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MWSUG 2016 Book Signing Event

MWSUG will be in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.

MWSUG 2016 bound? Get 20% off SAS books plus 4 book signing events!!

If you love receiving 20% off SAS books, and who doesn't, then plan to stop by the SAS Press Publications booth at MWSUG 2016. And, if you'd like to meet a few of the authors, MWSUG 2016 and SAS Press will have 2 book signing events with 4 SAS authors.

Monday, October 10th, 2016 from 1:15 pm to 2:30 pm

Troy Hughes, author of SAS Data Analytic Development.

Tho Nguyen, author of Leaders and Innovators.

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 from 11:15 am to 12:00 pm

Art Carpenter, author of Carpenter's Complete Guide to the SAS Macro Language, Third Edition, Carpenter's Guide to Innovative SAS Techniques, and Carpenter's Complete Guide to the SAS REPORT Procedure.

Kirk Paul Lafler, author of PROC SQL: Beyond the Basics Using SAS.

The MWSUG 2016 Annual Conference will be held October 9-11, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.

View the conference website here.

SAS Global Forum 2017 Call for Content Closes Soon!

2017 SAS Global Forum Call for Content

Data knows no boundaries!

Attention SAS® professionals: Have you made a discovery, developed a new technique or found an easier way to perform a task? Consider submitting your idea. Each year, hundreds of users just like you share their knowledge and experience as presenters at SAS Global Forum. Your participation is what makes this conference a valuable experience.

What type of content are we looking for?

  • A wide variety for all skill levels – From beginner to advanced.
  • Expertise – Experience with new technologies to foundational software.
  • Practical insights – Quick tips or more in-depth knowledge for Hands-On Workshops and breakout sessions.

If you’d like assistance with bringing your idea to life, we have a mentor program. Our mentors will help you write your abstract or outline.

SAS Global Forum 2017.

Register now for the MWSUG 2016 Conference

MWSUG will be in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.

Regular Registration Is Now Open!
Register now to attend MWSUG 2016!

You may have missed the early-bird discounts to attend MWSUG 2016, but registration is still open. We have been planning an exciting conference for you, and we are looking forward to seeing you in Cincinnati. Register today!

Conference Highlights include:

The MWSUG 2016 Annual Conference will be held October 9-11, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.

View the conference website here.

SAS Global Forum 2017 Call for Content Open

2017 SAS Global Forum Call for Content

Data knows no boundaries!

Do you have a fresh, innovative idea or technique that other SAS® users would love to learn? Of course you do! Consider submitting a proposal.
Content runs the full gamut.

  • Beginner to advanced skill levels.
  • Newer technologies to foundational software.
  • Anything from quick tips to really specific, in-depth knowledge.

Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned practitioner, there’s something for everyone at SAS Global Forum 2017.

Need help with your content?
If you need some help bringing your idea to life, try our mentor program. Our mentors – all experienced presenters themselves – can offer you guidance and advice. Mentors can even help you write an abstract or outline.

SAS Global Forum 2017.

View Recorded Presentations from SAS Global Forum 2016

View Recorded Presentations

Over 50 presentations including keynote speeches, general sessions, and presentations on SAS topics have been recorded. Even if you were unable to attend SAS Global Forum 2016 in Las Vegas, you can still view the selected presentations. Hear what Ariana Huffington says about redefining success, and how Susan Cain promotes the power of the introvert.

View recorded presentations here.

MWSUG 2016 Conference Call for Content is Open

Downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.

The MWSUG 2016 Annual Conference will be held October 9-11, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Conference registration will open June 13. We are now accepting paper proposals!

View the conference website here.

Live Content from SAS Global Forum 2016

Throughout the SAS Global Forum content will be live streamed.

We hope you can join us in Las Vegas. But if you can't or happen to miss part of the conference, you don't have to miss out on all of the action! This year, we'll provide you with online access to more presentations and opportunities to interact with the SAS® online community than ever before.

View the schedule of streamed presentations here.

