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West

ALASKA - ALASKA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Art Carpenter
Email: art@caloxy.com
Website: www.sascommunity.org/wiki/alaska_sas_users_group 

ARIZONA - VALLEY OF THE SUN SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: William E. Benjamin, Jr.
Phone: 602-492-0370
Email: valsug.chair@valsug.org
Website: www.valsug.org

CALIFORNIA - CENTRAL COAST SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Rebecca Ottesen
Phone: 805-594-0441
Email: rottesen@calpoly.edu

CALIFORNIA - GREATER SACRAMENTO SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Leonard Seitz
Phone: 916-654-2610
Email: leonard.seitz@dot.ca.gov
Website: www.sascommunity.org

CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES BASIN SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Kim LeBouton
Phone: 562-305-1131
Email: labsug@gmail.com
Website: www.labsug.net

CALIFORNIA - ORANGE COUNTY & INLAND EMPIRE SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Lida Gharibvand
Phone: 949-230-5439
Email:  lida.gh07@gmail.com
Website: http://www.sascommunity.org/wiki/orange_county_and_inland_em

 

CALIFORNIA - SAN DIEGO SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Wei Cheng
Phone: 858-367-3198
Email: saslocalgroups@gmail.com
Website: www.sandsug.org

Next Meeting Date: June 14, 2017
Time: 3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Pfizer La Jolla | 10770 Science Center Drive | Building CB4, Rooms 2249+2250 | San Diego, CA 92121

Topic: The REPORT Procedure and ODS Destination for Microsoft Excel: The Smarter, Faster Way to Create First-Rate Excel Reports
Speaker: Jane Eslinger, SAS

Topic: What’s New for Analytics in SAS 9.4?
Speaker: Jane Eslinger, SAS

Topic: Accessibility and SAS® University Edition: Tips for Students and Professors
Speaker: Ed Summers, SAS
 

CALIFORNIA - WESTWOOD SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Michael Johnston
Phone: 310-280-6446
Email: michael.johnston.email@gmail.com
Website:  www.sascommunity.org/wiki/sas_users_group_westwood

 

COLORADO - DENVER SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Bill Coar
Phone: 970-219-8564
Email: bill.coar@gmail.com
Website: www.denversug.org

HAWAII - HAWAII SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Ginger Carey
Phone: 808-235-4070
Email: ginger.carey@gmail.com
Website:  www.sascommunity.org/wiki/hawaii_sas_user_group

NEVADA - NEVADA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Takashi Yamashita
Email: takashi.yamashita@unlv.edu

OREGON - PORTLAND AREA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Renu Gehring
Phone: 971-235-5782
Email: renu.gehring@ace-cube.com
Website: www.sascommunity.org/wiki/pasasug

MidWest

ILLINOIS - NORTHERN ILLINOIS SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Zeke Torres
Phone: 312.725.9353
Email: zt@ztorres.net
Website: www.wcsug.com

ILLINOIS - WINDY CITY SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Zeke Torres
Phone: 312.725.9353
Email: zt@ztorres.net
Website: www.wcsug.com

ILLINOIS - SCHAUMBURG SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Zeke Torres
Phone: 312.725.9353
Email: zt@ztorres.net
Website: www.wcsug.com

INDIANA - INDIANA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Donna Holland
Email: hollandd@ipfw.edu

IOWA - IOWA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: John Xu
Phone: 515-778-4093
Email: johnxu@1st-consulting.com
Website: www.iowasasuser.org

IOWA - UNIVERSITY OF IOWA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Sarah Bell
Phone: 319-217-0376
Email: sarah-mott@uiowa.edu
Website: uisug.org.uiowa.edu

MICHIGAN - MICHIGAN SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Nancy Brucken
Phone: 734-887-0255
Email: info@misug.org
Website: www.misug.org

Next Meeting Date: Jun. 08, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Location: Schoolcraft College | VisTaTech Center | 18600 Haggerty Rd | Livonia, MI 48152

