Here are my upcoming and past speaking engagements with relevant links to slide decks and demos. At the bottom of the page is my speaker bio and the sessions I have ready to go. If you would like me to speak at your event, don’t hesitate to contact me!

Upcoming speaking engagements

December 12 2018: SQL Saturday #779(Prague, Czech Republic)
Headless chicken – calming the sysadmin that turned DBA

October 24-25 2018: TechDays Sweden (Stockholm, Sweden)
Azure SQL Database – the cloud awakens

October 22-26 2018: MCT Summit (Köln, Germany)
SQL Server hates you(?) – what the DBAs never told the developers
Talk tech to me – improving your technical presentation skills

October 18 2018: TechUG (Leeds, United Kingdom)
Boring stable, stable is good – best practices in practice

October 16 2018: DataMinds (Ghent, Belgium)
SQL Server hates you(?) – what the DBAs never told the developers

Past speaking engagements

October 10 & 11 2018: SQLRelay (Birmingham and Reading, United Kingdom)
SQL Server hates you(?) – what the DBAs never told the developers

September 15 2018: SQL Saturday #775 (Gothenburg, Sweden)
Headless chicken – calming the sysadmin that turned DBA

September 13 2018: PASS Professional Development Virtual Chapter
Talk tech to me – improving your technical presentation skills

July 14 2018: SQL Saturday #730 (Manchester, United Kingdom)
SQL Server hates you(?) – what the DBAs never told the developers

June 21 2018: SQLGrillen (Lingen, Germany)
The force awakens – Azure SQL Server for the on-prem DBA

June 19 2018: Sao Paulo SQL Server User Group (remote to Brazil)
SQL Server hates you(?) – what the DBAs never told the developers

May 29 2018: Intelligent Cloud Conference (Copenhagen, Denmark)
SQL Server hates you(?) – what the DBAs never told the developers

May 26 2018: Azure Saturday (Munich, Germany)
The Force Awakens – Azure SQL Server for the on-prem DBA

May 12 2018: SQL Saturday #735 (Helsinki, Finland)
Boring is stable, stable is good – best practices in practice

April 26 2018: SQL Saturday #738 (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Speak your hands

April 21 2018: Global Azure Bootcamp (Linköping, Sweden)
Azure SQL Database – the cloud awakens

March 21-22 2018: TechDays Finland (Helsinki, Finland)
SQL Server hates you(?) – what the DBAs never told the developers

March 14 2018: ITProud (Antwerpen, Belgium)
Azure SQL Database – the cloud awakens

March 10 2018: SQLSaturday #704 (Reykjavik, Iceland)
Boring stable, stable is good – best practices in practice

January 30-February 2 2018: Nordic Infrastructure Conference, (Oslo, Norway)
Boring stable, stable is good – best practices in practice
Azure SQL Database – the cloud awakens

January 19 2018: SQLSaturday #679, (Vienna, Austria)
Speak your hands

November 27 2017: SQLUG Sweden (Stockholm, Sweden)
Abuse your SQL Server for fun and profit

September 23 2017: SQLSaturday #657 Gothenburg (Gothenburg, Sweden)
Abuse your SQL Server for fun and profit

May 18 2017: .NET developers User Group (Linköping, Sweden)
Abuse your SQL Server for fun and profit

November 16-17th, 2016: Microsoft TechDays (Stockholm, Sweden)
Azure SQL Database: The Cloud Awakens

October 17th, 2016: SQLHangout #28
Career transitions

August 27th, 2016: SQLSaturday #536 Gothenburg (Gothenburg, Sweden)
Unicorn Safari: alleviating consolidation pains with SQL Server 2016

Speaker bio: Alexander Arvidsson

Alexander is a principal solutions architect at Atea in Linköping, Sweden. Nobody really knows what it means to be a principal solutions architect, but he spends his days speaking, teaching courses or helping clients of all shapes and sizes to take better care of their data.
He has spent the last 20 years toying with data, databases and related infrastructure services such as storage, networking and virtualization, occasionally emerging from the technical darkness to attend a Star Wars convention somewhere in the world.
He is a frequent international speaker, Data Platform MVP, podcaster, Pluralsight author, blogger and a Microsoft Certified Trainer, focusing on SQL Server, Azure and Power BI.

Sessions:

The Force Awakens – Azure SQL Server for the on-prem DBA
SQL Server hates you(?) – what the DBAs never told the developers
Boring is stable, stable is good – best practices in practice
Headless Chicken – calming the sysadmin that turned DBA
Talk tech to me – improving your technical presentation skills
Azure machine learning for the absolute beginner
Build as they talk – using Power BI as a prototype tool
BI prototyping with Power BI, Dataflows and Azure Data Lake
DAX for the SQL programmer