2016 SAS Global Forum Daily Schedules Available for Download

Daily schedules suitable for printing and framing are now available for download.
Go to Attendee Resources, scroll down.
You may choose between color or black and white versions, there is a different PDF for each day. Print 'em and bring them to the conference.

2016 Western Users of SAS Software Educational Conference Scholarships

San Francisco September 7-9, 2016.

Conference Scholarships for Students, Faculty and New Professionals
If you are a student, professor, lecturer or new professional using SAS®, you may qualify to attend the Western Users of SAS Software (WUSS) educational forum and conference in San Francisco at a reduced cost by applying to one of the three conference scholarship programs being offered this year.

There is still time to register for SAS Global Forum 2016

There is still time to register.

There's still time to register! With SAS® users in mind, we’ve designed the consummate conference experience right in your backyard. You can sign up for day passes or register for the full conference. It's up to you.

Register now.

Free Tutorial with a Student Registration

Free tutorial for student registrations.

If a conference on the Vegas Strip with all of the perks isn’t enough, let’s make your decision a little bit easier.

For a limited time we’re throwing in a free pre- or post-conference tutorial when you register. You must be a full-time student. Professors, please pass along the good news.

Register now and use promo code: FREETUTORIAL.

Registration Discount through March 24th Announced

Ten percent discount on registration fees.

Did you miss the Early Bird Registration Special?? You can still get a discount if you register before March 24th!

No need to roll the dice on this one. We're offering 10% off registration for business and government attendees from March 10-24. Join us for a one-of-a-kind conference experience. Use discount code: VEGAS10. Register Now

SAS Global Training and Education Opportunities Announced

Training and Education Opportunities Abound

Unique learning experience at SAS Global Forum.

The post-conference training courses include everything from programming to Hadoop and SAS Visual Analytics. You can also take advantage of conference tutorials and hands-on workshops. Read more about training opportunities and registration discounts . . .

SAS Global Forum Early Bird Registration Special Ends Soon

Early Bird Special ends on day 20,513

This year's conference will not disappoint. More than 500 sessions and expert-led courses, plus unrivaled networking and professional growth opportunities.

Early-bird rates. Save on registration with our limited-time offer. You must register by Feb. 29

SAS Global Forum Kick Back party band Capital Cities Announced

Capital Cities will provide music for the SAS Global Forum 2016 Kick Back Party.

Capital Cities has:

  • Won MTV VMA for “Best Visual Effects in a Video”
  • Been nominated for several Grammy and Billboard Music Awards
  • Several hits including: “Safe and Sound,” “Kangaroo Court”, and “One More Minute”

See Capital Cities live in this SXSW clip

This year's Kick Back party will be held at the Brooklyn Bowl.

SAS Global Forum 2019 Conference Chair Applications Available

Applications for the 2019 SAS Global Forum Conference Chair position are now available. You can learn more about this position, its roles, and its responsibilities by browsing a number of supporting documents on the conference leadership page. Hurry the deadline to apply is February 8th.

SAS Global Forum Content is Now Available

Over 400 confirmed presentations

With more than 500 sessions and expert-led courses, check out the expansive list and see what SAS® Global Forum 2016 has to offer.

SAS Global Forum Student Symposium

Behind the Scenes with the new SAS Global Forum Student Symposium

We’re a little less than three months away from SAS Global Forum 2016. While conference organizers are making final plans and SAS users are busy registering and reviewing the agenda, a group of SAS experts are diligently judging a very special contest for this year’s conference.

The SAS Student Symposium is a new program being added to the conference this year to highlight the next generation of analytics professionals. Read more . . . . .

SAS Global Forum Junior Professional Program

Junior Professional Program for SAS Global Forum 2016.

Read more about the Junior Professional Program for SAS Global Forum and apply by 1/31

Read this SAS Users blog about the Junior Professional Program and how it benefits those that have been using SAS for less than 3 years. Also read a great Q&A with a previous winner who was able to attend SAS Global Forum because of the award.

SAS users can apply for this year's awards by January 31.

Join us in Denver for PharmaSUG 2016

Call for content is closed.

