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Excel Events - Live and Online

Upcoming Excel events, both online and live events. Previous events are listed below the current events. Also, visit the What's New page, for a list of the latest Excel events, releases and articles.

Current Excel Events

ModelOff: Attend the ModelOff Finals in London, December 3, 2018, starting at 6 PM. Registration is free, and spots are limited.

Power Query: Expand your Excel skills -- learn Power Query at your own pace, in this online course from experts Ken Puls and Miguel Escobar. The course starts with the Power Query basics, and gradually builds up to advanced techniques. There are 15 modules, broken into 55 videos (over 12 hours of content). See all the course details and sign up now.

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Past Excel Events

Slovenia: Choose one of the three sessions at the Excel Olympics Masterclasses -- Charts for Dashboards, Master Your Excel Data, or VBA Masterclass. Classes will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Nov 5, 2018.

Bulgaria: Attend the 3-day conference - Bulgaria Excel days, Oct 31, Nov 1 and 2, 2018, in Sofia, Bulgaria. There are master classes on Oct 31st, Nov 2nd and Nov 3rd, and the main conference on Nov 1st.

Power BI: Sign up for Microsoft's free Modern Excel & Power BI Course, with training in Spanish. Sessions are September 28 & October 19, 2018, at the Microsoft Offices in Panama City, Panama.

Develop Excel: The London Develop Excel Conference is aimed at people responsible for developing Excel addins and solutions. This one-day conference will be held in London, October 18th, 2018, and the ticket cost for this non-profit event is only £100. Speakers include heavyweight developers for Excel and .Net, Python, C++, VSTO, and Javascript. See details on the conference website.

Excelapalooza: This Excel-based user conference is in its 7th year, and runs Sept. 17-19, 2018, in Dallas, Texas. Get more details on the Excelapalooza website.

Microsoft: Mark your calendar for this summer's Microsoft Business Applications Summit -- registration is now open. Topics include Dynamics 365, Power BI and PowerApps. The Summit will be held in Seattle, WA, on July 22-24, 2018.

Amsterdam Summit: Registration is open for this year's Amsterdam Excel Summit - June 7-8, 2018. The Summit day (June 7) will have a keynote address by a Microsoft Program Manager, and 8 sessions split over 2 tracks. On Masterclass day (June 8), there are two options - Excel Business Modeling and Power Query.

Unlock Excel: CPA Australia is hosting another round of Unlock Excel conferences in April 2018. Events are in the following cities: Melbourne: April 9-10, Sydney: April 12-13, Brisbane: April 16-17. Get all the details on the Unlock Excel website.

Macros: Learn how to automate Excel, and save time! Sign up for the new one-hour free Macros & VBA Webinar from John Michaloudis. See how to record a macro, and set up a button to run it. Learn how to save and share your macros. Ends March 7, 2018.

Power BI: "Data to Dashboards" is an intensive 3-day hands-on boot camp, led by Power BI expert, Ken Puls. Register to attend the next session - Feb 26-28, 2018, in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Advanced Formulas: Ben Collins is a Google Sheets expert, and he's offering a free course in Google Sheets Advanced Formulas. Many of the functions are almost identical to the Excel functions, such as VLOOKUP, INDEX and MATCH. You'll also see functions that Excel doesn't have, such as QUERY and FILTER. I don't know how long the course will be free, so if you're interested, sign up soon.

Power Query: Become a Data Wizard and master your data in Excel and PowerBI. Ken Puls and Miguel Escobar are offering their next online workshop November 15-16, 2017, with follow-up Q&A on November 29th. Click to get the full course details and registration information. Space for this session is limited, so don’t miss out!

Excel Macros: Excel formulas are awesome, but you can add more power to Excel with macros. To help you get started, Jon Acampora is hosting free webinars that show you 7 of the basic steps. The webinars available this week only -- October 23rd to 27th. This webinar is for beginners, so don't worry that it will be over your head -- Jon will explain things clearly and simply. Sign up now -- click here to pick a day and time to attend. (You can watch the replay later, if you miss your session).

