There are only four more days before the big kickoff! But for many of us (including me), the countdown to SAS Global Forum 2012 began last fall with the submission of paper ideas to the incredibly awesome section chair volunteers. I live for this event, the networking, training opportunities, customer interactions, and all the fun loving people! You are definitely one of them & I would love to meet you too! If we don't happen to cross in the halls, here are the scheduled events that I have on my plate.
|Tweetup at the Dolphin Reception Area
|Children’s Book Drive - Bring new and gently used children's books to the conference to help local kids.
|Do you want to see what I have been up to at work recently? I will be working the SAS Demo Hall Solutions Center and showing off the SAS Fraud Framework.
|Most of the day I will be camping out at the SAS Demo Hall Solutions Center. Stop by so we can philosophize about how social network analysis doesn't just mean analyzing social networks like Facebook and Twitter but can be used to find any relationships between any of your data variables.
|Blocking off this time to stalk (I mean support) my fellow co-blogger Steve Overton as he presents not one but TWO presentations in this one hour block. 431-2012 and 112-2012
|I will be attending an Authors Reception in the Publications area of the Demo Hall. Purchase a copy of my book & get a free signature ~ what a deal!
|Authors Dinner. Sorry this event is for authors only, but if you are interested in writing a book to gain access to this free dinner next year seek out Shelley Sessoms in the Publications area of the Demo Hall.
|Presenting Get Your “Fast Pass” to Building Business Intelligence with SAS® and Google Analytics with co-author Tricia Aanderud of And Data. (Location: Southern Hemisphere V)
|Presenting Leveraging an Upgrade to Improve Metadata with customer Brent Whitesel of Highmark (Location: Northern Hemisphere E-3)
|SAS Talks Live from SAS Global Forum, Tricia, Eric Rossland and I will be taking your questions about SAS Business Intelligence. Should be a lively discussion. Even if you aren't going to Orlando or don't score a ticket to this exclusive event, you can view the webcast live! http://www.livestream.com/sasglobalforum2012