Encourage. Energize. Empower.

SQL Saturdays are free, one-day training events for SQL Server professionals. Many of these events include a session or discussion on a topic related to Women in Technology. Check out the calendar below for information on upcoming WIT activities at a SQLSaturday near you.

Want to organize a WIT event at your local SQLSaturday but don't know where to start? Download our WIT Session Kit for session abstracts and outlines you can use. For questions or help organizing your event, contact our Regional Activities coordinators by sending an email to WITvc@sqlpass.org.

SQL Saturday
Event  Location  Date  Session Title  Presenter
SQL Saturday #802 #802 San Diego 09-22-2018 2018   Impostor Syndrome: Are You Faking It &
Will they Find Out?

Mindy Curnutt
SQL Saturday #802 San Diego 9-22-2018 CozyRoc: Dynamic Data Flows in SSIS
Without Programming

Diane Schuster
SQL Saturday #802 San Diego 9-22-2018 The Ins and Outs of SQL Indexes
Mindy Curnutt
SQL Saturday #802 San Diego 9-22-2018 Azure Intelligent Services
Amie Mason
SQL Saturday #722
Pre-Con
Lisbon 9-21-2018 Using Query Store to Easily Troubleshoot
and Stabilize Your Workload
Erin Stellato
SQL Saturday #722
Pre-Con
Lisbon 9-21-2018 Azure Analysis Services in a Day Gabi Münster
SQL Saturday #722 Lisbon 9-22-2018 Query Store and Automatic Tuning in
SQL Server 2017 and Azure SQL DB

Erin Stellato
SQL Saturday #722 Lisbon 9-22-2018 Continuous Integration for Analysis
Services

Gabi Munster
SQL Saturday #722 Lisbon 9-22-2018 How to test a Data Warehouse?
Helena Cabral
SQL Saturday #800 Atlanta-BI 9-22-2018 Best Practices for Delivering & Sharing
Content in Power BI

Melissa Coates
SQL Saturday #800 Atlanta-BI 9-22-2018 Mentoring Women in Tech: A Guide for
Men & Women Who Want to Help

Rie Irish
Melody Zacharias
SQL Saturday #800 Atlanta-BI 9-22-2018 The Power of Data: The Complete
Beginners Data Warehouse Kit

Leslie Andrews
SQL Saturday #800 Atlanta-BI 9-22-2018 Whipping Away Stress
Karlyn LeBlanc
SQL Saturday #800 Atlanta-BI 9-22-2018 Introduction to Azure Search
Julie Smith
SQL Saturday #800 Atlanta-BI 9-22-2018 Introduction to Azure AI - The Art of the
possible

Melody Zacharias
SQL Saturday #800 Atlanta-BI 9-22-2018 Performance Monitoring Analysis Services
Tabular

Shabnam Watson
SQL Saturday #800 Atlanta-BI 9-22-2018 Taming of the Shrew - Optimizing Power BI
Kellyn Pot'Vin-Gorman
SQL Saturday #800 Atlanta-BI 9-22-2018 Creating Near Real Time ETLs Using
Serverless Architecture

Samara Soucy
SQL Saturday #800 Atlanta-BI 9-22-2018 How to win Dev and influence QA
Elizabeth Noble
SQL Saturday #797
Pre-Con
Boston 9-21-2018 Advanced Power BI
Ginger Grant
SQL Saturday #797 Boston 9-22-2018 A Different Dimension to Performance
Tuning: Resource Governor

Surbhi Pokharna
SQL Saturday #797 Boston 9-22-2018 Azure CosmosDB and Tools
Bhavna Mangal
SQL Saturday #797 Boston 9-22-2018 WIT panel discussion
Deborah Melkin
SQL Saturday #797 Boston 9-22-2018 Understanding Power BI Administration
and Security

Ginger Grant
SQL Saturday #797 Boston 9-22-2018 The Case for Change: Identifying and
Remedying Bad Code

Amy Herold
SQL Saturday #797 Boston 9-22-2018 From (User) Story to Tables: Read
Between the Lines to Find Your Data

Deborah Melkin
SQL Saturday #797 Boston 9-22-2018 Inventory your data with Azure Data
Catalog

Beth Wolfset
SQL Saturday #753 Lviv 9-29-2018 AWS Redshift Introduction
Maryna Popva
SQL Saturday #795 Porto 9-29-2018 Be a dynamic SQL dynamo!
Joanna Wolthuis
SQL Saturday #804 Sao Paulo 9-29-2018 Quer migrar seu banco de dados para
a nuvem? Pergunte-me como!