Topic: Modeling Longitudinal Categorical Response Data
Speaker: Maura Stokes, Sr. Director, Advanced Analytics R&D, SAS

Topic: New Macro Features Added in SAS 9.3 and 9.4
Speaker: Rick Langston, Sr. Software Manager, Software Development, SAS

Topic: Don't Be a Litter Bug: Best Practices for Using Temporary Files in SAS
Speaker: Rick Langston, Sr. Software Manager, Software Development, SAS

Topic: Finding Out About Formats and Their Attributes
Speaker: Rick Langston, Sr. Software Manager, Software Development, SAS

Topic: Exchanging Data between SAS and Excel Using Basic SAS Techniques
Speaker: William Benjamin, SAS Press Author and OWL Computer Consultancy, LLC

Topic: Leave Your Bad Code Behind: 50 Ways to Make Your SAS Code Execute More Efficiently
Speaker: William Benjamin, SAS Press Author andOWL Computer Consultancy, LLC

For more presentations, pleae visit the MSUG website.
 

MINNESOTA - MINNESOTA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Swati Kumar
Email: minnesotasasug@gmail.com
Website: www.minnsug.org

MINNESOTA - RED RIVER SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Sidney Fisk
Phone: 701-231-6694
Email: sidney.fisk@ndsu.edu
Website: www.und.nodak.edu/org/rrvsug

MINNESOTA - TWIN PORTS AREA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Stephen Waring
Phone: 218-786-1280
Email: stephen.waring@eirh.org

MISSOURI - GATEWAY AREA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Jeffrey Crabb
Phone: 636-261-9303
Email: jeffrey.p.crabb@citi.com
Website: www.gauss-stl.org

Next Meeting Date: June 8, 2017
Time 
1:00 PM - 05:00 PM 
Topic: How to Select the Best Predictor Variables Using SAS® Enterprise Guide® and SAS® Enterprise Miner
Speaker: Melodie Rush, SAS

 

NEBRASKA - NEBRASKA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Anne O'Keefe
Phone: 402-598-0825
Email: beatlehead@gmail.com
Website: www.nebsug.org

OHIO - CENTRAL OHIO SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Christopher Aultman
Phone: 614-365-0944
Email: president.cosug@gmail.com
Website: www.cosug.net

COSUG, CinSUG and CleveSUG are proud to come together to offer this full day event. Register now!

OHIO - CINCINNATI SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Douglas Williams
Phone: 513-632-0759
Email: doug.williams@8451.com
Website: www.cinsug.org

COSUG, CinSUG and CleveSUG are proud to come together to offer this full day event. Register now!

OHIO - CLEVELAND SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Mary MacDougall
Phone: 440-232-2745
Email: clevesug@gmail.com
Website: www.clevesug.org

COSUG, CinSUG and CleveSUG are proud to come together to offer this full day event. Register now!

OHIO - OHIO SAS USERS

Contact: Doug Williams
Email: doug.williams@8451.com
Website:
 http://cinsug.org/ohio-odc.html

Next Meeting Date: June 05, 2017
Location: 
Quest Conference Center | 8405 Pulsar Place | Columbus, OH 43240

Topic: Implementing Hashing Techniques in SAS®
Speaker: Jeff Simpson, SAS

Topic: A Survey of Useful SAS® Functions
Speaker: Jeff Simpson, SAS

Topic: Logistic Regression: What Is It and What Can I Learn From It?
Speaker: Melodie Rush, SAS

Topic: How to Select the Best Predictor Variables Using SAS® Enterprise Guide® and SAS® Enterprise Miner
Speaker: Melodie Rush, SAS

Topic: Rapid Prototyping: Accelerating Development of Your Organizations Reports Using SAS® Visual Analytics
Speaker: Shannon Moore, SAS

Topic: A First and Second Look at the ODS Destination for PowerPoint
Speaker: Shannon Moore, SAS

