The Richmond SQL Server User Group, located in Richmond, VA, is looking for speakers for the 2019 calendar year. Due to limited bandwidth at our venue, we prefer in-person presenters.

We currently have openings for the following dates (meetings start at 6:30pm):

January 10, 2019
February 14, 2019
May 9, 2019
June 13, 2019
July 11, 2019
August 8, 2019
September 12, 2019
October 10, 2019
November 14, 2019
December 12, 2019

Update 2018-11-26 – As you can see, we’ve filled up for 2019. If you want to book for 2020, please reach out to me.

The following list is a list of topics that our user group has indicated a desire in seeing.

Azure Automation
Azure – DB reporting options
Azure – Integrating with On-Prem
Azure – Data Warehouse
Azure Data Lake
Azure Portal & Security
Azure Data Bricks

BI – Data Visualization
BI – PowerBI
PowerBI – Self Service Integration
PowerBI / Reporting

Database Design – common mistakes

Data Compliance
Data Warehouse Design

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) Coding
Graph Extension

DevOps – Security
DevOps – Change Mgmt for DB Objects

New Features – General SQL 2017
New Features – Execution Plans & DMO
Adaptive Query Plan
Availability Groups
Data Security
Execution Plans
Extended Events / Troubleshooting
Internals (basic stuff)
Performance Tuning for the Developer
Resource Governor

“R” or “Python” integration with SQL Server

SSRS – Mobile / new features
SSMA intro (migration assistant)
SQL Server on Linux
Docker & SQL Server

How to manage a DBA for Database Developers
How to manage Database Developers for DBAs

Whether you can do a presentation of one of these requested topics, or if you have another topic that you think would be interesting to our user group, please send me an email (wayne at with the topic title / abstract and what dates you would like to present at our user group.