Sulamita Dantas
SQL Saturday #804 Sao Paulo 9-29-2018 Let's talk about Always on Availability
Group

Jessica Lima
Marcus Bittencourt
SQL Saturday #770 Pittsburgh 9-29-2018 SQL Server with Docker Containers
Marsha Pierce
SQL Saturday #770 Pittsburgh 9-29-2018 I'm It - Survival Techniques for the Lone DBA
Monica Rathbun
SQL Saturday #770 Pittsburgh 9-29-2018 Intro to Query Store
Tracy Boggiano
SQL Saturday #770 Pittsburgh 9-29-2018 Mom Rules for Managing Enterprise Database Environments
Marsha Pierce
SQL Saturday #770 Pittsburgh 9-29-2018 Always Encrypted for Beginners
Monica Rathbun
SQL Saturday #770 Pittsburgh 9-29-2018 HiHo! HiHo! SQL Server on Linux, We Go!
Janis Griffin
SQL Saturday #770 Pittsburgh 9-29-2018 Tips on Managing Lots of SQL Servers
Tracy Boggiano
SQL Saturday #805 Bucaresti 10-6-2018 SQL vNext: What’s next?
Alexandra Ciortea
SQL Saturday #805 Bucaresti 10-6-2018 S (tudent) QL - SQL Server guide for student
Ozzana Buse
SQL Saturday #765 Denmark 10-6-2018 Collecting Performance Metrics
Tracy Boggiano
SQL Saturday #801 Orlando 10-6-2018 Everything You Need to Know About SQL
Server Indexes

Janis Griffin
SQL Saturday #801 Orlando 10-6-2018 HA/DR Solutions Using Distributed Availability
Group

Jennifer Brocato
SQL Saturday #801 Orlando 10-6-2018 What’s New in the 2017 Query Store
Janis Griffin
SQL Saturday #796 Minnesota 10-6-2018 Hyper-Interactivity in Power BI and SSRS
Report

Erin Dempster
Eleanor Stahura
Brian Larson
SQL Saturday #796 Minnesota 10-6-2018 Designing SSIS Packages for Performance
Erin Dempster
Eleanor Stahura
SQL Saturday #778 Memphis 10-6-2018 Azure Databricks 10
Jandee Richards
SQL Saturday #778 Memphis 10-6-2018 Azure Intelligent Service
Amie Mason
SQL Saturday #778 Memphis 10-6-2018 Best Practices for Power BI Desktop
DeNisha Malone
SQL Saturday #778 Memphis 10-6-2018 The Case for Change: Identifying and
Remedying Bad Code

Amy Herold
SQL Saturday #790 Holland 10-13-2018 Azure Analysis Services - An important step
for BI in the cloud?

Gabi Munster
SQL Saturday #790 Holland 10-13-2018 Governance in the Cloud
Sarah Lean
SQL Saturday #790 Holland 10-13-2018 Simplifying XEvents Management with
dbatool

Chrissy LeMaire
Gianluca Sartori
SQL Saturday #790 Holland 10-13-2018 Monitoring Availability Groups
Tracy Boggiano
SQL Saturday #790 Holland 10-13-2018 Intelligent Reports with Azure Cognitive
Services and Power BI

Leila Etaati
SQL Saturday #788 El Salvador  10-13-2018 Como los modelos de datos soportan
la transformación digital (How data
models support digital transformation)

Karelyn Salamanca
Fabricio Quintanilla
SQL Saturday #781 Columbus 10-13-2018 Source control, now. Peace through
database lifecycle management

Elizabeth Noble
SQL Saturday #781 Columbus 10-13-2018 PowerShell for the DBA
Amy Herold
SQL Saturday #781 Columbus 10-13-2018 Introduction to T-SQL Windowing Function
Kathi Kellenberger
SQL Saturday #781 Columbus 10-13-2018 Azure Machine Learning 101
Kathi Kellenberger
PASS Summit
Pre-Con
Seattle 11-5-2018 Designing Modern Data and Analytics
Solutions in Azure

Melissa Coates
Meagan Longoria

PASS Summit
Pre-Con
Seattle 11-5-2018 Prevent 'Fake News' in Your Data!
Isolation Levels Demystified
Kendra Little
PASS Summit
Pre-Con
Seattle 11-6-2018 Master Git in a Day
Lyndsey Padget
PASS Summit
Pre-Con
Seattle 11-6-2018  SentryOne Data Day
Lori Edwards
PASS Summit
Pre-Con
Seattle 11-6-2018 Fixing Query Performance Problems
from Estimates, Statistics, Heuristics, and
Cardinality

