SAS | The Power to Know
The Umstead Ballroom is the perfect location for our welcome dinner with natural lighting and stunning views.

   May 19 - 20
   SAS World Headquarters
   Cary, NC

Sponsored by
Cloudera
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Welcome Dinner and Reception

On Tuesday evening, we will officially welcome you to our 12th annual forum at the gala dinner and reception at The Umstead, an oasis of incomparable luxury and impeccable Southern hospitality.

Relax and enjoy the culinary expertise of executive chef Steven D. Greene, who received a five-star rating from The News & Observer and was named among "the Triangle’s crème de la crème."

Shuttles will depart Embassy Suites at 5:00 p.m. for the reception and dinner.


Networking Opportunities

We invite you to take advantage of several opportunities to collaborate and share innovative ideas with fellow attendees. Join us at the following:

  • Networking Luncheons. Enjoy a scrumptious meal and casual conversations during our main lunch or at special lunch and learn sessions by Cloudera and Hortonworks.

  • Analytics in Action Technology Showcase. Watch demos and take a closer look at the latest technologies available.

  • Birds of a Feather Sessions. Convene in smaller roundtables to discuss specific topics pertinent to your organization.

  • Closing Reception. Gather for cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres with other executives in health care and life sciences.

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