I will be speaking at SQL Saturday #23 Louisville on the New Managed Self-Service Capabilities of SQL Server 2008 R2, 'Gemini', as well as Enabling Real/Right Time Data Integration (DI) with the Attunity Suite of DI products. We have some really great speakers lined up for the event including other MVPs. More information on the event can be found below. If you plan to be in the Louisville, KY area on October 24th we would love to have you attend!

What is SQLSaturday?

It's a free one day learning event for SQL Server professionals, loosely patterned on the well known Code Camp model, organized by the Louisville SQL Server Users Group and supported by End to End Training, SQLServercentral.com, ConfIO, PerpTech, Microsoft, and BI Voyage.

When and where will it be held?

SQLSaturday Louisville will be held October 24th, 2009 at New Horizons Computer Learning Center, 10200, Linn Station Road, Ste 110, Louisville, KY 40223 3841.   Event check in will begin at 8 am, sessions begin at 9 am, and we expect to wrap up the event between 4:30 & 5:00 pm. Our thanks to Donna Christie, Account Executive, New Horizons, for her efforts in making the facility available to us for the event.

Who will be speaking?

We have local SQL Server experts Dave Fackler, Sarah Barela, Derek Comingore - in addition to speakers from out of town.

What else can you tell me about the event?

  • This event is free to anyone that wishes to attend
  • Check in for the event opens at 8 am
  • We'll have coffee and doughnuts for breakfast
  • Sessions begin at 9 am - no keynote!
  • We'll be raffling off prizes throughout the day and we'll save a few special ones for the end of the day
  • We'll have a post event party - location to be announced - if you want to continue the talk after the sessions finish and maybe spend more time with our great speakers.

Directions & Hotels

Our primary hotel for the event will the Courtyard Marriot Louisville http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sdfch-courtyard-louisville-east/.