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Data Relay 2019

event starts

7 Oct 2019

event ends

11 Oct 2019


Join us for our 9th Relay, bringing fantastic speakers to venues near you. Our pop-up conferences are free to attend, and take place within office hours. We make it easy to get top-notch training from some of the world's most knowledgeable folks.

We cover a broad range of topics and at different levels, from SQL Server DBA to Advanced Analytics in Azure, taking in all aspects of the Microsoft Data Platform along the way; so there's a lot to be learnt.

We're running 5 events in the same week, Monday to Friday, covering 5 different cities within the UK.

    Mon 7th Oct - Newcastle
    Tue 8th Oct - Leeds
    Wed 9th Oct - Nottingham
    Thu 10th Oct - Birmingham
    Fri 11th Oct - Bristol

We are accepting Standard Sessions (55 minutes) and Lightning Talks (25 minutes), you can submit a mix of session types

As a speaker, you can present at 1, many or all of the dates. If you do many you can join us on the touring speaker bus!

First time speaking? If you would like support we are working with

All conference sessions are blind selected by our committee. This excludes key notes and sponsor content.

Good luck!

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Call for Speakers
Call opens at 12:00 AM

24 Feb 2019

Call closes at 12:00 AM

01 Jun 2019

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Sessions should cover anything within the Microsoft Data Platform, on prem or in Azure. We need a combination of old tech and new tech, and at anything from introduction to advanced (level 200 to 400).

All sessions are 55 minutes.

Speakers can present at a single event or multiple, it's up to you.

If you're speaking at multiple events, join us on the SQL Relay Speaker Bus as we tour the UK!

All participants including speakers will be required to sign up to and be accountable to the event code of conduct.