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Data Saturday Croatia 2023

event date

3 Jun 2023


Hotel International Zagreb, Croatia

Data Saturday Croatia is a free, in person training event for professionals who use the Microsoft data platform.


This free event is organized by Damir Matešić, MVP & Dean Savović with the help of volunteers from the SQL Server User Group Croatia.

Event venue

The event will be in person, on Saturday, June 3th, 2023, at the Hotel International, Miramarska Cesta 24, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia.

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Call for Speakers
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19 Sep 2022

Call closes at 11:59 PM

20 Jan 2023

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The event will be in person, on Saturday, June 3th, 2023, at the Hotel International, Miramarska Cesta 24, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia. Please submit a session only if you plan to come to Croatia.


Any Microsoft Data Platform-related technical or non-technical subject


Session Length:

  • 60 minute - standard session
  • 120 minutes - extended, in deep session

Session Abstract: Please include a full description of what topics this session will cover, what the audience will learn, and which, if any, pre-requisites should be expected of attendees

Tracks: Please choose the track most appropriate to your session from among: Administration, BI & Analytics, Development, Other

Difficulty level: Introductory and overview, Intermediate, Advanced, Expert

We will have one slot in parallel 3 rooms lasting 60 minutes panel, "ask the expert". If you want to participate in the panel, please mark it on the form. In each room 2-3 speakers on DEV, Performance Tunning and BI.

