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SQL Saturday Columbus 2023

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SQL Saturday Columbus 2023

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15 Jul 2023


Roush Hall Otterbein University, 27 South Grove Street, Westerville, OH, 43081 Columbus, Ohio, United States

The 11th edition of SQL Saturday Columbus includes one FREE day of training sessions for Microsoft Data Platform professionals and those wanting to grow their skill set in Business Intelligence, Analytics, SQL Server, and adjacent data areas. This event is being hosted by Columbus Microsoft Data Platform Users Group.

SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server and data professionals who want to learn how to elevate their careers to the next level. This is the 11th SQLSaturday in Columbus and will be held on July 15, 2023. Admittance to this event is FREE, all costs are covered by donations and sponsorship. Please register soon as seating is limited, and let friends and colleagues know about the event.

Why Attend? This is a great opportunity to learn from SQL Server Experts, Microsoft MVPs, SQL Server Authors, and Professionals who have been through and can relate to the obstacles you have day to day. This one day training event is unlike any other providing free food, training and networking.

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Call opens at 9:10 PM

21 Mar 2023

Call closes at 11:59 PM

12 May 2023

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All sessions are of the 60 minute format. Below is the code of conduct which, by submitting, you are agreeing to should you be chosen. It will be enforced with no exceptions.

Code of conduct
By submitting to speak this event, should you be chosen you agree to all aspects of this code of conduct.

In all of our interactions, we aspire to embody and champion the below values:
Be Friendly and Welcoming

Listen with purpose and create space for others’ communication preferences.
Ask yourself how you can make someone else’s life easier.

Be Patient
Remember that people have varying communication styles and preferences.
Recognize that not everyone is using their native language (meaning and tone can be lost in translation).

Be Thoughtful
Think about how others will interpret your words – productive, clear communication requires effort!
Remember that sometimes it is best to refrain entirely from commenting.

Be Respectful and Inclusive
Respect differences of opinion.
Seek to build bridges and understand, not condemn or criticize.
Make a conscious effort to include people who differ from you.

Be Open and Curious
Assume good intent and interpret others’ statements or questions in good faith.
Ask questions to understand, not denounce.
Focus on continuous learning - get better at the things you already know, tackle completely new things, and ask others about their expertise to deepen yours

No discrimination or harassment.
CBusData is committed to providing a harassment-free experience to Program participants regardless of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical size, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or technology choices. Harassment is unwelcome verbal, physical, or virtual behavior based on the characteristics identified above.

No sexual harassment.
Sexual harassment is unwelcome verbal, physical or virtual behavior based on sex and includes gender-based harassment of a person of the same or different gender. Examples of sexual harassment include, but are not limited to:
• Unwelcome sexual advances
• Sexual comments or inappropriate gender-based jokes
• Excessive, unwelcome romantic attention
• Offering or conditioning an employment benefit or preferential treatment, like a promotion or job assignment, in exchange for sexual favors
• Unwelcome physical contact
• Sharing or displaying sexually explicit content
• Using sexually degrading words

In Summary:
Treat everyone with respect, kindness, and empathy.
Use welcoming and inclusive language.
Be thoughtful in how you communicate in person and online.
Don’t be destructive or inflammatory.
Gracefully accept constructive criticism.
Listen with purpose, create space for communication preferences; honor them by shifting to accommodate.

Violators whether they be sponsor, speaker, or attendee will be asked to leave the event with no refund. If necessary your employer and/or law enforcement will be contacted.