Snowflake Azure for Data Architects Workshop

This day long hands-on workshop is designed for Data Architects and will provide a practical introduction to Snowflakes Cloud Data Warehouse. By attending this workshop, attendees will understand Snowflake’s key differentiators and how Snowflake fits within the Azure’s overall first party ecosystem.
As this is a full day event food & beverages will be provided throughout the day.


  • 8.30am: Arrival & Check-in

  • 09:00am: Hands-on workshop begins with Craig Collier & Simon Field

  • 6:00pm: Wrap-up & Networking

Attendees will learn:

  • Snowflake into Azure Ecosystem E2E Integration
  • Transforming Data in Snowflake: Streams and Tasks
  • Enhancing your data: Working with Spark (Databricks) and performing Geospatial Analysis
  • Use Cases in DevOps: Cloning, Branching and Merging
  • Consuming Data with Power BI Desktop: Mapping on Lon/Lat

Featured Speaker:
Simon Field
EMEA Field CTO at Snowflake

Simon Field helps organisations to maximise the value they can derive from their data assets and investment in Snowflake. He has worked across EMEA in the field of Data Warehousing and Advanced Analytics for 25 years through all stages of the data life-cycle.

Featured Speaker:
Craig Collier
Principal Solutions Architect for the Snowflake Azure platform 

Craig Collier is a principal solutions architect for the Snowflake Azure platform team within Snowflake Computing’s alliances organisation – where he focuses on end-to-end data analytics solutions, working with Snowflake’s ecosystem partners to build data-driven products, and creating solutions powered by the “Data Warehouse Built for the Cloud”. Craig has worked in the data and analytics industry for nearly two decades and has helped hundreds of customers bring compelling data-driven products to the market. He serves on the advisory board of Business Intelligence at his alma mater, Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia where he also earned his BSBA in decision and systems sciences.

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