Pivot Tables & BI: Ken Puls (ExcelGuru.com) sits down with the team from Excel TV to show how you can use pivot tables to build Business Intelligence (BI) solutions in Excel. There are 3 free videos in the series, so click here to get started.

Free Webinars: John Michaloudis is re-opening his Pivot Tables and Power Query courses later this month. In the meantime, attend one of John's free webinars, where you'll learn great Excel tips on these topics. Register now, because the free webinars are only available for a short time: Free Pivot Tables webinar and free Power Query webinar

Error Checking: In his new course, Ken Puls shows how to build an error checking system in your workbooks. Be confident that everything is calculating correctly, even if you haven't looked at the workbook in months! See how to create an error checking section on each worksheet, and a global check point for the entire workbook. The system even checks the pivot tables, to see if they've been updated -- that can prevent serious problems! Follow the course online, or download to watch offline too.

Excelapalooza: This Excel-based user conference is in its 6th year, and runs Sept. 17-20, 2017, in Dallas Texas. This year, hear welcome keynote addresses from Microsoft Program Manager Steve Kraynak, and former U.S. Mint Director Edmund Moy. Excel guru, Bill “MrExcel” Jelen, will host a wide range of courses at the conference. Get more details on the Excelapalooza website.

Power Query: Become a Data Wizard and master your data in Excel and PowerBI. Ken Puls and Miguel Escobar are offering their next online workshop Sept 6-7, 2017, with follow-up Q&A on Sept 20th. Click to get the full course details and registration information. Space for this session is limited, so don’t miss out!

Excel Training: Learn new skills that could help you advance at work. Mynda Treacy has just opened registration for her highly-rated Excel Dashboard Course and Power BI Course. Get 20% off, if you register by Friday, July 7th. I highly recommend these courses, so don't miss this chance, if you're interested.

Free Webinars: If you're not ready for the full courses, attend one of Mynda's free one-hour webinars on Power BI or Excel Dashboards. They're only available for a limited time -- June 27th to July 13th.

Training - Learn more about Pivot Tables or Power Query, in the free 1-hour webinars that John Michaloudis is hosting. Pick a date and time that fit your schedule.

Data Analysis: Register for the Microsoft Data Insights Summit -- a user conference for business analysts designed to help them identify deeper insights, make better sense of their data, and take action to transform their business. Attendees can meet directly with the Microsoft Power BI, SQL Server BI, Excel, PowerApps, and Flow teams to help answer their most complex data questions—and provide product feedback. Location: Seattle, WA. Pre-conference: June 11, 2017. Conference: June 12-13, 2017

Power Query: Become a Data Wizard and master your data in Excel and PowerBI. Ken Puls and Miguel Escobar are offering their next online workshop May 24-25, with follow-up Q&A on June 8. Click to get the full course details and registration information.

Excel Macros for Beginners: Allen Wyatt, from the Excel Tips website, has 4 free videos that give you a basic introduction to macros, and show how they can help you work more efficiently.

Excel VBA: Join Jon Acampora for a free online webinar -- The 7 Steps to Getting Started with Macros & VBA. Sessions are available from May 8-12, 2017, so pick the date and time that works best for you.

Unlock Excel: CPA Australia is hosting Unlock Excel: Powered for Accounting and Finance. There are 2-day events in the following cities, with 6 Excel experts on the tour. See each city's program for details:

  • Melbourne: May 1-2, 2017
  • Brisbane: May 4-5, 2017
  • Sydney: May 8-9, 2017
  • Auckland: May 11-12, 2017

Amsterdam Summit: Registration is open for this year's Amsterdam Excel Summit - April 18-19, 2017. The pre-conference day (18th) covers Excel data analysis and reporting. The Summit day (19th) has tracks for Power BI and Deep Into Excel.

