On Saturday, July 28 (a week from tomorrow as I write this), our local Albany-area SQL user group will host our fifth SQL Saturday! I have participated in all five; I worked as a volunteer at the first one, and I presented at the other four (including next Saturday). This is one of my favorite events, and I look forward to it every single year!
This year, I am debuting a brand-new presentation: “Networking: it isn’t just for breakfast anymore,” based upon my ‘blog article of the same name. (An alternate name for it could be “Networking 101: networking for beginners.”) This presentation is primarily for people who want to get better at networking but don’t know how to do it, although seasoned veterans might be able to get something out of it as well. It’s one of the first sessions of the day (8:30 am!), so come early!
As much as I promote my own presentations, mine is not the only one on the docket. There are many wonderful speakers and presentations being given at this event, and I encourage you to come out and check out as many as you can that interest you!
SQL Saturday is always a great time, a great opportunity for free learning, and a great opportunity to network with data professionals. The Capital District region here in upstate New York has been my home for many years. I hope to see you here in my home turf!