We’re sponsoring SQL Saturday , Kansas City!

SQL Saturday KCHave you heard about SQL Saturday? This is one of the most exciting events for SQL Server professionals & those wanting to learn more about the technology. We’re excited to announce that KC IT Professionals is a silver sponsor for this FREE all day training event on October 2nd @ Cerner’s Riverport Campus!  We’ve worked alongside the KC SQL Server User Group to bring this event to Kansas City.  Come and learn more about SQL Server, share your knowledge with others and network with other SQL Server professionals in the area and around the nation.

The stats so far: we’ve got over 280 people registered to attend! 60 Sessions on various topics were submitted by numerous national & local SQL Server experts including: 2 Microsoft Certified Masters, 5 SQL Server MVP’s, etc! We accepted 41 sessions and have several tracks geared towards beginning & advanced DBA topics , Datatabase Developer & Business Intelligence.

Here’s the current schedule:

Start Time BI Bonus DBA 101 DBA Beyond 101 Developer Professional Development Special Topic
08:30 AM Marc Beacom
Introduction to Analysis Services
Kathi Kellenberger
What’s New with Reporting Services?
Peter Trast
Be in control – Policy Based Management
Thomas LaRock
What Are You Waiting For?
Russel Loski
Stored procedure tracing using the xml datatype
Steve Jones
The Modern Resume: Building Your Brand
Karen Lopez
Database Design Contentious Issues
09:45 AM Brett Flippin
Incremental ETL Processes with SSIS
Carlos Bossy
Essentials of a Business Intelligence Architecture
Kim Tessereau
Indexes and Execution Plans
Leonard Mwangi
Unleashing PowerShell to you SQL Environment.
Kevin Boles
Advanced TSQL Solutions
Open Networking
Open Networking
Scott Shaw
SQL Server in Healthcare – Healthy Relationship?
11:00 AM Kushal Lal
Report Model a solution for ad-hoc reporting
Dennis Graham
Advanced topics in SSRS:
Rob Kraft
SQL Server Security – All Things Considered
Jeff Hattendorf
Database Mirroring
Arie Jones
Going Spatial!
WIT Panel
Women in Technology Panel Discussion
Aaron King
The Benefits of SQL Azure
13:00 PM Frank Kearney
Partition management in Analysis Services
Tim Toennies
SQL Azure in Business Intelligence
Bill Graziano
SQL Server Administration for new DBAs and non-DBA
Arie Jones
Take Control with Resource Governor
Kevin Boles
Common TSQL Programming Mistakes
Open Networking
Open Networking
Brian Mitchell
SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse
14:15 PM Carlos Bossy
Data Mining with Analysis Services
Dennis Graham
Reporting against data other than databases
Wendy Pastrick
Transactional Replication 101
Chris Shaw
Managing a 0 Downtime Shop
Bill Fellows
CLR in SQL Server: A love story in 5 parts
Brian Mitchell
Data Warehouse Design Best Practices
15:30 PM Joe Ferry
Start Using MDX with SSAS 2008
Kevin Boles
SQL Server and SANs
Sandeep Khandelwal
SharePoint & SQL Server – Marriage made in heaven
Sudhir Gajre
Strategies for Maximum Concurrency and Performance
Tim Toennies
SharePoint as a data source or destination in SSIS
Open Networking
Open Networking
Ameet Phadnis
Integrate LOB SQL Data into my portal

To register for this event, go here !

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