Power Query: John Michaloudis from MyExcelOnline, is hosting free Power Query & Data Cleansing webinars this week. Learn how to use this powerful Excel feature, and it could save you hours of work every week. See how to transform messy data, and automate your Excel reports, without macros. The webinars are only available from April 4th to April 11th.

Power BI: Mynda Treacy is hosting free Power BI Webinars this week, to give you a quick overview of what you can achieve with the free suite of Power BI tools. Mynda is offering a full Power BI Course too, and if you plan to register, don't miss the deadline --registration ends Thu March 2nd, 8PM Pacific

Power Query: The team at Power Query Training is hosting their next live, online Power Query workshop on March 1-2, 2017. Led by two of the world's top Power Query experts, you can master this amazing tool in their 2-day live, online workshop followed by a live Q&A session.

Power BI - UK: The UK Power BI Summit is a non-profit-making community event, focused on Power BI. It’s run by volunteers for the Power BI community in the United Kingdom and Europe. The summit will take place 16th and 17th February 2017, at Shendish Manor, London Road, Hemel Hempstead

Office 365: The aOS Canadian Tour is hosting 4 full-day free events to help organizations integrate Azure, Office 365 or SharePoint into their digitization strategies. Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, February 6 - 10, 2017.

Excel Contest - On his Bacon Bits blog, Mike Alexander is running a fun contest, "The Excel 5 Minute Challenge". You can vote for your favourites in the contest playlist on YouTube. Deadline is February 12, 2017.

Excel Dashboards: Registration is now open for Excel TV's online course, Excel Dashboard Pro. Use coupon code contextures20 to get a 20% discount. Read my review of the course. Closes Feb. 7, 2017.

Macros & VBA: Jon Acampora, from Excel Campus, has opened registration for his online course, Excel VBA Pro. Learn how to save time in Excel, by automating routine tasks. Closes Feb. 2, 2017.

Excel Dashboards: Jordan Goldmeier, from Excel TV, is offering a FREE Excel Dashboard training series. The first video is available on January 20th, so go to the signup page to get started.

Macros & VBA: Jon Acampora, from Excel Campus, is hosting free webinars -- 7 Steps to Getting Started with Macros & VBA. The webinars are offered daily, from January 23rd to 27th. To see the details, and to register for the webinar, go to the webinar signup page.

Dashboard Webinar: To learn more about Excel dashboards, attend one of Mynda Treacy's free Excel Dashboard webinars this week. You'll pick up some amazing tips and skills during the 1 hour presentation. Mynda has also opened registration for her highly-rated Excel dashboard course -- it's only available a few times each year. Registration closes on Thursday Dec 15th, at 8pm (Pacific time zone).

Power Query and Data Cleansing: Attend this free Power Query and Data Cleansing webinar presented by John and Oz at MyExcelOnline. Learn how to transform messy data and automate your reports in minutes. You'll also get a free Power Query install guide to help you get started.

Pivot Table Webinar: Attend this free online training, to learn how easy it is to analyze thousands of rows of data and create interactive Excel Dashboards using Pivot Tables...all with just a few mouse clicks! Choose from 3 different time slots when you register.

2016/10/18 - Macros: Jon Acampora, from Excel Campus, is hosting a free live webinar -- The 7 Steps to Getting Started with Macros & VBA. The webinar is this Thursday, Oct. 20th, starting at 3 PM Eastern time. The training will last about an hour, and then you'll have a chance to ask questions. To see the details, and to register for the webinar, go to the webinar signup page.

2016/09/27 - Data Cleansing: Time is running out, if you want to watch the FREE 3-part Data Cleansing video series from John and Oz at MyExcelOnline. The final video topic is: Consolidate Excel Workbooks & Worksheets using Power Query. Also, John and Oz have opened registration to their new course: The Ultimate Excel Power Query & Data Cleansing Online Course. It has great content and bonus material, and you'll get 20% off with the coupon code CONTEXTURES -- registration closes this Friday, Sept 30th.

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