Community Events

Upcoming Events:

None planned right now…check back soon!

Past Events:

2017:

SQL Saturday #595 – Cleveland, OH – 2/4/17

I co-led the event planning team for this event.

2016:

SQL Saturday #480 – Nashville, TN – 1/16/16

I presented my “XML Without Xanax: How to Handle XML in SQL Server” session at this event.

SQL Saturday #473 – Cleveland, OH – 2/6/16

I led the event planning team for this event.

SQL Saturday #484 – Chicago, IL – 3/5/16

I presented my “XML Without Xanax: How to Handle XML in SQL Server” session at this event.

SQL Saturday #500 – Boston, MA – 3/19/16

I presented my “XML Without Xanax: How to Handle XML in SQL Server” session at this event.

SQL Saturday #499 – Madison, WI – 4/9/16

I presented my “XML Without Xanax: How to Handle XML in SQL Server” session at this event.

SQL Saturday #527 – Columbus, OH – 7/16/16

I presented my session “XML Without Xanax: How to Handle XML in SQL Server” at this event.

SQL Saturday #542 – Indianapolis, IN – 8/13/16

I presented my session “Availability Groups 101: An Introduction” at this event.

SQL Saturday #542 – Saint Louis, MO – 9/10/16

I presented my session “Availability Groups 101: An Introduction” at this event.

SQL Saturday #545 – Pittsburgh, PA – 10/1/16

I presented my session “Availability Groups 101: An Introduction” at this event.

2015:

Northwest Ohio SQL Server Users Group – Toledo, OH – 1/14/15

I presented my “Introduction to AlwaysOn Availability Groups” session at this user group meeting.

SQL Saturday #363 – Nashville, TN – 1/17/15

I presented my “Introduction to AlwaysOn Availability Groups” session at this event.

SQL Saturday #357 – Cleveland, OH – 2/7/15

I presented my “XML Without Xanax: How to Handle XML in SQL Server” session and helped organize this event.

CBusPASS – Columbus, OH – 3/12/15

I presented my “Availability Groups 101: An Introduction” session at this user group meeting.

SQL Saturday #387 – Madison, WI – 4/11/15

I co-presented a session with Brian Davis called “SSIS Grab Bag of Best Practices” at this event.

PASS DBA Virtual Chapter – 4/22/15 at 12 PM Eastern

I presented my “Availability Groups 101: An Introduction” session remotely for this virtual user group meeting.

PASS DBA Fundamentals Virtual Chapter – 5/5/15 at 11 AM Central

I presented my “XML Without Xanax: How to Handle XML in SQL Server” session remotely for this virtual user group meeting.

SQL Saturday #383 – Rochester, NY – 5/16/15

I presented my “Availability Groups 101: An Introduction” and “XML Without Xanax: How to Handle XML in SQL Server” sessions at this event.

SQL Saturday #390 – Philadelphia, PA – 6/6/15

I presented my “Availability Groups 101: An Introduction” session at this event.

Memphis PASS – Memphis, TN – 6/18/15

I remotely presented my “Availability Groups 101: An Introduction” session at this user group meeting.

SQL Saturday #421 – Columbus, OH – 7/11/15

I presented my “XML Without Xanax: How to Handle XML in SQL Server” session and co-presented a session with Brian Davis called “SSIS Grab Bag of Best Practices” at this event.

SQL Saturday #403 – Louisville, KY – 8/22/15

I presented my session “Availability Groups 101: An Introduction” at this event.

SQL Saturday #440 – Pittsburgh, PA – 10/3/15

I presented my session “Availability Groups 101: An Introduction” at this event.

PASS Summit 2015 – Seattle, WA – 10/26/15 – 10/30/15

I presented my regular session “XML Without Xanax: How to Handle XML in SQL Server” and a lightning talked called “STEM Education for Kids: A Call to Action” and also volunteered as a Summit Ambassador at this event.

2014:

SQL Saturday #272 – Nashville, TN – 1/18/14

I presented my session “XML Without Xanax: Handling XML in SQL Server” at this event.

SQL Saturday #241 – Cleveland, OH – 2/8/14

I lead the event planning team for this event and presented my session “XML Without Xanax: How to Handle XML in SQL Server“.

Southwest Missouri SQL Server User Group – 3/11/14

I remote presented my session “XML Without Xanax: How to Handle XML in SQL Server” for this user group meeting.

SQL Saturday #299 – Columbus, OH – 6/14/14

I presented my sessions “Introduction to SQL Server Service Broker” and “Introduction to SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups” at this event.

Ohio North SQL Server User Group – 8/5/14

I presented my session “Introduction to AlwaysOn Availability Groups” at this user group meeting.

PASS Summit 2014 – Seattle, WA – 11/4/14 – 11/7/14

I presented my session “Introduction to AlwaysOn Availability Groups” at this event.

2013:

PASS DBA Fundamentals Virtual Chapter – 5/7

I presented my session “Introduction to SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups”.

SQL Saturday #214 – Louisville, KY – 7/13

I presented my session “Introduction to SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups“.

SQL Saturday #242 – Indianapolis, IN – 8/10

I presented my session “Introduction to SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups“.

SQL Saturday #256 – Kalamazoo, MI – 11/2

I presented my session “Introduction to SQL Server Service Broker“.

Ohio North SQL Server User Group – 12/3/13

I presented a new session called “XML Without Xanax – A Guide to Anxiety-Free XML in SQL Server” at this user group meeting.

SQL Saturday #233 – Washington, DC – 12/7/13

I presented my session “Introduction to SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups” at this event.

Southwest Missouri SQL Server User Group – 12/16/13

I remote presented my session “Introduction to SQL Server Service Broker” for this user group meeting.

2012:

SQL Saturday #119 – Chicago, IL – 5/19

SQL Saturday #117 – Columbus, OH – 6/2

I presented my session “Introduction to SQL Server Service Broker” and also volunteered at this event.

Ohio North SQL Server User Group (ONSSUG) – 6/5

I presented my session “SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Readable Secondaries”.

SQL Saturday #121 – Philadelphia, PA – 6/9

I presented two sessions: “Introduction to SQL Server Service Broker” & “SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Readable Secondaries” as well as volunteered at this event.

SQL Saturday #126 – Indianapolis, IN – 7/28

I presented my session “SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Readable Secondaries” at this event.

SQL Saturday #164 – Cleveland, OH – 8/18

I presented my session “Introduction to SQL Server Service Broker” and volunteered as the catering/lunch/restaurant coordinator for this event.

PASS DBA Fundamentals Virtual Chapter – 9/4

I presented my session “Introduction to SQL Server Service Broker“.

SQL Saturday #160 – Kalamazoo, MI – 9/22

I presented my session “SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Readable Secondaries.”

SQL Saturday #171 – Pittsburgh, PA – 10/6

I presented my session “Introduction to SQL Server Service Broker.”

SQL Saturday #145 – Nashville, TN – 10/13

I presented my session “SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Readable Secondaries.”

PASS Summit 2012 – 11/5 through 11/9