Open: February 11, 2020Close: March 03, 2020
We’re excited that you’re interested in presenting a Pre-Conference Session at PASS Summit 2020 in Houston, TX, November 10-13!
We are calling for experienced speakers that would like to present a full-day session, consisting of 6.5-hours of content. We are looking for speakers with outstanding knowledge in their key areas of expertise, who have demonstrated experience in leading full-day conference sessions, workshops, training events, and/or credit based classes at an accredited college or university, and have consistently achieved strong session evaluations and ratings at PASS Summit and/or similar conferences and events over the last 2-3 years.
Our goal is to deliver first-class educational content for all data professionals who leverage the Microsoft Data Platform (and everything that connects to it), to help attendees make an impact in their role today and to prepare them for what they need to know tomorrow.
PASS has identified 4 fundamental streams to best represent our community as a whole – Analytics, Architecture, Data Management, and Professional Development.
In addition to the streams introduced in 2019, PASS introduced Spotlight sessions - highlighted topics threaded throughout each stream. Last year, the spotlights were AI, Cloud, and Security.
This year’s spotlights include:
As you develop and finalize your pre-conference submission(s), please keep these updated spotlights in mind as you determine which stream you will submit.
Pre-Conference Sessions take place on the Monday and Tuesday prior to the start of PASS Summit. Pre-Conference Sessions run from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM with two 15-minute refreshment breaks (morning and afternoon) and a 1-hour lunch.
Pre-conference speakers agree to:
If selected, pre-conference speakers will receive:
We look forward to your participation and to reviewing your submitted abstract(s)!
Please note that only submitted abstracts will be considered. Saved abstracts are not considered submitted.
Deadline for submissions: Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 20:00 UTC
Good luck with your submissions!
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