[EN] Save the Dates. 42 Dates… for SQL Server Community Events

Holiday is almost over. Some of you probably will spend last two weeks of August on Holiday, but generally speking forom September kids and from October students will back to classes. So adults will have a little bit more time for their education. In this post I want listing all interesting (in my personal opinion) events till last day of the year, events focused for Wide Wild SQL World. I will focus on EMEA area with one or two extention for United States. Let see the dates, events and places.

AUGUST

SQL Saturday

SEPTEMBER

SQL Saturdays

OCTOBER

SQL Saturday

SQL Relay

  • oct.05|Edinburgh| Join us north of the wall, if you dare|FREE
  • oct.06|Huddersfield| Join us on the southernmost reaches of te North|FREE
  • oct.07|Nottingham| Join us in the kings wood|FREE
  • oct.08|Reading| Join us at the heart of power & intrigue|FREE
  • oct.12|London| Join us in the capital ofth e kingdoms of men|FREE
  • oct.13|Bristol| Join us in the free city of Bristol|FREE
  • oct.14|Cardiff| Join us as we venture across the narrow sea|FREE
  • oct.15|Birmingham| Join us at the Citadel of the middle kingdom|FREE

NOVEMBER

SQL Saturday

SQLDay Lite

DECEMBER

SQL Saturday

 

OTHER EVENTS

PASS Summit 2015

RedGate SQL in the CITY

Data Culture Events

Future Decoded 2nd Edition

Graph Databases & Analysis. Back to the Future?

 

Enough? It’s just for SQL Server. Soon I’ll share info about other interesting events.

Anyway. If You are interesting and focused for SQL Server, check you calendar, register for one, two, three or more events (or ten?), buy your tickets, find room (or not) and go!

 

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[EN] 2Q 2015 and my public speaking and presence {updated}

Second quarter of 2015 looks really busy, even with less number of travels. I’ve few confirmed sessions at conferences and user groups, and some plan for attending only. I will miss few events and unfortunetelly reject some of them. This post unfortunatelly I publish a little late than expected, but it’s still “a beginning of second quarter”.

Attendee:

This quarter will be few events when I will attend. To hear someone, to see someone, to meet someone, to be inspired. My plans are very flexible (even my calendar is not):

User Group Meetings:

  • Leicester SQL Server User Group|Leicester, England|15th Apr {SITE|TWITTER}
  • Azure UK User Group|Birmingham, England|16th Apr {SITE}
  • Azure UK User Group|London, England|27th Apr {SITE}
  • SharePoint UK User Group|Nottingham|30th Apr {SITE}

Conferences:

Speaker:

Speaking is most important part of all my events. As many of us – The Speakers – we love it. So of course I will have some chance to increasing my speakers skills here:

User Group Meetings:

  • London PASS Chapter|London, England|19th May {SITE}|session: WASD for Beginners
  • East Midlands PASS Chapter|Leicester,England|17th June {SITE|TWITTER}|session (or two): TBA

Conferences

  • Enterprise Security and Risk Management|London,England|28th April {SITE|TWITTER}|experts panel & session: Trust. The Primer
  • ITCamp 2015|Cluj-Napoca, Romania|21st-22nd May {SITE|TWITTER}|session: SQL Server Security in the Cloud
  • SPBiz Conference|Virtual Event, Worldwide|17th-18th June {SITE|TWITTER|FACEBOOK}|session: 2AM A Disaster Just Began

Trainer:

After great event in Microsoft Norge [whrere I delivered Hybrid Cloud full day workshop as second part of LEAP Program], I will back to my favourite place: Reykjavik. As always with great cmpany at Skeifan district I will deliver my authored:

  • SharePoint 2013 Administration for ITPRo Masterclass |{REGISTRATION}

Rejected events:

Time is not flexible. My outlook calendar is but with limited level only. So based on many reasons (fortunatelly all are connected with business, not private things) I had to reject my attendee as speaker or subject matter expert at some events:

  • Microsoft Ignite
  • SQL Saturday Exeter
  • SQL Saturday Varna
  • SQL Saturday Krasnodar

I know it’s always very bad news for organizers and I have full respect for their hard job and results of choice the best speaker for their events. But I have always two side of coin:

  • I can send my submission and if something happen with my clients or business things in advance I can decide to not go, reject my session and living in shame
  • I can stay at home and watch tv still thinking ‘I could be there if I’ll submit on time’

The problem only is that I have no tv screen in my flat, so I can only look on my walls.