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Data Geeks Saturday Conference

event date

07 Aug 2021



from the South Florida SQL Saturdays Organizers, now we present:

Data Geeks Saturday Conference

We are super excited you are considering our event ! Thank you!

The target audience is a mixture of Technical and Business. 

We are including all technologies for Data. (Microsoft, AWS, GCP, Snowflake, Oracle, MariaDB, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, Tableau, Qlik, etc)

If you submit a topic that makes the event more diverse in technologies and tracks, you will have more chances to be selected!

Current needs: Data Science, ETL, IoT, Enterprise Architecture, conceptual DB & DW sessions

*We would love to record your session for our YouTube channel, but this is not mandatory, and opting-out won't affect your candidacy. We want you to feel 100% comfortable at presenting.

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Call for Speakers
CfS opens at 12:00 AM

07 Mar 2021

CfS closes at 11:59 PM

01 Jun 2021

This event is in Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-04:00) timezone.
Closing time in your timezone is .

Length: 60 minutes

Anything Data-related or soft-skills topics, that are not marketing pitches.

Session Info: Write a full description of what this session will be, what the audience will learn, and what pre-requisites are expected


Data Engineering / ETL.

Cloud Data,

Data Science,

BI and Analytics,

IoT Data,

Machine Learning and AI

Database Administration (DBA)Lightning talks

Professional Development Track,

Certifications Track

Examples: SQL Server/PostgreSQL/MySQL/DB2/Oracle/MariaDB

MongoDB, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Couchbase

DBA/DevOps on Private, Hybrid, Public Clouds: Microsoft Azure / Amazon AWS / Google GCP / IBM SoftLayer

Power BI/Tableau/Qlik

Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, Database Development, Data Engineering, Data Science

Python/R, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning

Women in Tech, Personal Branding, Job Hunting, Building your Own Tech Company, Mental Health, Careers in Tech

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event fee

free for speakers
185 submissions
Submitted sessions
Jeff Taylor
  • How To Tune A Multi-Terabyte Database For Optimum Performance
Gilda Alvarez
  • LinkedIn Self Branding
  • Surviving the Digital Transformation
raul sarachaga
  • Data Analytics Learning Path in Azure
Wilson Cristancho
  • Spectrum Workforce
  • 5G Private Networks and IoT Business Cases
Wilson Cristancho, Patricia Monica Ojeda
  • Networking Clinic: Activities to grow your professional relationships
Cecilia Brusatori
  • Analyzing Data with Power BI: The Starter-Kit
Barkha Herman
  • Self Promotion for Promotions and more
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Andy Yun
  • Don't Fear Parallelism!
  • Lets Dive Into SQL Server I/O To Improve T-SQL Performance
  • Everybody Has a Story to Tell: Developing Your First Presentation
Deborah Melkin
  • A Practical Starter Guide to SQL Notebooks
  • Single Statement, Many Changes: How One Statement Can Modify Multiple Tables
  • Data Integrity Demystified
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Erwin Lubbers, Maha Golestaneh
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Federico Fregosi
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Jeff Moden
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Arijit Das
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Ivonne (shirivo) Chaves Ríos
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Josephine Bush
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Augustin Dokoza Bukvic
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Amit Bansal
  • 6 Query Tuning Techniques That Will Solve 75% Of Your Performance Problems
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Benni De Jagere
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Digjoy Samanta
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Pragati Jain
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Paresh Motiwala
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Erland Sommarskog
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Ivo Haagen
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Mark Runyon
  • Elevating Your Career into IT Leadership
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Alpa Buddhabhatti
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Andrew Pruski
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Edward Pollack
  • Calendar Tables and Why You Should Use Them!
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Javier Villegas
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