Webinar: BigQuery Basics for Data Analysts

GDG Athens
Mon, Feb 3, 2020, 8:00 PM (EET)

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About this event

โ— It's a WEBINAR (online) - no physical presence is required.
๐Ÿ—“ If you're interested, please RSVP - it will help us understand your interests and support our community accordingly.

๐Ÿ’ช Hello, we are excited to participate in the first Community Speedrun Challenge that Google is organising for developer communities in Europe. And as part of the GDG Athens, youโ€™re among the first to know about this!


๐Ÿ”ฅ How does it work?

โ—พ Register online at http://bit.ly/gdgath_csc
Receive access and more info, before the Speedrun starts.

๐Ÿ‘Œ Monday, 3rd of February 2020 at 20:00
Join the 2-hour online FREE webinar, and learn from a Google trainer all about the topic - finish the first lab together!

๐Ÿ’ฌ Instructor: Michael Abel - Data & ML Technical Trainer at Google
Topic: BigQuery Basics for Data Analysts
Lab: Introduction to SQL for BigQuery and Cloud SQL
Introduction to SQL for BigQuery and Cloud SQL, BigQuery: Qwik Start - Console, Predict Visitor Purchases with a Classification Model in BQML, Working with JSON, Arrays, and Structs in BigQuery


โ—พ Within the same week | 3/2 - 9/2 (optional):
Complete all of the labs as fast as you can at https://google.qwiklabs.com/quests/69 (you can play each of the labs up to 5 times to score your best time). Check out the leaderboards and see how much you scored (will be updated soon).

๐ŸŽ Prizes (Good luck everyone!)
โ—พ All participants will get one-month free subscription to Qwiklabs and earn a badge for each Speedrun they complete
โ—พ Top 5 of each Speedrun will receive $25 voucher for the Google Merchandise Store
โ—พ Top Winner from each Speedrun receives an extra $50 voucher for the Google Merchandise Store


๐Ÿ–ฅ The Community Speedrun Challenge is a training program that will run in February where youโ€™ll have the opportunity to join 4 Speedruns and get hands-on experience with tools like Kubernetes, Assistant, BigQuery and Cloud Run. Every Speedrun is open for a week to give you the ability to finish all labs in your best time, scoring more points and winning prizes.


Are you working on something exciting that you want to share? Will you be interested to speak at our upcoming meetups? Thatโ€™s great - fill in the form ๐Ÿ‘‰ bit.ly/gdgathens_speaker and we will ping you ASAP!

๐Ÿ’ฅ Are you interested to support our upcoming events and become a sponsor? Don't hesitate to contact us!


  • Magy Kontou

    Magy Kontou

    GDG Athens | Women Techmakers Greece | #IamRemarkable Facilitator

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  • Leo Kanellopoulos

    Leo Kanellopoulos

    GDG Athens | Women Techmakers Greece

    GDG Organizer

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