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PASS Summit 2020 Sessions

11 Nov 2020 | Posted by Shabnam Watson

I put together a Power BI report that pulls the sessions list from PASS Summit’s web site.

Here is the live report:

You can find the report here as well in case the above embedding does not work.

Power BI, PowerShell, and PowerApps Sessions

I am mostly interested in Power BI, PowerShell, and PowerApps sessions so I created one tab for each group. I found 22 Power BI sessions, PowerShell sessions, and PowerApps sessions.

Some of these sessions are offered more than one time at different time zones. I look forward to attending a good number of these sessions.

Technical Details

The report itself is available here. The only complex step in setting up the report was to figure out the link behind the sessions from PASS’s web site. The sessions themselves are not in a table on any of the pages on PASS’s website and cannot be imported into Power BI directly. Instead they are listed in and pulled from a page from Evert Scribe. With a little bit of digging in the source code (HTML) behind the page (publicly available data), you can find the actual source page to be:

https://www.eventscribe.com/2020/PASSVirtualSummit/agendaEmbed.asp?pfp=embeddedSchedule&embedded=true%C2%A0″

The rest was easy. The Power BI Transformations are mostly formatting, renaming, and self explanatory.

Original post: https://shabnamwatson.wpcomstaging.com/2020/11/08/pass-summit-2020-sessions/

Shabnam Watson

Shabnam Watson is a Business Intelligence architect, speaker, and blogger with 20 years of experience developing data warehouse and business intelligence solutions. Her work focus within the Microsoft BI Stack has been on Analysis Services and Power BI. She is an active member of PASS community and has spoken at PASS Summit, SQL Saturdays, PASS Business Analytics and PASS Women in Technology virtual chapters, and many other user groups and conferences. She is a co-organizer of SQL Saturday Atlanta - BI Edition. She holds a master's degree in computer science, a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, and a Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP) certification by The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI).

Shabnam's blog: https://shabnamwatson.wordpress.com/

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