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Presenting at SQL Saturday Charlotte October 19

I will be speaking at the second Charlotte BI Edition SQL Saturday (in Charlotte, NC) on October 19.  I will be at the PASS Summit as a volunteer (previous to the SQL Saturday), but will be talking at this Saturday conference about data mining.  This post has the details.

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Sponsoring and Presenting at SQL Saturday 226 South Florida June 29

I am happy to be a sponsor (via MarkTab Inc) and presenter at SQL Saturday 226 South Florida.  I have been to this event in the past, and many of my presenter friends will also be at this excellent event.  Also, I will giving away some great prizes:  five passes (value US$1495) for data mining training to be held on September 10-12, 2013 (winners must be present at the end of the event to win).  I also will be giving three separate one-hour presentations, two on data mining, and one for professional development.  This blog post has the details, and links to the presentations.

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SQL Saturday 226 South Florida

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Sponsoring and Presenting at SQL Saturday 220 Atlanta GA May 18

MarkTab Inc. is a sponsor for SQL Saturday 220, Atlanta, GA (May 18), and will be giving away five passes to the three-day Experience Data Mining training on September 10-12, 2013.  I will also be presenting two topics at SQL Saturday:  first, Secrets of Enterprise Data Mining, and second, Applied Enterprise Semantic Mining.  This post has the details.

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Presenting Data Analysis with R and Julia for PASS Virtual Business Analytics May 9

I will be presenting a talk titled Data Analysis with R and Julia for the PASS Virtual Business Analytics Conference on May 9 (12 PM, UTC -4).  I had previously presented this talk at the PASS Business Analytics Conference in Chicago.  This talk will even be better:  I will be enhancing the presentation based on feedback people had during that time.  As well, I am inviting people from the new Meetup group, Atlanta Julia Users, to both attend and see this talk.  This blog post has the details.

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Presenting at PASS Business Analytics Conference Chicago IL April 10-12

I will be presenting a one-day preconference and regular breakout session at the inaugural PASS Business Analytics Conference on April 10-12 in Chicago, IL.  This large conference requires paid registration.  This post has details (title and abstract) for the one-day preconference on April 10 and the regular conference session.  Also, I provide a promotional code for a US$200 registration discount. However, first I will provide a general case for business analytics learning (in general).

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Presenting at SQL Saturday Silicon Valley CA February 22-23

I will be presenting at SQL Saturday in Mountain View, CA (Silicon Valley) on February 22 and 23.  The main SQL Saturday event is on February 23, and requires a small registration fee for lunch.  However, I want to invite you to my one-day preconference session on February 22 (Friday), which requires paid conference registration.  This post has the details.

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SQL Saturday #177 Silicon Valley, CA

 

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Presenting at SQL Saturday Vancouver BC February 16

I will be presenting at the almost-free SQL Saturday in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on February 16.  This event will be my first time for a Microsoft-related presentation in Canada (my first presentation in Canada was at SAS User Group International, Montreal, in 2004).  This post has the details.

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Presenting for PASS Business Analytics Virtual Chapter February 12

PASS (Professional Association for SQL Server) has announced a new virtual (meaning online) chapter for Business Analytics topics. I am honored to be invited by chapter leader Melissa Demsak to be the group’s first speaker on February 12.  This post has the details for this free one-hour presentation.

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PASS Business Analytics Virtual Chapter

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PASS Business Analytics Conference Announced: Spring 2013

PASS is the Professional Association for SQL Server.  This largely volunteer organization works closely with Microsoft to promote education related to SQL Server.  Today, Douglas McDowell announced a new conference for Spring 2013.  This blog post has the details.

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Presenting at PASS Summit November 2012

I will be presenting two sessions at PASS Summit, November 2012, in Seattle, WA.  The overall conference dates are November 6-9, 2012.  The titles of the sessions are:

  • Applied Enterprise Semantic Mining (75-minute regular session) — Room 302-TCC and audio recorded (Friday, November 9, 2012 — 2:45 to 4:00 PM Pacific Standard Time, GMT -8)
  • Enterprise Data Mining with SQL Server (3 hour half-day session) — Rooms 602-604 and Streamed Live on PASS TV (Thursday, November 8, 2012 — 1:30 to 4:30 PM Pacific Standard Time, GMT -8)

This blog post has the details.

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Speaking at 24HOP on March 21

“24HOP” is an acronym which stands for the free online event called 24 hours of PASS (PASS is another acronym, which stands for Professional Association for SQL Server, and sorry, but SQL is yet another nested acronym).  My topic will be “Enterprise Data Mining with SQL Server”.  This post contains the details.

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