Each year the SAS Global Users Group Executive Board (SGUGEB) solicits applications for the SAS Global Forum Conference Chair for the conference three years from now. Individuals are identified, applications are requested, submitted applications are reviewed, candidates are interviewed, and finally a choice is made. We are asking for interested
It’s hard to believe, but SAS Global Forum 2016 is less than two months away. As chair of this year’s conference, I’ve been preparing for the event for nearly two years. Now, it’s right around the corner! Lately, I’ve been spending a lot of time reading and contributing to the
SAS Global Users Group and SAS have a history of giving back to the community where the conference is held. We think giving back is important. Conference attendees have played a big part in contributing to this effort every year. Over the years, the opportunities where attendees have been able
Did you know that SAS Global Forum, like other SAS User events, is run almost exclusively by volunteers? With hundreds of workshops, presentations, demos and networking opportunities, the event gives SAS users the invaluable opportunity to develop their SAS skills, exchange ideas with experts and peers, and explore new ways
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
Hello, I’m Jennifer Waller, your SAS Global Forum 2016 conference chair. This is the first of several blogs I’ll be writing to help keep you informed about the conference and ways you can get involved. Because of my background in education, I’m especially excited about a new initiative at this
I love to teach, but it took several years of teaching before I felt comfortable being in front of a class. And having taught for over 20 years, the fear of presenting in the classroom has passed, but what about presenting at professional meetings or in front of my peers?