Tag Archives: PASS

An Open Letter to PASS and John Q Martin

Dear Mr. Martin and the PASS Organization, In the spirit of advocating for change in a public way, I’m writing this letter to ask you to revisit your policies and processes and embrace the transparency that we, members of the … Continue reading

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In Depth Learning at the PASS Summit

This past week the pre-conference sessions for the 2018 PASS Summit were released. There’s a good list of topics and speakers, returning and new presenters, that you can choose from. If you’re planning on attending the Summit, I would review the options … Continue reading

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Influence the Program

When I first started going to the PASS Summit, I was enthralled with the speakers, no matter what the topic. Meeting Kalen Delaney at the first Summit was a milestone in my career. In those early years, there weren’t many speakers, … Continue reading

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Summit 2018 Program Survey

PASS has a survey out asking for your thoughts on the  2018 content. Take a few minutes and fill it out, and maybe you’ll win a registration.

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Prepping for Summit 2017

It’s about time for the PASS 2017 Summit. The event essentially starts on Monday with pre-cons and the unofficial networking dinner. Be sure you RSVP and come to the dinner if you don’t have plans. The official event is Many … Continue reading

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Redgate at Summit 2017

I’ll be heading out to the PASS Summit next week, spending Halloween in a conference center with a lot of other geeks. I know some of you won’t make it, and we’ll miss you, but I understand. I’m meeting my … Continue reading

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Monday Night Networking at Summit 2017

Next week is the PASS Summit in Seattle. Thousands of SQL Server professionals are going, many coming Sunday or Monday for a pre-conference session before the main event. For a number of years, Andy Warren and I have run a … Continue reading

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Sign up for Game Night

This year PASS is hosting Game Night as an official event, providing the room and support. Kevin Hill (b | t) is going to lead the event, and everyone should thank him for stepping up. If you’re willing to volunteer … Continue reading

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Game Night is Back at the Summit

Last year Andy Warren and I worked out a deal with the PASS organization to sponsor a game night on Thursday evening since there were no official events. The event went well, with way more attendance than we expected. I … Continue reading

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The Game Night Poll

This year we’ve handed off Game Night to the PASS organization and it’s an official event. Volunteers from the community will help setup, manage, and tear down the event. Kevin Hill is taking the lead, but if you’re willing to … Continue reading

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