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 Welcome, Atlanta Microsoft Business Intelligence Users!

Meet other local Business Intelligence fans to discuss the Microsoft BI Platform. Unless otherwise announced, we meet on the last Monday of every month. Membership is complimentary but please register at sqlpass.org and associate with our group.

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Meeting Agenda
6:30 - 6:55 - Networking, Announcements, Prototypes with Pizza
6:55 - 7:15 - Sponsor Presentation(s)
7:15 - 8:15 - Main Presentation(s)
8:15 - 8:30 - Q&A, Discussion

Meeting Place
115 Perimeter Center Place
Atlanta, GA 30346

South Terraces Building
The Auditorium room (first floor)

Covered parking at South or North Terraces: FREE but take and validate ticket at security guard
Open non-ticket parking: FREE, next to North Terraces (off Perimeter Center Terrace street)


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Power BI at one year - a look back and a look forward 

Level: Beginner


Monday, September 26th, 2016


6:30 – 8:30 PM ET


South Terraces Building (Auditorium Room)

115 Perimeter Center Place

Atlanta, GA 30346


This is a must attend session for everyone using or planning to use Power BI. With weekly and monthly releases, there are a lot of fantastic new features to explore in Power BI. In this session we will cover an overview of what has been released in Power BI across PowerBI.com, Power BI Desktop, mobile apps and APIs. You'll also discover what's new and exciting in Power BI. In this session, we'll also introduce PowerApps - a new product from the Power BI engineering team which enables non-developers to create & use custom applications & forms across all platforms (iOS, Android, Windows & Web).


Kamal Hathi is a General Manager for Power BI at Microsoft and a co-founder of Microsoft's multi-billion dollar Analytics and Business Intelligence products. Kamal has delivered Power BI to market, and was responsible for its end-to-end strategy, design and delivery. Kamal is currently responsible for product growth and success of the Microsoft Business Application Platform. 

Pratap Ladhani is a Sr. Program Manager at Microsoft focusing on Customer & Partner success for PowerApps and Microsoft Flow. He has been working with Microsoft for more than 13 years and has spoken earlier at Build, TechEd, Convergence & WPC conferences. 

We expect other speakers from Microsoft to join us too.




Meetings in 2016

January 25th
February 29th
March 28th
April 25th
May 23th
June 27th
July 25th
August 29th
September 26th
November 1st
December 5th

The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) is an independent, not-for-profit association, dedicated to supporting, educating, and promoting the Microsoft SQL Server community. From local user groups and special interest groups (SIGs) to webcasts and the annual PASS Community Summit � the largest gathering of SQL Server professionals in the world � PASS enables knowledge sharing, in-depth learning, access to the Microsoft SQL Server team, and the ability to influence the direction of SQL Server technologies. PASS was founded in 1999 by Microsoft and CA and continues to enjoy executive level endorsement from both organizations. As the number one user community for Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft looks to the PASS community for valued feedback, input, and inspiration. PASS Mission Empower the global Microsoft SQL Server community to connect, share, learn and be inspired through networking, knowledge sharing, peer-based learning, and the ability to influence the direction of Microsoft SQL Server products and services.
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