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Next Meeting: Thu, Aug 22 2019

VanPASS August 2019 - Social Networking

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None

Pub Night with Scott Stauffer

Speaker: Scott Stauffer
Date: Thursday, August 22, 2019
Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Location: Harbour Centre 555 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC (Meet by the Security Desk on the Main Floor by Hastings entrance)

Meetup with Scott Stauffer tonight between 5:00 and 5:30 at Harbour Centre, and from there we'll likely head to Malone's to have a drink and talk about all things PASS, SQL, and PowerBI related. It's a casual night to get together and learn a little more about each other and have some fun so please grab a ticket to let us know you are coming and visit us at for more info.

About The Speaker

Having worked with Microsoft SQL server since 1997, Scott has been exposed to almost every aspect of the product. Initially he started off with a focus on Enterprise Database Administration, but over the years has moved into Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence (DW/BI). He has worked with SSIS for integration and ETL, SSAS for OLAP solutions and SSRS for Reporting Solutions.

Scott has been heavily involved in the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) by attending the annual PASS Summits since 2000 and the all of the Business Analytics Conferences, hosting and presenting at regional SQL Saturdays, and organizing and supporting monthly education meetings by the Vancouver PASS and Vancouver PASS BI Chapters.

Microsoft has recognized Scott for hiis many contributions to the SQL Server community since 2008 with the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for Data Platform (formerly known as a SQL MVP).


Event Time : Thu, Aug 22 2019 17:30 - 19:30 Pacific Daylight Time


555 West Hastings

Vancouver, Alberta, Canada V6B 4N6

Direction: Meet at the Security Desk on the main floor by the Hastings St entrance.

Featured Presentation

An Evening with Scott Stauffer

Speaker: Scott Stauffer, Data Guy SQL Server Toolbox

Summary: Join Scott Stauffer, Data Platform MVP, and SQL Socialite extraordinaire for an evening of social networking! Meet us by the Security Desk on the main floor of Harbour Centre, where the PlentyOfFish offices are located between 5:00pm and 5:30pm and we will proceed to The Black Frog to have some food and/or drink, get to know each other, and talk about all things PASS, SQL, and PowerBI related.

About The Speaker(s):

Scott Stauffer (@SQLSocialite) is very PASSionate about data and enjoys meeting with like-minded data geeks. He started the Vancouver PASS Chapter in 2004. In 2008, Scott was recognized by Microsoft with a SQL Server MVP award. In 2009, Scott started a PASS BI Chapter in Vancouver, and was also at one time the PASS Regional Chapter Mentor for Canada. For over 10 years he has been an independent consultant working with clients to solve their data woes and extract insight from their business data.



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