Present at SAS Global Forum 2017 – Call for content now open

Editor's note: This blog includes the Call For Content Announcement and Frequently Asked Questions. SAS Global Forum is the premier event for SAS users to learn, teach, and network with each other and SAS experts. SAS Global Forum 2017 takes place April 2-5 in Orlando, Florida, where you can join […]

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Presenting at SAS Global Forum 2016 - Is my idea good enough?

So you have an idea for a presentation for SAS Global Forum 2016. The idea isn’t earth shattering, but you did figure out how to do something cool in SAS. Still, you have a moment of pause. Questions abound. “Is it good enough? Should I submit it to the Call […]

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Considering a SAS Global Forum 2015 presentation? Try an e-poster!

Last year, after 15 years of benefiting from the SAS community, I thought it was time to give a little something back. So I decided to write a paper on two technologies I have a healthy interest in: SAS and Hadoop. My paper SASReduce: an implementation of MapReduce using BASE/SAS […]

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Your SAS Global Forum 2015 draft kit

It’s my favorite time of the year, draft time!  NFL and Fantasy Football fans, I don’t mean THAT draft, but similar.  It’s what I will call the #SASGF15 draft! The time of year when the best and the brightest, the most knowledgeable, passionate, and inspirational SAS users submit ideas around […]

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SAS Global Forum 2015: Your presentation is needed!

Do you know something about SAS® software that other SAS users would love to learn? Of course you do! Whether you’re a student or a member of the Circle of Excellence, every SAS programming project, every analysis or forecasting model is an opportunity to gain new insights into SAS processing […]

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Don’t miss these calls-for-participation deadlines

The call for papers is open for all 2014 US regional users conferences.  A few deadlines are just around the corner, and you won’t want to miss them! WUSS 2014 – May 5 SESUG 2014 — May 19 MWSUG 2014 — June 13 SCSUG 2014 — June 30 Spring is a difficult time […]

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SAS Global Forum 2014. . . a global show and share!

Remember being young and bursting with anticipation of the next show and tell? You knew you had something really amazing to share, and you wanted your classmates to see or hear it. Get ready for that same feeling of excitement and anticipation. Because it’s back. On a much bigger, global […]

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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 summit is to plan for 2013 conferences, and one of those in attendance was Craig Brelage, academic co-chair for PharmaSUG.    It was a great opportunity […]

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Analytics 2013 Call for Papers

The first step toward a successful conference is selection of high quality papers. In the past, you have helped us with this important task and I now ask for your help to make the Analytics 2013 London conference a great success. The 4th International SAS Analytics Conference (Analytics 2013) in Europe […]

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The wait is killing me!

Once you have submitted your abstract for SAS Global Forum, the wait is on!  It can be very grueling, especially for first time presenters who don’t know the ropes yet. The key is not to second guess yourself or your idea. The wait can be long, weeks or even months, […]

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