SAS Everywhere: Fall Regional Conferences


usersgroup-sas-logo-fullcolor (2)Support for SAS Users is everywhere! Starting in September, Regional SAS Users Groups host their annual conferences. Through presentations and hands-on workshops, fall regional conferences expose users to new ideas, best practices and innovative ways to use SAS. Attendees also have the opportunity to attend classes and network with hundreds of SAS experts and peers close to home.

Our lineup of fall regional user group conferences include:

WUSS – Western Users of SAS Software

  • San Diego, CA Sept. 9-11
  • Regular registration ends Monday, Aug. 31
  • The official event hashtag is #WUSS15

The term WUSS is anything but derogatory for our awesome users in the west! This conference features the SAS Essentials Workshop with Susan Slaughter where beginners can learn SAS Basics. Authors of the newest edition of the Exercises and Projects for the Little SAS Book will also be there for a book signing.

SESUG – Southeast SAS Users Group

  • Savannah, GA Sept. 27-29
  • Regular Registration ends Monday, Aug. 31
  • The official event hashtag is #SESUG15

We invite all of our Southeast SAS users to join SESUG in historic Savannah, GA! This event features sessions on academic development, finance, pharma and health care. Have a problem with your SAS code? Visit the Code Doctors at SESUG for the proper remedy!

MWSUG – Midwest SAS Users Group

  • Omaha, NE Oct. 18-20
  • Early Registration ends Friday, Sept. 11
  • Regular Registration ends Friday, Oct. 2
  • The official event hashtag is #MWSUG15

There’s the east coast, there’s the west coast and all of those SAS users in between! MWSUG has already lined up an excellent Keynote speaker; Mihaela Kobjerowski is the Senior Vice President of First National Bank. She’ll be sharing insights on financial success with education and analytics.

SCSUG – South Central SAS Users Group Educational Forum

  • Baton Rouge, LA Friday, Oct. 30
  • Deadline for students and faculty to apply for scholarships is Monday, Sept. 7
  • Early Registration ends Monday, Sept. 21
  • Regular Registration ends Monday, Oct. 19
  • The official event hashtag is #SCSUG15

This one day event is chock full of educational opportunities. Beginner SAS users in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas should take this one-day opportunity to enhance your programming skills. SAS presentations scheduled include Analyzing Messy and Wide Data on a Desktop with Don McCormack, Connecting SAS Software in New Ways to Build the Next Generation of SAS Users with Amy Peters and Moving SAS Data and Analytics Results in Excel with Vince Delgobbo.

Interested in attending one of the fall conferences or joining a regional users group? Visit RUGS on for more information!



About Author

Nancy Moser

Sr Events Project Manager

Nancy Moser is an Event Project Manager, with a passion for providing memorable events and communities to share knowledge and connect with other SAS users. As a member of the Users Group Programs Team, Nancy works the Regional Users Groups and SAS Global Users Groups to share relevant content with community participants. An MBA graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Nancy has over 15 years’ experience in the IT industry. Nancy previously worked in the Utilities industry as a business analyst and in the Securities Industry as a Financial Principal. Nancy enjoys gardening, reading and cooking for her family and friends.

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