SUNZ Auckland is sold out

Why attend

SUNZ events provide an excellent opportunity to meet other SAS users, share knowledge and learn more about SAS solutions from colleagues, peers and international experts. With a theme of awesome brains, SUNZ Auckland is sure to ignite your thinking and inspire great work.


Thursday, September 22 
12:00 p.m.
Registration and lunch
12:45 p.m.
Opening remarks by SUNZ chairman
1:00 p.m.
Keynote: Oliver Schabenberger, Chief Technology Officer, SAS
Emerging Tech Trends and Analytics
1:45 p.m.
SAS Viya Demo: Falko Schulz, Principal Software Developer, SAS
2:15 p.m.
Keynote: Pieta Brown, Chief Analytics Officer, Lab360
Awesome brains in action
2:45 p.m.
Afternoon tea
3:15 p.m.SAS Tips & Tricks: David Grant, Data Scientist, BNZ
The Micro of Macros
3:30 p.m.SAS Tips & Tricks: JieFu Yu, Team Lead, CVM Analytics & Data Strategy, Vodafone Customer Churn Modeling Tips
3:45 p.m.SAS Global Academic Program: Ian Edwards, Academic Program Manager, SAS Meet the SAS Work Placement Program
4:00 p.m.SUNZ Talk: Kunal Taneja, Sales Engineering Director A/NZ, Cloudera
How Hadoop Changes the Analytics Paradigm
4:20 p.m.SUNZ Talk: Milo Davies, Principal Solutions Specialist, SAS The Renaissance of Artificial Intelligence
4:40 p.m.
SUNZ Talk: Ratneesh Suri, Head of Customer Insights, ANZ
Data and Insights as a Value Creator
5:00 p.m.
SUNZ Talk: Sandra Hogan, Director of Business Analytics Advisory, SAS 5 Success Factors for Embedding Analytics in your Organisation
5:20 p.m.Closing remarks by SUNZ chairman
5:30 p.m.
Networking drinks and celebrations


Pullman Hotel

Corner of Waterloo Quadrant & Princes Street


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