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Data Platform Next Step

event starts

8 Jun 2023

event ends

9 Jun 2023


Billund, Denmark

In-person conference focusing on Microsoft Data Platform users that want to take the next step and further their knowledge around Data Engineering. There will be sessions about SQL Server, Synapse Analytics, Databricks, Data Factory, Data Lake, Stream Analytics, Purview and many more technologies.

This is first edition of the conference and it's organized by people with many many years of experience in managing events and conferences. All work with the conference is voluntarily and no one gets paid. Any profits go on to make the next event even better and to support other community events.

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Call for Speakers
Call opens at 12:00 AM

05 Dec 2022

Call closes at 11:59 PM

24 Feb 2023

This event is in Romance Daylight Time (UTC+02:00) timezone.
Closing time in your timezone () is .

This is a in-person conference held in Billund. No hybrid or online sessions are accepted.

We will have 3 breakout rooms with 6 sessions of 45 minutes duration in each and then a total of 18 sessions selected. The venue has a capacity up to 300 participants.


  • Data Analytics
  • Data Governance
  • Data Integration
  • Data Lakehouse
  • Data Streaming
  • Data Warehouse
  • DataOps & DevOps

Session selection takes place directly after the call for speakers closes and you can expect to receive feedback within 7-10 days. Selection process is always hard and sessions is weighed across theme, technologies, level and the abstract. We expect you to confirm your selection within 3 days. The conference falls on the same days as Data Céilí and we will then collaborate on the session selection.

We highly recommend speakers to read this blog post (and see the presentation) about writing a good session abstract.

Speaker program:

  • Welcome reception (evening 7th)
  • LEGO activities, socialize and dinner (8th)
  • Conference day and speaker dinner (9th)
  • LEGO activity in the morning (10th)

All events and activities are free and optional.

Feel free to ping us on Twitter if you have any questions: @dpnextstep or send an email:


expenses covered

event fee

free for speakers

We will cover one night of accommodation on the conference hotel + all the events and activities in the speakers program.