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SQLSaturday #129 - City of Rochester, NY

By Robert Pearl, 2012/05/10

Long before it was announced that coming August 4, 2012, SQLSaturday #158 returns to the NYC  (<< see recent announcement, New York was getting pretty lonely for some SQLSaturday learning and fun.  That's when a Senior SQL DBA from the Rochester, NY area, looked to fill the void.  Matt Slocum (blog|twitter), President of the Rochester SQL User's Group, and his SQLSaturday #129 team has put together an amazing event that is sure to please the SQL "Upstaters" as we Big Apple city folk like to call them.  This will be Rochester's FIRST annual SQLSaturday!

Therefore, please join them this Saturday, May 12, 2012.  You can also follow the event and its updates on twitter, using the hashtag #sqlsat129.

Most of the time, folks from all the surrounding upstate areas would have to travel down to NYC, to get some SQLSaturday training, or seek out another state venue altogether. Rochester to NYC is about 340 miles away and a 6 hour drive.  If you can't bring the upstate sql peeps to the SQLSaturday, Matt made sure to bring the SQLSaturday upstate to the City of Rochester!

SQLSaturday #129, will be rockin Rochester, with a day filled with various sql sessions and tracks covering SQL Server Administration, Development and Business Intelligence!  And, you'll find that some of our favorite sqlsaturday speakers (too numerous to mention in this space) will be there!  Please check out their list of speakers and sessions, and you won't be disappointed!

Don't forget to thank the sponsors for the event as well!  I wish you all the best!  Enjoy.

Here are the details:  You can also visit the SQLSaturday #129 Event Page as well.

Welcome to Rochester's 1st Annual SQLSaturday!

Free* SQL Server training! Chance to win great prizes! What more could a SQL Server Professional ask for? If this sounds good to you then don’t miss your opportunity to attend SQL Saturday #129, the largest FREE* training event dedicated exclusively to SQL Server Administration, Development and Business Intelligence to hit Rochester, NY.  

* There is a modest $5 fee for lunch.

SQLSaturday #129? What is it? Why should you sacrifice a Saturday in Upstate NY? When is it? Where is it? How do I get involved? Let us fill you in.

What: This is a one day training event for SQL Server DBAs and Developer professionals and those wanting to get some intensive technical learning.

Why: It is a great opportunity to learn from people who have been there and to network with other professionals doing the same thing you are doing. This professional level training and networking can set yourself apart from others!

When: Saturday, May 12, 2012.  Attendee check-in will begin at 8:00am until 8:45am and the first sessions begin at 8:45am.

Where: Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623 in Building 70 (the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences). Parking for the event will be in the J Lot.


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