This promises to be the best PharmaSUG ever. Be there.]

Giving Tuesday (LAST DAY TODAY!!)

Earn a 15% discount when registering for SAS Global Forum!!

Act now offer ends December 18th!

sasCommunity Green Thumb Award

Award presented at the 2015 SAS Global Forum Conference in Dallas, TX

The 2015 Green Thumb Award for excellence in site gardening is awarded to Cameron. He is currently second in the list of all time top contributors to the site, with a User Contribution Score of over 1800 points.

WUSS 2015 Call for Papers is Open

WUSS 2015

WUSS 2015 is in San Diego, September 9-11. Visit Western Users of SAS Software or WUSS Website Home Page for more information.

Local and regional users groups, contact the Webmaster for assisance posting your conference notificaitons on the main page. Please allow up to three business days for an answer, although every effort will be made to provide an immediate response.

SAS® Global Forum 2015

Apr 23, 2015

SAS Global Forum 2015

SAS Global Forum Site SAS Global Forum 2015 is in Dallas April 26-20th. <p> Now Available: downloadable e-guide and check out Know Before You Go to find more information about what you’ll find at the conference including How to: VIDEOS covering How to Navigate SAS Global Forum, Navigate the Quad and Navigate the Online Scheduler!

Who is Contributing to sasCommunity

Apr 17, 2014
Check out the User Contribution Scores page to see who is contributing content or editing content on sasCommunity. The top 25 contributors for:

  • the last 7 days
  • the last 30 days
  • all time

are listed in sortable tables.

View Online Communities Meet-Up Recordings

Mar 28, 2014

Online Communities 2014 Meet-Up

It's almost like being there . . .

Watch the recorded sessions of fellow community members and peers at the recent SAS Global Forum 2014 Online Communities Meetup.

Hear about the year in review from several online communities including SAS-L, SAS Support Communities,, and more.

Enjoy the Videos

Presenters: Create Your Papers and Presentations Index Page

Mar 24, 2015                                       Click Expand to View Full Article is happy to announce a new feature/service for presenters and audience members. You can continue the discussion online after the presentation. By creating articles for your presentations, you can easily:

Let's continue the discussion
  • upload or create links to your paper
  • share your code
  • share your sample data
  • share your PowerPoint presentation
  • provide presentation updates
  • create a space to continue the discussion of the topic of your presentation
  • stay in contact with colleagues, even if your name or email address change
  • get more exposure with category tags
  • and more.

These new features make it even easier for you to share your presentation materials. We have added facilities to allow you to create articles about your papers for this and previous conferences. Now there is an easy way for you to have a single Presenters page that serves as an index for all of your presentations at SAS Global Forum, Regionals, Local User Groups, and more.

<p> We at are here to help you publicize your presenter pages. </p><p> We look forward to your page creations. Let’s continue the discussion on! Please feel free to contact us if there is anything that we can do to help you.


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Online Communities Meet-Up at SAS Global Forum 2014

Mar 20, 2014

Online Communities Meet-Up

Join fellow community members and peers for drinks and hors d'oeuvres at SAS Global Forum 2014.
This year's auction item will be an almost full set of the original SUGI proceedings.

The meeting will he held Tuesday, Mar 25, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM . All welcome and invited!
Learn More

SAS® Global Forum 2014: Save the Date

Feb 21, 2014

SAS Global Forum 2014

Have you been waiting to register for SAS Global Forum 2014? Wait no longer! Time is running out to take advantage of savings. Sign up by March 12 to save $50 at the SAS Global Forum Site.

WANTED: Your SAS User Tips

Feb 14, 2014

Tip of the Day

Facts about the Tip of the Day project:

> Anyone can submit a SAS user tip. Just login with your user idea and follow the directions here.
> A team of SAS users review tips for accuracy. Here is the list under review (feel free to add comments).
> SAS users have submitted over 275 tips! Browse and search the list.
> SAS user tips are always welcome. Keep them coming!

What's New - Prior Years

Still a work in progress to reconstruct from the Main Page history.