Schedule



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Registration 8:30am
- 9:00am
Session 1
60 min
9:00am
- 10:00am
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Text
-- Julia Silge
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0 to 50M Rows a Day: A Year of Data Science at Jane
-- Jeff Potter
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Bayesian Machine Learning
-- Tyler Folkman
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A Brief History of Deep Learning
-- Ilya Reznik
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Alluxio: Speeding Up The Distributed File System
-- Jowanza Joseph
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Introduction to the SQL Server Query Store
-- Brandon Preece
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R for Absolute Beginners
-- Barton Poulson
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Inside the SQLPS PowerShell Module
-- Ben Miller
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SQL Server's Crystal Ball - Predicting Your Future Performance
-- Chad Crawford
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Session 2
60 min
10:10am
- 11:10am
Alerts: Knowing Is Half the Battle!
-- Lars Rasmussen
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Machine Learning with Spark, GPU and Possibly Sparkling GPUs
-- Anton Wiranata
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SQL Server Administration Fly By
-- Jacob Case
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Data Distribution with Apache Kafka
-- Ryan Plant
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Creating an Always On Distributed Availability Group
-- Dale Cunningham
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SQL Server 2016 Always On Availability Groups Perf & Internals
-- Jimmy May
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Sql Server Management Studio Tips and Tricks
-- Andrea Allred
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Power to the people
-- Steven Seeley
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When the Bough Breaks - Solutions for a Database Performance Catastrophe
-- Chad Crawford
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Session 3
60 min
11:20am
- 12:20pm
Deep Q networks! Using ML to play computer games!
-- Ben Taylor
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Data Careers Deconstructed: Next Steps for All of Us
-- David Richards
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Columnar Databases: Adventures of Warehousing in Redshift
-- Nick Johnson
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Why storytelling matters and how to communicate actionable insights
-- Alton Alexander
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Basic Reporting and the "Why" of Data
-- Matt Horton
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Introduction to SQL Server Internals
-- Andrea Allred
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How to not kill your cool insight with a bad graph: ggplot and other visualization tips
-- Seth Paul
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Introduction to Causal Inference
-- Paul English
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Lunch 12:20pm
- 1:20pm
Session 4
60 min
1:20pm
- 2:20pm
Deep Speech Demystified (+ live demo)
-- Ben Taylor
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Extended Events - Better than Profiler
-- Jason Brimhall
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Using R for Data Profiling
-- Michelle Kolbe
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Docker for experimenting with new technologies
-- Andres Arias
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NLP Intro - Teaching a computer to read
-- Robert Davis
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Advanced SSIS Techniques
-- David Dye
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M&M&M: Making the Most of the M Language - Real World Power Query for Excel and Power BI
-- Greg McMurray
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Data Science Done Wrong: Dissociation and Disempowerment
-- Barton Poulson
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Session 5
60 min
2:30pm
- 3:30pm
Can You Beat My MNIST Deep Net?
-- Ben Taylor
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SQL Server R Services in SQL 2016
-- Chris hyde
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Lean Analytics in the Enterprise
-- George Ortiz
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Disaster Recovery Where to Begin
-- Tracy Boggiano
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PowerBI, from a DBA
-- tjay belt
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Dealing With Errors in SSIS
-- David Dye
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Why should you care about Community and what it can do for you. By Pat Wright, Nick Baguley and David Gonzales!


Session 6
60 min
3:40pm
- 4:40pm

Think Broad. Mine Deep. Explain Simply. Effective Storytelling With Data
-- Luciano Pesci
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MicroStrategy Table Partitioning
-- Scott Heffron
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Query Store Primer
-- Tracy Boggiano
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Database Restore Testing...Automated
-- Robert Every
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Why should you care about Community and what it can do for you. By Pat Wright, Nick Baguley and David Gonzales!
Bare Naked Skinny on SQL Server
-- Jason Brimhall
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Giveaways 4:40pm
- 5:00pm