SOUTH DAKOTA - SOUTH DAKOTA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Tobey Eich
Phone: 605-357-3929
Email: teich@premierbankcard.com
Website: www.sascommunity.org/wiki/sdsug

WISCONSIN - MILWAUKEE SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Zeke Torres
Phone: 312-725-9353
Email: zt@wcsug.com
Website: www.milsug.com

WISCONSIN - WISCONSIN ILLINOIS SAS USERS

Contact: Craig Wildeman
Phone: 920.457.4441 x72118
Email: craig.wildeman@kohler.com
Website: www.wiilsu.org

Next Meeting Date: Jun. 28, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location: Woman's Club of Wisconsin | 813 E Kilbourn Ave | Milwaukee, WI 53202

South Central

OKLAHOMA - OKLAHOMA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Jessica J. Hale
Phone: 404-343-2724
Email: jessica.j.hale@gmail.com
Website: www.oksug.us

TEXAS - HOUSTON SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Kevin Davidson
Phone: 832-842-7050
Email: kevin.davidson@times.uh.edu
Website: http://www.sascommunity.org/wiki/houston_users_group_-_sas

TEXAS - NORTH TEXAS SAS USER GROUP

Contact: Sean Dwyer
Phone: 469-964-6574
Email: dwyer_resources@yahoo.com
Website: www.notsug.org

TEXAS - TARRANT COUNTY SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Gary Pool
Phone: 817-352-6308
Email: gary.pool@bnsf.com
Website: www.tcsug.net

East

ALABAMA - BIRMINGHAM SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: David Maddox
Phone: 205-560-6339
Email: garland.maddoxjr@regions.com
Website: www-epi.soph.uab.edu/bugs

Next Meeting Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: The University of Alabama at Birmingham | Shelby Research Building, Room 105 | 1825 University Blvd. |
Birmingham, AL

Topic:
Investigating Big Data Crime Scenes
Speaker: Theresa Ngo, Systems Engineer, SAS

Topic: The Steps to Follow in a Multiple Regression Analysis
Speaker: Theresa Ngo, Systems Engineer, SAS

DC - DC SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Yesvy Gustasp
Phone: 301-625-9576
Email: yesvy.gustasp@usdoj.gov
Website: news.dc-sug.org

Next Meeting Date: Jun. 13, 2017
Time: 8:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Bureau of Labor Statistics - Postal Square Building | Janet Norwood Conference Center | 2 Massachusetts Ave, NE | Washington, DC 20212

Topic: Exploring Popular Topics for SAS® and Microsoft® Excel Users
Speaker: Kirk Paul Lafler

Topic: Point-and-Click Programming Using SAS® Enterprise Guide®
Speaker: Kirk Paul Lafler

GEORGIA - GREATER ATLANTA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: David Steves
Phone: 404-827-6581
Email: david.steves@suntrust.com
Website: www.sascommunity.org/wiki/gasug

MASSACHUSSETS - BOSTON AREA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Jean Roth
Phone: (617) 588-0338
Email: basugwm@basug.org
Website: www.basug.org

MISSISSIPPI - JACKSON SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Gregory Wilson
Phone: 601-979-8757
Email: gregory.wilson@jsums.edu

Next Meeting Date: May. 25, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Jackson State University | School of Public Health | 350 W. Woodrow Wilson Ave. | Room 147 | Jackson, MS 39213

Topic: SAS® University Edition - Connecting SAS® Software in New Ways to Build the Next Generation of SAS Users
Speaker: Amy Peters, SAS

NEW JERSEY - NEW JERSEY SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Ted Vittas
Phone: (908) 903-2052; (973) 513-3672
Email: nj.sas.users.group@gmail.com
Website: www.njsug.net

Next Meeting Date: June 23, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Location: Bristol Myers Squibb | 311 Pennington Rocky Hill Rd. | Pennington, NJ 08534

Topic: PROC DATASETS; The Swiss Army Knife of SAS Procedures
Speaker: Michael Raithel, Westat, SAS Press Speaker

