Speaking

On this page you will find all my upcoming and past speaking engagements, with links to resources such as video recordings, slide decks and demo files. My speaker bio is at the bottom of this page, if needed :)
 

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

November 2nd, 2017: PASS Summit 2017 (Seattle, Washington, USA)
Advance Your Career by Becoming a Volunteer

November 18th, 2017: SQLSaturday #668 Tallinn (Tallinn, Estonia)
Biml for Beginners: Speed Up Your SSIS Development

December 9th, 2017: SQLSaturday #687 Slovenia (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Tools and Tips: From Accidental to Efficient Data Warehouse Developer

Would you like me to speak at your user group or event? Contact me :)
 

Past Speaking Engagements

October 19th, 2017: Denver SQL Server User Group (Denver, Colorado, USA)
There’s a shortcut for that! – SSMS Tips and Tricks
Slide Deck

October 17th, 2017: Edmonton PASS (Remote)
Biml for Beginners: Speed Up Your SSIS Development
Slide Deck | Demo Files

September 16th, 2017: SQLSaturday #673 Denver (Denver, Colorado, USA)
Level Up Your Biml: Best Practices and Coding Techniques
Slide Deck | Demo Files

August 26th, 2017: SQLSaturday #635 Vancouver (Vancouver, Canada)
Biml for Beginners: Speed Up Your SSIS Development
Slide Deck | Demo Files

July 20th, 2017: 24 Hours of PASS: Summit Preview
Tools and Tips: From Accidental to Efficient Data Warehouse Developer
Slide Deck | Resources

July 19th, 2017: Webinar with Varigence
What’s new in BimlExpress 2017?
YouTube Recording

March 28th, 2017: Malta Microsoft Data Platform User Group (Remote)
Biml for Beginners: Speed Up Your SSIS Development
Slide Deck | Demo Files

October 25th-28th, 2016: PASS Summit 2016 (Seattle, Washington, USA)
Biml for Beginners: Speed Up Your SSIS Development
Advance Your Career by Becoming a Volunteer
Lightning Talk: 5 Ways to Advance Your Career by Becoming a Volunteer

October 1st, 2016: SQLSaturday #557 Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
Level up your Biml: Best Practices and Coding Techniques
Slide Deck | Demo Files

September 26th-30th, 2016: Microsoft Ignite (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
Avoid repeating yourself – an Introduction to Agile SSIS Development
Hubtalk: Automate Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence development

September 3rd, 2016: SQLSaturday #532 Oslo (Oslo, Norway)
Level up your Biml: Best Practices and Coding Techniques
Slide Deck | Demo Files

August 27th, 2016: SQLSaturday #536 Gothenburg (Gothenburg, Sweden)
Tools and Tips: From Accidental to Efficient Data Warehouse Developer
Slide Deck | Resources

August 15th, 2016: Biml Academy 2 (Webinar)
Lesson 5: Importing source metadata into Biml
Slide Deck | Video

July 23rd, 2016: SQLSaturday #540 Sacramento (Sacramento, California, USA)
Level Up Your Biml: Best Practices and Coding Techniques
Slide Deck | Demo Files

Tools and Tips: From Accidental to Efficient Data Warehouse Developer
Slide Deck | Resources

June 29th, 2016: Presentation Design in the World of IT
Chat with Boris Hristov (@BorisHristov), the founder of 356labs.com
Video

June 18th, 2016: SQLSaturday #516 Iceland (Reykjavik, Iceland)
Biml for Beginners: Speed up your SSIS development
Slide Deck | Demo Files

June 9th, 2016: BIG PASS Community User Group (Remote)
Biml for Beginners: Speed up your SSIS development
Demo Files

May 21st, 2016: TUGA IT (Lisbon, Portugal)
Level up your Biml: Best Practices and Coding Techniques
Slide Deck | Demo Files

May 18th, 2016: Microsoft NT Conference (Portoro┼ż, Slovenia)
Level up your Biml: Best Practices and Coding Techniques
Slide Deck | Demo Files

May 7th, 2016: SQLBits XV (Liverpool, UK)
Biml for Beginners: Speed up your SSIS development
Slide Deck | Demo Files

May 4th, 2016: SQLBits XV Training Day (Liverpool, UK)
Learn Biml Today: Start Using It Tomorrow – with Scott Currie (@ScottCurrie)
Blog Post | YouTube Promo Video

