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PASS Summit 2013 Announces Dream Lineup of Community Sessions and Speakers

Featuring 125+ hand-picked sessions to help data professionals advance their careers and make the most of their Microsoft SQL Server implementations

CHICAGO, IL – May 22, 2013 – SQL Server authorities from around the world – including MVPs, authors, trainers, and consultants – are set to share their expertise at PASS Summit 2013 as the SQL Server event of the year visits Charlotte, NC, Oct. 15-18.

Today, PASS announced this year’s PASS Summit community sessions, including more than 80 regular sessions, 90-minute spotlight sessions from top-ranked speakers back by popular demand, and deep-dive half-day sessions. The lineup also features 2 days of in-depth, full-day pre-conference sessions by some of the biggest names in the SQL Server community.

Presentations across 6 tracks will cover everything from database administration best practices, new SQL Server features, and the latest database and application development techniques to what you need to know about building and managing effective BI solutions and being successful in the cloud.

Sessions from Microsoft’s leading experts will be joining the lineup soon. Visit the PASS Summit 2013 website for the latest updates and to register at $800 off the final registration rate by June 30.

About PASS
PASS is an independent, not-for-profit community organization dedicated to empowering data professionals who leverage Microsoft technologies to connect, share, and learn. With a growing membership of more than 100K, PASS enables networking, knowledge sharing, and peer-based learning through local and virtual chapters, online events, local and regional events, and international conferences such as PASS Summit. For more information, visit the PASS Web site at

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Kathy Blomstrom