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Calgary Power Platform User Group Meeting | February

February 9 @ 4:00 pm 5:30 pm MST

Calgary Power Platform User Group

Calgary Power Platform User Group is focused on creating a community for Power Platform users within Calgary and the surrounding area.

About this Event

Join us on February 9, 2022, at 4:00 pm MST via Microsoft Teams! The purpose of this group is to discuss and keep up with the ever-shifting landscape of the Microsoft Power Platform.


4:00 pm – 4:10 pm – Meeting Welcome & Introduction

4:10 pm – 5:10 pm – Top Essential Actions for Governing Power BI | Melissa Coates

5:10 pm – 5:30 pm – Power Platform Tidbit | Sean Panter

Session Overviews

Top Essential Actions for Governing Power BI | Melissa Coates

In this presentation, Melissa Coates walks Power BI users through the Top Essential Actions for Governing Power BI and the strategies and planning around Governance.

Topics include:

  • Power BI adoption roadmap
  • Maturity levels
  • Prioritizing and iterating on what’s important
  • Focusing on user empowerment
  • Data culture matters
  • Factors for deciding the appropriate level of governance
  • Supporting the internal community of users
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Transparency about system administration decisions
  • Using data for adoption, auditing & training

Starting from where you’re at using Power BI, this presentation focuses on the actions to take to help empower your organization and team for a strong data culture.

Power Platform Tidbit | Sean Panter

Universal elements of concern for Governance in Power Platform.


Melissa Coates

Data architect, technical trainer, and consultant specializing in modern data warehousing, data lakes, and analytical solutions using cloud technologies.

Technical areas of focus include the Microsoft Azure data platform and Power BI.

Sean Panter

Delivering business critical solutions for the last 15 years on Microsoft technologies Sean Panter is a recognized expert on the Microsoft M365 stack. Sean now lives to contribute value back to his costumers and the community leveraging Low-Code tools like Power Apps, Microsoft Power Automate, Power Virtual Agents and SharePoint to improve processes, automate workflows and make tasks easier!

Speaker/Sponsorship opportunities

We welcome anyone who wishes to become involved with one of our user groups. From seasoned presenters to those that are just getting started, there are always opportunities to speak at one of our user groups. For sponsors, this is a great chance to get in front of a dedicated audience of data lovers. Email Renata Kalsbeek for more information on these opportunities.

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Find past events on the Dynamics Community site.


Filming and Photography may take place, please read our Notice for Filming and Photography for further information.


February 9
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm MSTw
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