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Kevin Chant
  • Microsoft Fabric and its role in the Microsoft Intelligent Data Platform
  • Recommended certifications for Microsoft Data Platform enthusiasts
  • KevOps for Azure Databricks
Mihail Mateev
  • Building Automated Flows using Power Automate and Office Scripts
  • Azure Cosmos DB Serverless Unleashed
  • Using Digital Twins, IoT, and Multivariate Anomaly Detection for predictive analytics
Lisa Hoving
  • What taking care of my pet python taught me about implementing Data Lakes on Azure
  • Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks, or Azure Synapse Analytics? When to use what.
Helen Ugoeze Okereke
  • Deep Dive into SQL
Alberto Ferrari
  • Expanded tables in DAX
  • Time Intelligence in Power BI
  • Understanding window functions in DAX
Milos Radivojevic
  • Poboljšanje performansi Transact-SQL upita bez promene koda
Rune Ovlien Rakeie
  • Easing the pain of database migrations - Planning, Process and great tools!
  • Cloud DBAs new responsbilities - Network edition
Mikael Wedham
  • A masters view on Locking and blocking
Odeta Jankaitienė
  • Unleashing the Potential of Power BI: A Hands-On Introduction
  • Unlock the Power of Power BI with the Design
  • Governance of Power BI Environment
Olivier Van Steenlandt
  • Database Deployment Automation using Database Projects & Azure DevOps
  • Improving Team Collaboration Using Database Projects and Azure DevOps
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Erik Esmaty
  • Scripting in SSIS
  • Use ADF dynamically to orchestrate your data load
  • Quick overview of dimensional modeling
  • Multiple reasons to use Azure Data Studio
  • Introduction to Deployment of ADF in an Azure DevOps CI/CD environment
  • Dust off your SSRS skills again! - Deep-Dive into Power BI Paginated Reports
  • Everyone has a front-row seat: How to give an awesome virtual presentation
  • Dust off your SSRS skills again! - Introduction to Power BI Paginated Reports
Katerina Sarycheva
  • Will Power Automate replace us?
Michiel Rozema, Madzy Stikkelorum
  • Implementing Next-level Calculations with DAX Table Functions
  • Value level security in Power BI
  • The secrets of Power BI - understanding context.
Madzy Stikkelorum, Michiel Rozema
  • No more rotten tomatoes!
David Postlethwaite, Gethyn Ellis
  • What you can do to protect your SQL Server and why it matters
Jose Manuel Jurado Diaz, Juan Moreno Romo
  • Turning into a new TSQL Developer for Azure SQL
  • Query Store, who is the fairest in the land?
  • Lessons Learned from the Trenches: Connectivity and Performance Tips&Tricks
  • High Availability
  • Azure SQL Journey: The daily routine of a Cloud DBA
Jose Manuel Jurado Diaz
  • Solving problems with the Azure Swiss Tool for SQL
Rui Romano
  • Power BI Monitoring 101
  • Power BI On-Prem Gateway Monitoring & Troubleshooting
Mladen Prajdic
  • Optimizing SQL Server Row Level Security
  • Thē wönderfűl wôrld of ćollåtions, eñcodingß and téxt sţoræge
Brian Bønk
  • Kusto - an introduction
  • Data Governance With Microsoft PurView
  • Intro to Serverless SQL in Azure Synapse
  • Driving Data Intelligence with Data Megatrends
Michiel Hamers
  • I, Robot (from “planet Azure”)
Michiel Hamers, Kitty van Leeuwen
  • How to survive in the jungle of data
Michiel Hamers, Twan Koot
  • Demystifying Azure app service's performance and scaling
Augustin Dokoza Bukvic
  • Ambush Assassins: Secret killers of your Power BI performance and how to deal with them
Mathias Halkjaer
  • When data lies - typical patterns for manipulating data
  • Advanced Power BI refresh with ADF/Synapse
  • An introduction to Serverless SQL with Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Supercharge Power BI with Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Complex access control with Row-Level Security
Leonel Abreu
  • Python and Power BI, better together.
  • A time travel with temporal tables
  • Three forgotten security enhancements.
Nikola Ilic
  • I can do it for you, Sir - a whirlwind tour on Power BI external tools!
  • Lessons learned from optimizing enterprise data models
  • Crash course on Data Visualization in Power BI!
  • Chef's big book of Power BI recipes
Brian Bønk, Mathias Halkjaer
  • Fabric fantastic
Rune Ovlien Rakeie, Johan Ludvig Brattås
  • Data Mesh - The emperor’s new clothes…
  • An introduction to Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure
Valerie Junk
  • Dashboard Design - The icing on the cake
Tomaž Kaštrun
  • Foget CSV! Start using ORC, Avro, Paquet and others to optimise your Azure data lake storage
  • Let's talk about Azure Bicep
Juan Manuel Perafan
  • M-fu: I did not know this was possible with Power Query
Torsten Strauß
  • Table variable deferred compilation in Microsoft SQL Server
  • Memory-Optimized Tempdb Metadata in Microsoft SQL Server
  • Memory Grant in Microsoft SQL Server
  • In-memory OLTP Design Principals
Valarie Regas
  • If it isn't hot, it doesn't deliver: Apache Pinot, Food Delivery and why real-time analytics matter.
Noa Goldman
  • Visualizing the Dev experience
Jakub Wawrzyniak
  • If it's not performing well..
  • DX vs Spark in Synapse. Clash of the Titans!
Bobur Umurzokov
  • Build a real-time event-driven Java solution in Azure
  • Implementing resilient applications with an API Gateway
Odeajo Israel
  • Understanding the ABC of data analytics and visuals
Andrew Pruski
  • Running SQL Server on Linux
  • Deploying applications to Kubernetes using Helm
  • A deep dive into Windows Subsystem for Linux
  • A deep dive into Docker
Pragati Jain
  • Building Power BI Solutions like Pro
  • Let Power BI Do the Talking
  • What Not To Do with Visualisations in Power BI
  • Learn to Visualise using DAX Tricks in Power BI
Iuliana Tuhasu
  • Azure Synapse - How to bypass the linked server limitation?
  • Azure Synapse vs SQL Server - Query differences & Workarounds
  • CI/CD for Database Project using Azure DevOps
Marc Lelijveld
  • Application Lifecycle Management for Power BI
  • Power BI Datamarts - what is it and how do I benefit from it?
  • Data modeling for experts with Power BI
  • Advanced data modeling with Power BI
Štěpán Rešl
  • Win the API battle with Power Query
  • Power BI REST API with Power Query optics
  • Data-driven alerts in Power BI
  • Hack the Matrix (Power BI)
Dejan Sarka
  • Data Science: Data Preparation with R
  • Introducing R
  • SQL Ledger - a New Security Feature
Aman Sharma
  • Data data everywhere, No time to think 🤔
Dan Mallott
  • Testing! We're Talking About (Unit) Testing...Your Database!
  • ORMs and the DBA: How to Make Both Happy
  • Entity Framework (Core) Unchained: Getting the Best Performance from Your ORM
Fawaz Ghali
  • Five Challenges in Real-time Stream Processing and Five Solutions
  • Best Practices for Real-time Machine Learning
  • Best Practices for Microservices Deployment in the Cloud
Chris Taylor
  • Database CI/CD with Kubernetes and Azure DevOps
  • "Kubernetify" your Containers
Maria Zakourdaev
  • Pillars of Cloud Native Architecture
  • Azure CosmosDB: reach out for the stars.
  • Analyzing Big Data in Azure cloud using Spark and Databricks
David Postlethwaite
  • Control and audit your Azure resources with Azure Policies
Eitan Blumin
  • How to HADR Your SQL Jobs
  • Contained Availability Groups in SQL Server 2022
  • Dynamic Search Queries in T-SQL - The Ninja way
  • Troubleshooting Common SSDT Errors
  • SSDT Tools and Features for SQL Server DevOps
  • SSDT Methodologies for SQL Server DevOps
  • How to Save Money on Your SQL Server Hardware
  • Development Lifecycle Basics for DBAs
Gethyn Ellis, David Postlethwaite
  • Top Five Disasters we've dealt with in our time as DBAs
Reid Havens
  • Beyond Buttons - More Than Meets The Eye
  • Performance, Optimization, and Intelligent Error Handling in Power Query
  • How to Fix a Report I Didn't Build - A Hot Potato Story
  • Achievement Unlocked - Upgrading Your Visuals and Reports
Uwe Ricken
  • User Definied Functions – From SQL 2000 – SQL 2019
  • Simplify data management with partitioning
  • Mastering DML Operations like a master
  • Working with time: Timeseries data in SQL Server
  • Introduction to partitioning
  • How to properly handle LOB data in SQL Server
Gethyn Ellis
  • Driven by the 9s - I need a highly available Microsoft Data Platform – what features should I use?