Speaker Bio: Ken Tucker

Ken Tucker is a Microsoft MVP, President of Space Coast .NET user group, and Ineta Membership mentor for Florida.  Ken currently works for Amovius as a developer.

Title: SilverLight MVVM

The MVVM pattern is a common way to develop SilverLight apps. In this demo, Ken will look at some of the MVVM frameworks available and walk through creating an application.

SQL Shot Speaker: Bradley Ball
Speaker Bio: Bradley Ball is a MCITP SQL 2005 & MCTS 2008 Database Administrator with over 10 years of IT experience. Bradley spent 8 years working as a Defense contractor for clients such as the U.S. Army and The Executive Office Of the President of the United States. He is currently a Sr. SQL Database Administrator for Publix Supermarkets. Bradley can be found blogging on http://sqlballs.blogspot.com and on twitter here.
Title: Transparent Data Encryption
Abstract: Bradley will be doing a quick lightening round on Transparent Data Encryption, and will show off a script to automate certificate backups.

Speaker: Norman Bowen
Speaker Bio:

Norm is a data professional with a broad range of data experiences, primarily in Database & Application Development/Support and Reporting, and some DBA experience. Along with SQL Server, Norm has worked with Oracle, Sybase, and DB2. He holds MCTS certifications in Business Intelligence and Database Administration, and a Masters in Computer Science, and is versed with the Microsoft BI Stack of tools. Norm’s career passion is making data as valuable as possible, by designing and developing database solutions, performing data analysis, and making relevant data easily available to decision makers.Norm is currently on contract at a medium-sized Healthcare firm in Altamonte Springs where he fills the role of a Data & Reporting Analyst/Developer.

Title: Steps, Best Practices & Considerations for Successful Data Conversions

In this session, we will cover the various stages/steps of a data conversion project including concept, project planning, analysis, development and QA. We will also discuss some best practices, and other considerations that might not be directly a part of the data conversion, but is related to, or can be impacted by it.

Download the slide deck for this presentation here

Duo Demo: Karla Landrum & Jack Corbett
Title: Social Networking in the Workplace
Abstract: Karla Landrum will be doing a brief demonstration on the benefits of using Twitter from a marketing perspective.  Jack Corbett will be doing a brief demonstration on LinkedIn and the benefits of using that this tool for personal and business use.

Sponsor Demo: Rodney Landrum
Title: RedGate SQL Scripts Manager
Abstract: Rodney Landrum will be presenting a demonstration on RedGate’s SQL Scripts Manager, a powerful, reliable, and automated scripting tool compiled with scripts from SQL Server experts for the community.