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SAS VIYA Webinar series

State-of-the-art cloud tech from SAS for data science teaching & research

Exploring the benefits of SAS Viya in academic teaching and research

SAS welcomes you to a series of fortnightly live seminars to explore how the world-leading* SAS Viya platform can be used by academics in teaching analytics, and in giving students hands-on experience of using a state-of-the-art analytical platform.

* according to leading industry analyst reports.

Agenda for the series

all seminars will be recorded

Session 1
23 March
 

SAS Viya: an introduction from an academic teaching perspective

Join us for an introduction to SAS Viya from an academic teaching perspective.
Hear about the current state of the market for data skills:
the demand, the opportunities, and the challenges that both business and academia are presented with and how SAS Viya for academic teaching can help you close the data skills gap.

Speakers:
Stefan Stoyanov
Mo Sararee

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Session 2
6 April
 

Business analytics/intelligence & introductory statistics with SAS Viya

Data visualisation tools

• GUIs

• SAS Certification

The use of analytics, statistics and data science in business has grown massively in recent years. This course will cover the theory of data visualisation along with practical skills for creating compelling visualisations, reports and dashboards from data using SAS Visual Analytics. 

Speakers:
Dr Mark Geldart
Stefan Stoyanov

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Session 3
20 April
 

Data preparation, linkage and management with SAS Viya

• SAS coding tools

• Open-source integration

• SAS Certification

Speaker:
Stefan Stoyanov

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Session 4
18 May
 

Data mining, modelling, machine learning, forecasting, text analytics, model management & deployment with SAS Viya 

• SAS advanced analytics tools

• Open-source integration

• SAS Certification

Speakers:
Stefan Stoyanov
Kyriakos Fistos 

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Session 5
1 June
 

Resources for academics, researchers, students & IT departments 

• SAS Viya assets for teaching & research

• SAS Viya licenses for universities

• SAS Viya hosting service for universities

Speakers:
Geoffrey Taylor (SAS)
Dr Farjam Eshraghian, Westminster Business School
Steve Skinner (Analytium)

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Speakers

Stefan Stoyanov

Dr Iain Brown

Geoffrey Taylor (SAS)

Steve Skinner (Analytium)

Mo Sararee

Dr Mark Geldart

Ben Offiler (JISC)