS 2012 Tabular

William E Pearson III

ID-200
Real Time with Big Data: Fact or Fiction?

Christopher Schnieper, Rick Wedgeworth

BD-201
Panel: Myths, Misunderstandings, and Successes in Data Analytics

Karen Lopez, Lynn Langit...

SA-202
Predictive Analytics for Beginners

Artus Krohn-Grimberghe

AAT-201
DAX from the Field: Real-World Case Studies

Alberto Ferrari

AV-300
05:15 PM - 06:15 PM The True Value of Your Data Analytics Project

Cristian Vava

AAT-205
ETL: Avoiding Costly Mistakes

Rafael Salas

SA-203
Health Analytics: Quality and Effectiveness of Healthcare with Power BI

Tom Lawry

AV-204-M
Advanced Analytics in Excel 2013

Dejan Sarka

AV-302
Business Insight through Cloud-Based Data Models

Javier Guillen

SA-201
Using Customer Data to Drive New Business Initiatives

Madhu Iyer

AAT-103

Friday, May 9, 2014 Conference Schedule

Room 230A230B230C220A220B220C
07:00 AM - 04:00 PM Registration
07:00 AM - 08:00 AM Continental Breakfast, Exhibit Hall
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM Keynote - David McCandless
09:15 AM - 10:00 AM Refreshment Break, Exhibit Hall
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM The Reality of “Industrial Strength” Excel – A Case Study

Michael Miskell, Rob Collie

SA-204
Integrating Big Data with SharePoint 2013

Edwin Sarmiento

ID-201
DNA Sequencing Analysis in the Cloud

Maxim Lukiyanov, Wu Feng

BD-203-M
The Modern Analytics Architecture

Joseph D'Antoni

SA-300
Using Data to Make Decisions

Dev Nambi

AAT-203
M versus P versus R

Oliver Engels, Julian Breunung

AAT-300
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM How Microsoft BI Helps the Grameen Foundation Improve Lives

Marc Reguera, Jason Hahn...

AV-303-M
Growth Hacking Using Data

Elena Verna

AAT-305
Kick-Ass Ad Hoc Cube Browser Built in SSRS 2014

Grant Paisley

ID-300
Insights from Big Data: Interaction, Design, and Innovation

Alejandro Jaimes

BD-303
Power BI from an IT Pro Perspective

Samuel Zhang

SA-302-M
Advanced Spatial Analysis: Beyond Bubble Charts

Jason Horner

AAT-200
12:15 PM - 01:30 PM Lunch, Exhibit Hall
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM Machine Learning Smackdown

Mark Tabladillo, Lynn Langit

AAT-304
Deep Dive into Power Query Formula Language

Matt Masson, Theresa Palmer-Boroski

AV-400-M
Migrating to PDW? Lessons from the Field

James Rowland-Jones

SA-301
Introduction to Time Series Forecasting

Peter Myers

AAT-202
Querying in DAX

Marco Russo

AV-301
Solving Complex Business Problems with DAX

Kasper de Jonge

SA-400-M
02:30 PM - 02:45 PM Coffee Service
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM Big Data and the Challenge of Unstructured Information Analysis

Mark Davis

BD-204
Bridging the Gap Between Decision Makers and Advanced Analytics

Anil Kaul

AAT-302
Big Data Mining with Mahout

Paco Gonzalez

AAT-301
Natural Language Data Exploration with Power BI Q&A

Adam Wilson

AV-305-M
R and Hadoop: From Data Sources to Secret Sauce

Jen Stirrup

BD-300
A Master Data Management Case Study: MDS and DQS

Josh Fennessy

SA-100
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM Introduce Yourself to Data Mining Using Case Studies

Carlos Bossy

AAT-105
DataViz You Thought You Couldn't Do with SSRS

Jason Thomas

ID-301
Data Visualization Deep Dive with Power View in Power BI

Will Thompson

AV-306-M
Managing Big Data Teams in a Big Company

Dana Zuber

SA-104
The Role of SQL Server 2012 PDW AU1 & Polybase in the Modern Data Warehouse

Brian Mitchell, Tammy Richter Jones

AAT-306-M
Regularization in Regression and Deep Learning Methods

Giovanni Seni

AAT-303