Michael Smith
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Marketing Specialist

Michael H. Smith joined SAS in 1988. He has enjoyed working directly with SAS users groups throughout the US since 1995. He currently supports PharmaSUG and other special-interest groups. He has been blogging about SAS users groups since 2009, and he’s manages the SAS Users Groups LinkedIn group.

Recent Posts

PharmaSUG 2014 gives back

During Opening Session at this year’s Pharmaceutical SAS Users Group (PharmaSUG) conference, attendees heard from teacher Heather Poland and two of her 14 year-old students. ... Read More

What not to miss at PharmaSUG 2014

This year’s conference moves to San Diego, and it’s packed with great learning, networking and fun things to do. I’ve had a small part in the ... Read More

SCSUG kicks off Oct. 31--no costumes required!

San Antonio plays host to this year’s South Central SAS Users Group (SCSUG) Educational Forum.  Instead of the usual Sunday to Tuesday schedule, this year’s ... Read More

Learning … and laughter at PharmaSUG 2013

There’s always plenty to learn at PharmaSUG, which is one reason it draws attendees not only from the US and Canada, but from countries such ... Read More

PharmaSUG Call for Papers Extended: Plan to present in Chicago

Two weeks ago SAS hosted over 20 users group leaders from across the US and Canada for our annual Users Group Summit.  The purpose of the ... Read More

Spend seven minutes, get a chance to win a Kindle Fire

We’ve already heard from more than 900 SAS users!  Now we need to hear from you! What is your experience with SAS? What do ... Read More

Junior Professional Program Award: How to apply

The Junior Professional Award was available for most 2012 US regional conferences and is now available for SAS Global Forum 2013. Rules and awards may ... Read More

SUG Road Trip: Quilts, bats and boots in the Bayou City

Never been to Houston? November 5-6 is perfect for your first trip. Make plans to see some of what the fourth-largest city in the US has to ... Read More

Get in gear for SAS Global Forum

It may only be early October, but now is the ideal time to plan, save and prepare for SAS Global Forum 2013, scheduled for April ... Read More

Expanding a good thing: SAS Users Groups LinkedIn Group

In August 2011, we expanded the scope of the SAS Global Forum blog and rebranded it as the SAS Users Group blog.   Our goal was ... Read More