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The Largest Technical Conference for the Microsoft Data Platform Community

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Gain the technical skills and connections to advance your data career

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What You Will Learn

PASS Summit provides the best technical content and networking opportunities for the Microsoft Data Platform community. Come meet your peers and solve your technical challenges.

Sneak Peeks

43% Database Administrators
16% Developers
10% BI/BA Practitioners
13% Architects
8% Management / Directors
5% Consultants
5% Analysts
2% IT Pros

Some of the topics for PASS Summit 2018

  • Security & Compliance
  • Data Visualization
  • AI/ML
  • Scalability
  • Self-Service BI
  • NoSQL
  • SAAS
  • MDM
  • Cosmos DB
  • Hybrid and Cloud
  • Real-time Analytics
  • Data Warehousing
  • Data Virtualization
  • R, Python, SPark
  • Kubernetes
  • DevOps
  • Agile BI Development
  • Linux & Containers with SQLServer 2017

PASS Summit is organized into program tracks based on the way you work with data. These include:

  • Design
  • Build
  • Support
  • Perform
  • Scale
  • Analyze

In addition, PASS Summit offers the Evolve and Innovate tracks to discuss forward-looking trends and professional development. Learn More

PASS Summit is designed to connect and educate data professionals
of all levels.

Skill Level

  • 100 Level (Novice)
  • 200 Level (Intermediate)
  • 300 Level (Advanced)
  • 400 Level (Expert)
  • 500 Level (Advanced Expert)


  • General Sessions: 75 minutes with content spanning all skill levels
  • Half-Day Sessions: 3 in-depth hours for skill levels 400 to 500
  • Lightning Talks: 10 minute talks from various speakers that are combined into 75 minute sessions

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Schedule at a Glance

Nov 5 Monday
Pre-con Sessions
Nov 6 Tuesday
Pre-con Sessions
Welcome Reception
Nov 7 Wednesday
Exhibitor Reception
Nov 8 Thursday
Nov 9 Friday


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