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BIRT Live! Gaithersburg presented by Actuate

Join local Gaithersburg peers in your field for a complimentary one-day Actuate event on Wednesday, September 10 to get free hands-on data visualization training with BIRT.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | 8:30am - 4:30pm

Event Details

BIRT Live! Gaithersburg presented by Actuate

Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Cost: Complimentary
Phone: 301-977-8900

Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center
9751 Washingtonian Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD  20878

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During this event, BIRT experts will introduce you to BIRT technology and teach you how to build dynamic, interactive and highly visual rich information applications. If you are modernizing your business with Big Data and want your entire organization to benefit through compelling data visualizations, need to engage your audience with intuitive and interactive reports and dashboards on any device, or are new to BIRT and interested to learn why more than three million developers across 157 countries use BIRT in their applications – then this event should not be missed.

By the end of the day, you will learn how to:

  • Build reporting and dashboard applications for Big Data
  • Deliver personalized data visualizations and analytics in your apps
  • Embed data visualization and reporting into existing apps to create a seamless experience
  • Amplify the reach of your enterprise content by reaching users on mobile devices

Attendees will receive an afternoon of complimentary hands-on training valued at $600 and will leave the event with FREE software licenses and a solid foundation of BIRT technology. Also featured will be the differences between open source BIRT and commercial add-ons from Actuate to help you make the most informed choices for your data projects.

Who should attend:

  • IT managers, Business Analysts, Product Managers, Architects, Web or Java/EE Application Developers, Application Administrators
  • Team member that defines, designs and deploys applications that use data visualizations, reports, dashboards, and analytics to engage your audience
  • Consultants that help clients evaluate and implement the right technology to deliver data visualizations, reports, dashboard and analytics at scale


8:30 - 9:00 am: Breakfast and Registration

9:00 - 9:30 am: Welcome and Video Introduction – Benefits and Overview of BIRT
BIRT is an open source software project that provides the BIRT technology to create data visualizations and reports that can be embedded into rich client and web applications, especially those based on Java and Java EE.

9:30 - 10:15 am: BIRT Basics and Architecture
Learn how to leverage BIRT to quickly create data-driven reports, web pages, and compelling information visualizations using its visual drag-and-drop design environment.

10:15 - 10:30 am: Break

10:30 am - 12:30 pm: Experience the future of Data Visualization and Analytics in Enterprises with BIRT
In this demo-oriented session, attendees will gain an understanding of the different options they have to address their organization’s needs for faster deployments, richer visualizations and flexibility to answer ad-hoc questions through use cases.

12:30 - 1:30 pm: Lunch

1:30 - 3:00 pm: Live, Free BIRT Training: Building BIRT Applications Part One
This afternoon training course will cover functions such as data definition, layout creation strategies, reuse libraries and other useful techniques to quickly become successful developing and sharing BIRT reports.

3:00 - 3:15 pm: Break

3:15 - 4:30 pm: Live, Free BIRT Training: Building BIRT Applications Part Two



Bob Galla
Director, Sales Engineering
David Rosenbacher
Vice President, Sales Engineering

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