Community Sessions Room - TCC Yakima 1

Introduction to PASS Summit 2016

Wednesday Oct 26, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Hosted by Kevin Kline

Feeling overwhelmed by all that PASS Summit 2016 has to offer? Join this introduction to the conference and what to look forward to. The session provides attendees with a general overview of the conference and related events.

Staying Involved with PASS

Friday Oct 28, 1:00pm - 1:45pm

Hosted by Kevin Kline

Hear about the greater PASS community and how Summit attendees can stay involved throughout the year with local chapters, regional events, online networks and more.

Speaker Idol

Various times

Have you always wanted to speak at PASS Summit? Ready to take your oration skills to the next level? Then get ready, contestants! PASS Summit 2016 will host the third annual Speaker Idol: 12 contestants will test their speaking skills and compete for a guaranteed session at PASS Summit 2017. (Last year’s winner, David Maxwell, will be presenting “Turbo Charged Transaction Logs - Internals and Performance”).

The 12 people who are competing are:

Daniel Janik
Martin Catherall
Kevin G. Boles
Eric Peterson

Amy Herold
Tom Norman
Shabnam Watson
Tzahi Hakikat

Brian Carrig
Todd Kleinhans
Peter Kral
Robert Verell

The judges for PASS Summit Speaker Idol 2016 are:
Joey D’Antoni
Allan Hirt
Karen Lopez
Mark Simms
Kendra Little
Andre Kamman