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Phoenix, AZ /

West Valley - PASS Member Engagement Campaign & Intro to Azure Data Catalog

Grand Canyon University 3300 West Camelback Road , Phoenix, (map)

Title:PASS Member Engagement Campaign and Introduction to Azure Data Catalog

Abstract: Come join us at the April PASS Chapter meeting to review what PASS is and why you should join and why you should get others to join as well. PASS Engagement Campaign is a way for us to figure out what are the needs that PASS is trying to fulfill for the everyday person. We will also have a 30-minute Introduction and Walk Through of Azure Data Catalog and what this Azure service has to offer for your organization in terms of helping out your Logical Data Warehouse and its Meta Data.

Speaker Bio: Joe Barth is the AZSSUG Chapter Leader for the last 2 years and has been a part of the PASS for the last 7 years, co-found CASSUG in Albany NY in 2010. He is a SQL Server enthusiast for the last 8 years and has worn every hat from developer to DBA. Senior Consultant for Neudesic and part of the Data and Analytics Platform.


• 6:30-6:45pm: Sign-in & network  

• 6:45-7:00pm: Announcements & Intro

• 7:00-8:00pm: Presentation    

• 8:00-8:15pm  Q&A, wrap-up 

Slide decks for past events (when available) can be found here.


Food & drinks for this event sponsored by tba.

Grand Canyon University is our venue sponsor.

Parking and Location: GCU is at the Northeast corner of 35th Ave. and West Camelback Road. The meeting takes place in Building Number 6, which is named  College of Humanities and Social Sciences 1 (CHSS 1).

Note that parking availability depends on other events occurring at GCU at the same time. Here are the upcoming GCU events that may impact ease of parking. Events in the arena will have the greatest impact.

Free parking is available at two GCU parking garages:

• Garage next to main entrance at 33rd Ave and West Camelback Rd. This garage is the shortest walk to the meeting room.

• Halo garage on 35th Ave north of West Camelback Rd. This garage may be easier to access during events.

All entrances have guard posts. Tell the guard you are here for the SQL Server User's Group meeting. Ask the guard if you need help finding parking or the meeting location.


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