Topic: Introduction to the SAS Macro Facility
Speaker: Shannon Moore, SAS

NEW YORK - GENESEE VALLEY SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Stephen Bosch
Phone: (315) 529-4542
Email: swbosch@gmail.com
Website: www.gvsug.org

NEW YORK - NEW YORK AREA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Henrietta Wolland
Phone: (917) 921-0833
Email: NYASUG@gmail.com

NORTH CAROLINA - CHARLOTTE SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Stephen Harris
Phone: 704-383-4180
Email: stephen.harris2@wellsfargo.com
Website: www.charlotte-sug.com

NORTH CAROLINA - RESEARCH TRIANGLE SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Ken Borowiak
Phone: 919-840-8981
Email: ken.borowiak@gmail.com
Website: www.rtsug.org

PHILADELPHIA - PHILADELPHIA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: John Cohen
Phone: 302-559-2060
Email: membership@philasug.org
Website: www.philasug.org

SOUTH CAROLINA - SOUTH CAROLINA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Charlie Holman
Phone: 843-730-3225
Email: chholman@claflin.edu

TENNESSEE - MEMPHIS SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Jun Shi
Phone: 901-606-9715
Email: johnjshi@gmail.com
Website: www.facebook.com/masugtn

VIRGINIA - VIRGINIA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Andrea Wainwright-Zimmerman
Phone: 540-872-3625
Email: andreanwzimmerman@gmail.com
Website: www.vasug.org

Virtual Users Groups

BANKING 5-50 SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Charyn Faenza
Phone: 724-734-0543
Email: charyn.faenza@gmail.com

Next Meeting Date: June 19, 2017
Time: 2pm ET

Topic: CECL: Change Is Coming to Your Loss Allowance Process
Speakers: Erich Reuter, Fulton Financial Corporation & Laurent Birade, SAS
Registration Link: https://www.sas.com/en_us/events/users-groups/17q2/current-expected-credit-loss.html

INSURANCE & FINANCE SAS UG (IFSUG)

Contact: Andrea Wainwright-Zimmerman
Email: ec@ifsug.org
Website: www.ifsug.org

SAS MANUFACTURING USERS GROUP (SMUG)

Contact: Jack Chen
Phone: 512-728-6541 
Email: jack_y_chen@dell.com

Next Meeting Date: July 18, 2017
Time: 2pm ET

Topic: Next Generation Demand Management: People, Process, Analytics and Technology
Speaker: Charlie Chase, SAS
Registration Link: COMING SOON

SAS RETAIL USERS GROUP (SRUG)

Contact: Trina Gladwell
Email: tgladwell@beallsinc.com
Website: communities.sas.com/srug

Next Meeting Date: June 16, 2017
Time: 3pm ET

Topic: How to Maximize and Manage Retail Processes With Retail Analytics
Speaker: Brittany Bullard, SAS
Registration Link: https://www.sas.com/en_us/events/users-groups/17q2/maximize-and-manage-retail-processes.html
 

SAS UG FOR INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH (SUGIR)

Contact: Karl Konsdorf
Website: www.sas.com/reg/web/corp/2363113

SAS USERS GROUP FOR ADMINISTRATORS (SUGA)

Contact: Shelley Sessoms
Email: shelley.sessoms@sas.com
Phone: 919-531-0440
Website: communities.sas.com/deployment

SAS UTILITIES USERS GROUP (SUUG)

Regional Users Group Conferences

Regional users groups have annual multiple-day conferences. These conferences are great opportunities for sharing your experiences with colleagues and peers.

 

Western User Group

Date: Sep. 20-22, 2017
Location: Hyatt Regency, Long Beach, California

MidWest User Group

Date: Oct. 8-10, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch in St. Louis, Missouri

SES User Group

Date:  Nov. 5-7, 2017
Location: SAS Campus and Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham/Research Triangle, NC

SC User Group

Date: Oct. 15-17, 2017
Location: Crowne Plaza Dallas near the Galleria in Addison, TX

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