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Presenting Three Sessions at Microsoft Ignite 2019

From November 4-8, I will be at Microsoft Ignite 2019, yay :) This year, I’m presenting three sessions! One breakout session and one theater session on Azure Data Factory (ADF), as well as one Diversity and Inclusion breakout session on personal branding.

Microsoft Ignite 2019 Sessions

Cathrine Wilhelmsen is speaking at Microsoft Ignite 2019
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Speaking at dataMinds Connect 2019

On October 7-8, I will be at dataMinds Connect 2019! This will be the third and final event of my October mini-tour, after Techorama NL 2019 and Data Saturday Holland 2019. It’s going to be so much fun! :)

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I just realized I haven’t been to Belgium since I spoke at SQL Server Days 2015. Wow! That was four years ago. Four. Wow. About time for a new visit, then! :D

On Monday, I will be delivering a full-day Azure Data Factory precon. Then, on Tuesday morning, I’m presenting a brand new session called Creating Visual Data Transformations in Azure Data Factory. An hour just about Data Flows, yeah! I’m looking forward to it, and I hope to see you there.

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Speaking at Data Saturday Holland 2019

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On October 4-5, I will be at Data Saturday Holland 2019! With 42 sessions and 600+ attendees, this is the event for Microsoft Data Platform professionals in Holland. Grab your ticket today and join us!

On Friday, I will be delivering a full-day Azure Data Factory precon. Then, on Saturday morning, I’m presenting a session called Building Dynamic Data Pipelines in Azure Data Factory. It will be a busy couple of days for me since I’m coming straight from Techorama NL 2019! But I’m very much looking forward to it :) Hope to see you there!

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Speaking at Techorama NL 2019

In just four weeks from now, I will be at Techorama NL 2019. Yay! :) This will be my first time attending Techorama, and I’m very excited to see what it’s like. It’s larger and broader than the data events I usually attend, so I’m looking forward to learning about new topics from speakers I have never seen live before.

Cathrine Wilhelmsen is proud to speak at Techorama NL 2019

Techorama NL 2019 Schedule

I will be presenting my Pipelines and Packages: Introduction to Azure Data Factory session on Wednesday, October 2nd from 8:45am – 9:45am. Join me if you want to learn the basics of Azure Data Factory :)

When I’m not presenting, I hope to attend as many of the other sessions as I can. And I do hope my data friends will forgive me for picking other types of sessions at this event ;) I don’t often go to events where I get to learn about accessibility, social engineering and CSS! :) These are the sessions I’m most looking forward to:

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Preparing for and Taking Microsoft Exam DP-201 (Designing an Azure Data Solution)

On January 31st, 2019, Microsoft released two new Azure Data exams: Implementing an Azure Data Solution (DP-200) and Designing an Azure Data Solution (DP-201). If you pass both of these exams, you become a Microsoft Certified Azure Data Engineer Associate. On June 17th, 2019, I passed DP-201: Designing an Azure Data Solution! Since I had previously passed the DP-200 exam, I also became a Microsoft Certified Azure Data Engineer Associate, yay :)

In this post, I share how I prepared for the exam and what my experience was like on the day of the exam.

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