Network, learn, ask a question, meet other folk, get fed - these are all things that happen at user group events. These events are a really great opportunity to socialise in an informal learning experience - if you want your own exposure then come and do a 1 - 5 minute nugget in front of your peers.
Remember to tell your friends and the people you work with; make sure you register as soon as you can.
5.30pm – 6:00pm Registration and networking
Meet and greet.
6:00pm – 7:00pm SQL Server Round Table discussion
Take stock and get the latest news in the SQL Server field. This is also a great opportunity to ask any burning questions you have, may be a problem at work. We will also be discussing the SQL Server events of 2012 and Manchester UG becoming a PASS Chapter
It's also a great opportunity to share your knowledge and gain exposure in the industry
7:00pm - 7:30pm BREAK: Light refreshments
More time to network and ask questions...
7:30pm – 8:30pm Transact-SQL enhancements in SQL Server 2012 with Martin Bell
The next version of SQL Server is shaping up to be a huge release this session will look at some of the T-SQL updates with demos of features available in RC0.
9:00pm - Close and down the pub