Who are we and why?
#DataWeekender is organised by a group of European based Microsoft data platform professionals. We are all regular contributors to the Microsoft Data Community either via speaking, blogging, hosting conferences and running local meetup groups. Due to the current Covid-19 lockdown, we are running this simply to provide a way for people to continue presenting and hopefully for people to attend and learn.
The core people involved are;
No money or material reward is received or expected. We are running this on an almost zero budget with any expenses covered by us. We basically like doing this sort of thing. We are operating to a code of conduct that is available on our meetup group.