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PASS Summit 2011 - What you can expect at the Conference - Part 6

Now that I have covered just about all of the "official" Summit activities, it is time for a blog post about "After Hours" activities.

There is a webpage that lists some of the activities that we are currently aware of.  You can find that page here.

Monday Night Networking Dinner - Last year, Andy Warren and Steve Jones started a Netowrking Dinner (Food / Drink is your own responsibility). It will be Monday Evening at Lowell's.  More information is available on the link provided above.Follow general #sqlpass on twitter to see what's going on.

Photo Walk - Pat Wright and Tim Ford started this tradition several years ago.  Essentially, Pat / Tim coordinate a place / time to start on a tour of Seattle.  Bring your camera andprepare to have a great time discovering Seattle.Follow #photowalk on twitter to obtain more information.

SQL Kilt Day - It will be Thursday this year.  Several years ago, three SQL Community leaders decided to wear kilts one day. Many more joined in last year (even some vendors).  I don't havve an exact count, but I suspect that thee were at least 50 people wearing kilts last year.  I suspect that number will be over 100 this year. Wearing a kilt on #sqlkilt day will definitely bring you some attention.  :-)

SQL Run - Running is a favorite fitness activity of quite a few members of the SQL Community.  Would you like to run with some others who are attending the conference?  Follow #SQLRun on twitter to find out when/where to meet up for a run.

SQL Karaoke - What happens when you mix an open mic, SQL Professionals, and some libation together?  SQL Karaoke at a Dive Bar.  See the Link above for more information on locatoin.  This year it will be on Wednesday Evening and now enjoys a limited sponsorship by NEC and Genesis Hosting Solutions. Follow #SQLKaraoke for more information - especially on Wednesday.

SSC / Redgate Party - SQL Server Central and RedGate will be hosting another party right after the Welcome Reception on Tuesday night. More info may be found here.

Other Vendor Parties - Many other Vendors will also host parties or other get togethers. Be sure to visit all of the vendors in the Exhibit Hall.  I encourage you to visit all of the vendors and perhaps score an invite to an "after hours" event.

There is more, but I don't know about it yet.  Denny Cherry has put together a website that lists "after hours" events that he is aware of.

 

Published Friday, September 16, 2011 10:30 AM by RickHeiges

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Rick Heiges said:

As I finish up preparing for the Sep 20 (@1pm ET) webcast, I thought a final blog post may be appropriate

September 21, 2011 6:09 PM
 

Rick Heiges said:

Next week, I am tentatively planning a webcast on Oct 3, 2013 @ 12:30pm ET as I have done over the past

September 26, 2013 1:09 PM

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