I’m only a few days away from my flight to New Zealand to kick off the first leg of Excel Summit South. I’m really looking forward to it. And if you’ve been sitting on the fence as to why you should attend… just ask Jeff Weir. (Seriously, read his post, it’s awesome!) But you need to act quick here, as it’s pretty much your last chance to register for Excel Summit South now.
What it’s all about
This will be a great opportunity to keep up with modeling practices, extend your analysis skills, and see what’s happening with Excel. Full details about the Summit can be found at the Excel Summit South 2016 web page, but you can read about some of the high points below, or – did I mention that you should read Jeff Weir’s Why I’m going to Excel Summit South. (And why you should too) post on Daily Dose of Excel?
When and where is Excel Summit South?
The Summit will take place at these cities on the dates shown:
- Auckland: Thurs-Fri 3-4 March (register by 28 February)
- Sydney: Mon-Tues 7-8 March (register by 1 March)
- Melbourne: Thurs-Fri 10-11 March (register by 6 March)
Last Chance to register for Excel Summit South - Discounts available!
As an additional incentive, we’ve arranged a last chance registration discount, but only up to the date above. Simply REGISTER HERE and use the code
LASTCHANCE to save 30% on your registration fees.
23 Excel Master Classes
With your registration, you can choose from 23 master class sessions over two days. There are twin tracks for modelers and analysts alike, and you can jump between if you’d prefer to do so.
Modeling Track – Manage Spreadsheet Chaos, Testing Spreadsheets, Avoiding Common Errors, Modeling Best Practices, Simulation Analysis Without VBA, Power Pivot.
Analysis Track – Tables, Pivot Tables, Power Query, Data Visualization, Dashboards, Automating Excel.
The Who’s Who of Excel…
Learn from six (seven!) leading Excel MVPs as they discuss the Excel topics most useful to you.
Liam Bastick (AU), Zack Barresse (US), Bill “Mr Excel” Jelen (US), Ken Puls (CA), Jon Peltier (US), Charles Williams (UK), with a guest appearance by Ingeborg Hawighorst (NZ) in Auckland.
Hear industry leading speakers about Financial Modeling best practices, standards and spreadsheet risk.
Smita Baliga (PwC), Félienne Hermans (Delft U), Ian Bennett (PwC), Andrew Berkley (F1F9).
Interact with members of the Microsoft Excel Dev Team as you explore with them the future of Excel.
Ben Rampson and Carlos Otero from the Microsoft Excel product team.
Network and Interact
As if the classes weren’t enough, we’ll also have Panel Discussions, Ask The Experts sessions, Demonstrations of Commercial Excel Tools, and even an Evening Meet-up where you can ask your Excel questions over a beer. (Full caveat… the quality of the answers may decline as the evening progresses!)
A shout out to our principal sponsor
Our principal sponsor for this Summit is PwC Australia and PwC New Zealand. We appreciate them coming on board to host this event!