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Experience Your New Possible.

Monday 12 June 2017
The Egg, Brussels

Thank you for joining us at this 2017 edition of the SAS Forum

The biggest analytics conference in Belgium and Luxembourg!

Presentations & Pictures

We hope that you had an inspiring day, listening to and participating in the presentations, panel discussion, Talk of the Geeks, hands-on sessions….

You can view and download most of the slides here!

We hope that you enjoyed as many riveting encounters with industry peers during the network moments as we did. Check some of the pictures of our event here to see if you recognize familiar faces.

Stage at SAS Forum BeLux 2017

Successful projects awarded at SAS Forum Belux

Analytics in Action Award at SAS Forum BeLux 2017

The success of our customers and partners is crucial to SAS and that’s why every year we award some of the most inspiring projects and partnerships. This year, the Analytics in Action Awards went to:

And the Analytics in Action SAS Partner Award went to

5 main tracks:

  1. Experience a New Data Era
    Track Introduction: 

    João Oliveira

    Get inspiration on data management, data visualization, streaming analytics, GDPR & more.
  2. Boost Your Analytical Experience
    Track introduction: Joline Jammaers / Véronique Van Vlasselaer
    Dive deeper into the possibilities of advanced analytics.
  3. Optimize Compliance, Fraud detection, Security and Risk
    Track introduction: Frédéric Hennequin
    Learn about the challenges and solutions of detecting and preventing fraud & risk.
  4. Create Excellent Customer Experience
    Track introduction: Albert Derasse
    Share and learn from experiences on how to become an effective, data-driven marketer.
  5. How to Make Analytics Successful in Your Company
    Track introduction: Tine Van Dyck
    Discover profiles, approaches and technologies needed to make analytics deliver value.

We are ready to make SAS Forum special and inspiring!
So mark your calendar now and join us at the Egg in Brussels on June 12th for another exciting and enlightening day.

Stay tuned on the latest agenda changes– follow us on Twitter @sasbelux (#SFBL17) or follow SAS Belux on Linkedin.
We look forward to meeting you during our next SAS Forum 2017!

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Presentations Forum - Morning sessions:


Opening & Welcome

Jeroen Van Godtsenhoven, Managing Director SAS Belgium & Luxembourg


Belfius digital, leader today, leading tomorrow

Geert Van Mol, Chief Digital Officer, Belfius


Viya, a modern, open architecture that can conquer any analytics challenge.

Mike Frost, Product Management  Director SAS


S.M.A.K. - Kathmandu Triennial or how art is a fragile membrane for change

Philippe Van Cauteren, Artistic Director, S.M.A.K.


Coffee Break


Starbucks - Driving Analytics into Action: A Practical Approach

Jon Francis, VP Analytics, Starbucks


Technology Connection

Mathias Coopmans, Principal Business Solution Manager at SAS
Olaf Passchier, Sr Pre/Post-Sales Systems Engineer, SAS
Reinout Mensaert, Systems Engineer, Pre-sales, SAS



Presentations Forum - Afternoon sessions:



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