April 12th, 2016: PASS Women in Technology Virtual Chapter (Webinar)
Tools and Tips: From Accidental to Efficient Data Warehouse Developer
YouTube | Slide Deck | Resources

April 1st, 2016: SQLSaturday #494 Vienna (Vienna, Austria)
Biml for Beginners: Speed up your SSIS development
Slide Deck | Demo Files

March 30th, 2016: Norwegian MVP News on Channel9: Episode 1
Interview about SQL Server 2016, Microsoft Data Platform User Group Norway and SQLSaturday Oslo
Video

March 5th, 2016: SQLSaturday #484 Chicago (Chicago, Illinois, USA)
Biml for Beginners: Speed up your SSIS development
Slide Deck | Demo Files

January 12th, 2016: GALs show on Channel9: Episode 12
Interview with fellow MVPs Laura Rogers (@WonderLaura) and Nathalie Belval (@nbelval)
Video

November 18th, 2015: SQL Data Partners Podcast Episode 18
Podcast about Biml with MVP Bill Fellows (@billinkc)
Podcast

October 28th, 2015: PASS Summit 2015 (Seattle, Washington, USA)
Lightning Talk: Help! I’m Supposed to Present Now but My Computer Is Dead!
YouTube

October 24th, 2015: SQLSaturday #446 Oregon (Portland, Oregon, USA)
S.M.A.R.T. Biml: Standardize, Model, Automate, Reuse and Transform
Slide Deck | Demo Files

September 29th, 2015: SQL Server Days 2015 (Schelle, Belgium)
Don’t Repeat Yourself – Agile SSIS Development with Biml and BimlScript
Slide Deck | Demo Files

September 19th, 2015: SQLSaturday #413 Denmark (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Upgrading from SSIS Package Deployment to Project Deployment
Slide Deck

September 5th, 2015: SQLSaturday #433 Gothenburg (Gothenburg, Sweden)
Biml for Beginners: Generating SSIS packages with BimlScript
Slide Deck | Demo Files

June 25th, 2015: 24 Hours of PASS: Growing Our Community
Don’t Repeat Yourself – An Introduction to Agile SSIS Development
YouTube | Slide Deck | Demo Files

May 16th, 2015: SQLSaturday #369 Portugal (Lisbon, Portugal)
Tools and Tips: From accidental to efficient Data Warehouse developer
Slide Deck

April 25th, 2015: SQLSaturday #372 Exeter (Exeter, UK)
Biml for Beginners: Generating SSIS packages with BimlScript
Slide Deck | Demo Files

March 26th, 2015: Pragmatic Works Training on the T’s
Table Partitioning in SQL Server: A Magic Solution for Better Performance?
Video | Slide Deck

March 3rd, 2015: SQLBits XIV (London, UK)
Tools and Tips: From Accidental to Efficient Data Warehouse Developer
Video | Slide Deck | Resources

February 2nd, 2015: Deutsche SQL Server Konferenz 2015 (Darmstadt, Germany)
Generate SSIS packages automatically with Biml and BimlScript
Slide Deck | Demo Files

December 18th, 2014: SQLHangout #26
Biml in the Real World, v2!
YouTube

November 25th, 2014: The Code Pub Oslo (Oslo, Norway)
Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and Community

November 1st, 2014: SQLSaturday #337 Oregon (Portland, Oregon, USA)
Biml Lightning Talk

October 18th, 2014: SQLSaturday #341 Portugal (Porto, Portugal)
Generate SSIS packages automatically with Biml and BimlScript

August 30th, 2014: SQLSaturday #317 Oslo (Oslo, Norway)
Generate SSIS packages automatically with Biml and BimlScript

June 25th, 2014: SQLHangout #22
Biml. An Intoduction.
YouTube

Speaker Bio: Cathrine Wilhelmsen

Cathrine WilhelmsenCathrine loves teaching and sharing knowledge, and currently works as a Community Evangelist for PASS, a global community that enables Microsoft Data Platform professionals to connect, share and learn. Her main experience has been working as a consultant, technical architect and developer, focusing on Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence projects. Her core skills are ETL, SSIS, Biml and T-SQL development, but she enjoys everything from programming to data visualization. Outside of work she’s a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, BimlHero Certified Expert, speaker, blogger, organizer and chronic volunteer.