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April 18-21   |  Las Vegas, NV

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Connect with the best and brightest SAS® experts from around the world.

Registration Opens October 2015

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Call for Content

Act Now: Call for Content Closes Oct. 7

Do you have a fresh, innovative idea or technique that you think other SAS users would like to learn?

Your participation is what makes SAS Global Forum a valuable experience.


We’re looking for

All skill levels, from those getting started all the way up to advanced users.

  • Expertise, including experience with new technologies and foundational software.
  • Practical insights, whether they’re quick tips, small-group table talk discussions, Hands-On Workshops and breakout sessions.
  • Ready to submit? You'll need a presentation title, abstract (300-word max) and an optional working draft.

Benefits include

  • Discounted conference registration - 25 percent off.
  • Professional development.
  • Increased visibility for you and your organization.
  • Community experience.
  • Enhanced leadership.
  • Key connections.

Need help?

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.

Hot Ideas, Cool Ways to Learn

Keep your SAS® skills fresh with exciting ideas and resources. Check out videos of your favorite SAS Global Forum sessions and find great presentations from the 2015 conference.

Student Symposium – New in 2016!

Teams of two to four undergraduate and graduate students from accredited academic institutions are invited to compete on the application of SAS® Analytics to big data.

We will provide everything you need – a variety of big data sources to choose from and SAS software. Your team will submit a written paper defining the problem, describing the analysis performed and presenting the results. Eight teams will win a trip to present their projects for the final competition at SAS Global Forum 2016, where the top three teams will be awarded.

Scholarship Opportunities


Conference Venue

The Venetian is one of the world’s most exquisitely designed hotels. It is located at one of the most exciting crossroads of the Las Vegas Strip, putting you within walking distance of the biggest attractions.

Special pricing and booking information will be available when conference registration opens in October.

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