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West

ALASKA - 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

Next Meeting Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. MT
Location: Conference Center | 3133 E Camelback Road | Phoenix, AZ 85016

Registration Link: www.valsug.org

CALIFORNIA - CENTRAL COAST SAS USERS GROUP

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

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_Empire_SAS_Users_Group

 

CALIFORNIA - SAN DIEGO SAS USERS GROUP

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

CALIFORNIA - WESTWOOD SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Michael Johnston
Phone: 310-280-6446
Email: michael.johnston.email@gmail.com
Website: http://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

Next Meeting Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. MT
Location: Coohills Restaurant

Registration Link: www.denversug.org

HAWAII - HAWAII SAS USERS GROUP

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

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

Next Meeting Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time: 8:30 - 11 a.m.
Location: Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), Walb Union, Room G08, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Topic: An Introduction to Creating Multisheet Microsoft Excel Workbooks the Easy Way With SAS®
Speaker: Vince DelGobbo, SAS

Registration Link: https://www.sas.com/en_us/events/users-groups/17q3/indiana.html
 

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

MINNESOTA - MINNESOTA SAS USERS GROUP

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

Next Meeting Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Time: 1-2:00 p.m. CT

Topic: Ten Tips to Unlock the Power of Hadoop with SAS®
Speakers: Nancy Rausch and Wilbram Hazejager of SAS

Location: WebEx Meeting
WebEx Registration Link: https://sas.webex.com/sas/onstage/g.php?MTID=e5969f2e142e0862de6e76d2a51faef04
Password (case sensitive): SAS

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

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

OHIO - CINCINNATI SAS USERS GROUP

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

Next Meeting Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Time: 4:00 -- 6:00 p.m.
Location: P&G Business Center, 8700 Mason Montgomery Rd., Mason, OH 45040

Networking Reception: 6:00 -- 9:00 p.m.
Reception Location: Fox & Hound, 5113 Bowen Dr., Mason, OH 45040

Speaker: Michael A. Raithel, Westat, SAS Press Speaker
 

OHIO - CLEVELAND SAS USERS GROUP

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

OHIO - OHIO SAS USERS

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

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

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_of_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: Susan Thomas
Phone: 817-525-8527
Email: susan.thomas@gmfinancial.com 

 

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

CONNECTICUT – HARTFORD AREA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: James C. Whanger
Phone: 860.312.1073
Email: jwhanger@foxwoods.com
Website: www.hasug.org

DC - DC SAS USERS GROUP

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

GEORGIA - GREATER ATLANTA SAS USERS GROUP

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

Next Meeting Date: Monday, November 6, 2017
Time: 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. ET.
Location: Suntrust Garden Plaza | Atrium Level Conference Room | 303 Peachtree Center Avenue | Atlanta, GA 30303

Registration Link: Coming Soon

MASSACHUSSETS - BOSTON AREA SAS USERS GROUP

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

Next Meeting Date: Friday, September 29, 2017
Time: 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: New England R&D Center | 1 Memorial Drive, Suite 100 | Cambridge, MA 02142

Topic: Fitting Your Favorite Mixed Models With PROC MCMC
Speaker: Fang Chen, SAS

Topic: Advanced Hierarchical Modeling with the MCMC Procedure
Speaker: Fang Chen, SAS

Topic: Step Up Your Statistical Practice with Today's SAS/STAT® software
Speaker: Robert Rodriguez, SAS

Topic: Propensity Score Methods for Causal Inference with the PSMATCH Procedure
Speaker: Maura Stokes, SAS

Topic: An Introduction to Bayesian Analysis with SAS/STAT® Software
Speaker: Maura Stokes, SAS

Topic: An Overview of SAS® Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning on SAS® Viya™
Speaker: Brett Wujek, SAS

Topic: Best Practices in Machine Learning Applications
Speaker: Brett Wujek, SAS

MISSISSIPPI - JACKSON SAS USERS GROUP

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

NEW HAMPSHIRE - DARTMOUTH AREA SAS USERS GROUP

Contact: Jianjun Hua
Phone: (603) 646-6552
Email: jianjun.hua@dartmouth.edu
Website: http://dasug.dartmouth.edu/

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

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

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: November 15, 2017
Time: 2-3pm ET

Topic: CECL - Can it be the catalyst for a more efficient organization?
Presenters: Erich Reuter - Fulton Financial & Laurent Birade - SAS

 

INSURANCE & FINANCE SAS UG (IFSUG)

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

Next Meeting Date: September 29, 2017
Time: 11am ET

Topic: Multivariate Time Series: Recent Additions to the VARMAX Procedure
Speaker: Xilong Chen, SAS
Registration Link: Coming Soon

SAS MANUFACTURING USERS GROUP (SMUG)

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

SAS RETAIL USERS GROUP (SRUG)

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

Next Meeting Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Meeting Time: 10:30 - 11:30 am ET

Topic: Ending the love hate relationship with your planning application one screen at a time…
Speakers: Kerri Devine, SAS and Kevin MacDonald, SAS

SAS UG FOR INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH (SUGIR)

SAS USERS GROUP FOR ADMINISTRATORS (SUGA)

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

Next Meeting Date: October 19, 2017
Time: 11:00 am-noon ET

Topic: Automating the Management of Your UNIX/Linux Multi-tiered SAS® Services
Presenter: Clifford Meyers, Technical Support Manager, SAS

Reg Link: coming soon
 

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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