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Travel Day - SQL Saturday #28 Baton Rouge

On my way to New Orleans today where I’ll pick up a car and then drive to Baton Rouge for SQL Saturday #28 tomorrow. This is my second time heading to Baton Rouge for SQL Saturday and I’m looking forward to it.

Last year I flew in early, thinking I’d get to the New Orleans Saints training camp in the afternoon, but a thunderstorm cancelled the event and I missed it. This year Friday is a day off, as is Sunday, so I won’t go again, :(, but I am likely meeting Tim Mitchell (blog | Twitter) for lunch as he’s coming in from Dallas about the same time.

I’m looking forward to a little New Orleans food and then a great speaker’s dinner tonight.

Tomorrow I have an early session, Beginning SQL Server, to try and get people introduced to what SQL Server can do and a few basics. If you know about SQL Server, but haven’t worked with SSIS, Tim Mitchell has a basic session on Building Your First Package early in the morning as well.

I also have a seat on the Ask the Experts table during the afternoon, but before that I’m doing my Modern Resume presentation at 10:15. I’ll be done early, and hanging out until the raffle. Then I’ll go run around University Lake before heading to the after party.

Comments

Posted by ThomasLL on 13 August 2010

Steve,

Thanks for coming, and I look foward to visiting with you.

Thomas

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