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Shelley Sessoms
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Shelley Sessoms is a community manager in the Customer Engagement Marketing division at SAS. She also curates the SAS Learning Report and SUGA Download newsletters and contributes to the SAS Users blog. During her 19 years at SAS, she has written numerous customer-facing communications, as well as helped close to 100 employees and customers become authors through the SAS Press program.

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A snapshot of SCSUG 2012

I’ve just returned from my third regional conference this year…SCSUG in Houston. We had great attendance; 207 folks registered for the event! And several of our authors were there: Kirk Lafler, Sanjay Matange and Cynthia Zender. SAS’ very own Paul Kent gave the keynote address on big data and high

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Another successful JSM

The recent JSM conference was a huge success. This was my fourth JSM, and I have to say I think this was the best one I’ve attended. More than 5,500 statisticians, consultants, students and the like descended upon San Diego. Despite the perfect, sunny weather, the SAS Books booth stayed

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Looking ahead to JSM 2012

My suitcase is out and ready to be packed because I’ll soon make a cross-country trip to San Diego for JSM 2012. I, along with my colleague Brenda Hairston, will manage the SAS Books booth in the Exhibit Hall from July 29-Aug. 1. Be sure to visit us and take a

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Looking for writers on drug development

It's something that's important to almost every human being: drug development. But it's doubly important for those who work in the pharmaceutical industry: their lives depend on it, but so does their livelihood. SAS Press is looking for books that discuss best practices, guidelines, and examples around SAS Drug Development.

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Help us improve your conference experience

SAS Publications participates in a number of conferences, from SAS events to solution and industry-focused conferences. We know our customers are looking to make the most of their conference experience, and we want to make your visit to the Exhibit Hall as helpful as possible. We want to know your

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Find me at Statistical Practice 2012

In less than two weeks, I’ll be in sunny Florida attending a brand new conference. According to their Web site, Statistical Practice 2012 aims to bring together hundreds of statistical practitioners, including data analysts, researchers and scientists who engage in the application of statistics to solve real-world problems on a daily basis.

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4 new Wiley and SAS Business Series books

In a unique partnership that builds on the cutting edge business knowledge of SAS and the extensive publishing experience of Wiley, SAS Publishing and John Wiley & Sons, Inc. joined forces to create The Wiley and SAS Business Series. Titles in this series address key issues such as analytics, forecasting,

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New conferences for SAS Publishing

It seems we're always on the road for a SAS event...our annual conference, regional events, industry events, educational forums, and statistical conferences. You name it, and we're there. We haven't added new conferences to our rotation in a while, but that's all about to change. You'll find us at three new

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Recruiting authors at Analytics 2011

Where will you be Oct. 24 and 25? I will be in sunny, warm Orlando, with hundreds of like-minded folks, at the Analytics 2011 conference. It’s certainly not the first time I’ve talked with SAS customers about analytic topics. In fact, we have a number of analytics books in the

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SAS Press and the Miami Heat?

No, I’m not talking about a professional basketball game, though that would be fun to watch. I’m talking about the Joint Statistical Meetings in Miami Beach later this month. Julie Platt, Sharon Brandon and myself will be attending JSM July 31-August 4. A conference in August. In Miami. Um, can

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Bookin’ It to Nashville

No, not for a country music recording deal. Trust me, no one wants to hear me sing…I can’t carry a tune in a bucket (but I can throw out some unusual “Southernisms”). I’m headed to Nashville, May 8-11, for the annual PharmaSUG conference. PharmaSUG is the Pharmaceutical Industry SAS® Users

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A Busy Year

My primary job with SAS Press is to acquire new books. I do this by talking to customers about their use of SAS…whether it’s on the phone, via email or during conferences and trade shows. There are many SAS customers, and many people interested in writing about their experience. Take