Kimberly Tripp
PASS Summit
Pre-Con
Seattle 11-6-2018 The Art & Science of Designing Smart
Data Stories
Mico Yuk
PASS Summit
Seattle
11-7-2018 Data Types Do Matter 
Angela Henry
PASS Summit Seattle 11-7-2018 Five DevOps Essentials for Better DBA
and Developer Collaboration

Janis Griffin
PASS Summit Seattle 11-7-2018 GitHub for Business: Pro Tips for Success
Lyndsey Padget
PASS Summit Seattle 11-7-2018 Data Catalogs: Trendy & Necessary
Denise McInerney
PASS Summit
Seattle 11-7-2018
The Case for Change: Identifying and 
Remedying Bad Code

Amy Herold
PASS Summit Seattle 11-7-2018 SQL Server Migrations Done the Right Way
Pam Lahoud
Pedro Lopes
Argenis Fernandez
PASS Summit Seattle 11-7-2018 Improving Career Prospects by Incorporating
Advanced Analytical Skills

Ginger Grant
PASS Summit Seattle 11-7-2018 Let Them Finish: Stories from the Trenches
Melody Zacharias
John Morehouse
Rie Irish
Randolph West
Angela Tidwell
Kellyn Pot'Vin-Gorman
Tracy Boggiano
PASS Summit Seattle 11-7-2018 Storytelling for Machine Learning and
Advanced Analytics

Jen Underwood
PASS Summit Seattle 11-7-2018 Architecting for Scalability and
Performance in Hybrid Workloads

Kimberly Tripp
PASS Summit Seattle 11-7-2018 Configure Kerberos for SSRS
Kathi Kellenberger
PASS Summit Seattle 11-7-2018 Do Your Data Visualizations Need A
Makeover?

Meagan Longoria
PASS Summit Seattle 11-7-2018 Azure Analysis Services or PowerBI -
Which service fits you best?

Gabi Münster
PASS Summit Seattle 11-7-2018 The Future of SQL Server and Big Data
Mihaela Blendea
Travis Wright
PASS Summit Seattle 11-7-20158 Azure SQL Database Maintenance and
Automation

Tracy Boggiano
PASS Summit Seattle 11-8-2018 Innovative Data Modeling: Make Data 
Warehousing Cool Again

Leslie Weed
PASS Summit Seattle 11-8-2018 Meet the Modern SQL Server: Graph and
Machine Learning Services

Nellie Gustafsson
Shreya Verma
PASS Summit Seattle 11-8-20158 Level Up Your Biml: Best Practices and
Coding Techniques

Cathrine Wilhelmsen
PASS Summit Seattle 11-8-2018 Lightning Talks: Big Data and Cloud
Denise McInerney
Jen Stirrup
Johan Ludvig Brattas
Simon Whiteley
PASS Summit Seattle 11-8-2018 PowerShell for the DBA
Amy Herold
PASS Summit Seattle 11-8-2018 Everlasting Issues with Temporary Tables
and tempdb

Kalen Delaney
PASS Summit Seattle 11-8-2018 The Future of SQL Server Tooling Vicky Harp
Alan Yu
PASS Summit- Seattle 11-8-2018 Blockchain Demystified for Power BI and
BI Specialists

Jen Stirrup
PASS Summit Seattle 11-8-2018 Enhanced SQL Server on Azure VM Service Mine Tokus
PASS Summit Seattle 11-9-2018 Fix My Functions: Speeding Up Scalar and
Table Valued UDFs

Kendra Little
PASS Summit Seattle 11-9-2018 GDPR - The Buck Stops Here
Kellyn Pot'Vin Gorman
PASS Summit Seattle 11-9-2018 TempDB: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Pam Lahoud
PASS Summit Seattle 11-9-2018 Modeling Data and Best Practices for Azure
Cosmos DB

Deborah Chen
Andrew Liu
PASS Summit Seattle 11-9-2018 Data Science with Microsoft Cloud
Leila Etaati
PASS Summit Seattle 11-9-2018 Deep Dive on SQL Server and Big Data
Nellie Gustafsson
Travis Wright
PASS Summit Seattle 11-9-2018 DevOps and Decoys- How to Build a
Successful Microsoft DevOps Solution
Including Your Data

Kellyn Pot'Vin-Gorman
PASS Summit Seattle 11-9-2018 Azure Data Lake: What, Why, and How
Melissa Coates
PASS Summit Seattle 11-9-2018 Using Azure Databricks to Develop Scalable
Data Solutions

Ginger Grant
PASS Summit Seattle 11-9-2018 What’s New in the 2017 Query Store
Janis Griffin


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