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Join SAS at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

March 5 - 8, 2018
Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center | Grapevine, TX

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Join us for these standout sessions

Customer Presentation

Data-Driven Digital Acceleration: Fannie Mae’s Data and Customer Transformation

Monday, March 5, 11:45 a.m. | Grapevine 4

Scott Richardson, Senior Vice President, Chief Data Officer and Head of Corporate Technology, Fannie Mae

Making the most of customers’ digital experiences requires the power only integrated data and advanced analytics can deliver. Hear Fannie Mae’s ups, downs and lessons learned from the past three years, when the mortgage loan firm laser-focused on its mission to make homebuying easier while reducing costs and risk. Topics include implementing an enterprisewide data infrastructure, modern data governance, application programming interfaces (APIs) and advanced analytics – all to optimize and streamline the customer experience.

SAS® User Roundtable

Alexa, Tell Me Why Artificial Intelligence Matters

Tuesday, March 6, 10:45 a.m. | San Antonio 3

Bob Messier, Vice President, Global Technology Practice, SAS

Once the stuff of sci-fi legend, AI makes it possible for machines to learn from experience , adjust to new input and perform humanlike tasks. Scary smart or really not? You decide! Let’s go beyond the buzz and talk about where, why and how AI is changing the way organizations do business – and how it fits in to our rapidly evolving world.

SAS Theater Presentation

Going From Data to Analytics to AI With SAS®

Tuesday, March 6, 12:45 p.m. | Theater 2 (Exhibit Showcase; Longhorn D)

Andrew Christian and Diana Shaw, Global Technology Practice, SAS

AI offers the promise of genuine human-to-machine interaction. Imagine machines that understand requests, connect data points and draw conclusions. Sound trippy? The science behind AI isn’t new. And for SAS, AI is naturally a part of advanced analytics. But its cutting-edge applications are changing the world. Learn how AI, machine learning and deep learning augment human effort, experience and insights. And see how SAS is using these technologies to help detect, diagnose and treat cancer.

SAS Lunch Address

Six Forces Shaping the Analytics Economy

Wednesday, March 7, 11:30 a.m. | Grapevine D

Bob Messier, Vice President, Global Technology Practice, SAS

Welcome to the analytics economy, where we deal in the currency of data-driven value. Where any and every insight is a new data point. And by quickly and continuously compounding those insights, you speed up innovation and disruption. In this session, we’ll explore the foundational elements of the analytics economy – the careful management of your data resources – as well as the opportunities and challenges on the horizon.

Customer Presentation

The Smart Factory: Intelligence Augmentation in High-Tech Device Manufacturing

Wednesday, March 7, 3:45 p.m. | Texas 4

Ahmer Srivastava, Director of Analytics, HDD Wafer Operations, Western Digital

Incorporating industrial IoT and big data systems in an operating manufacturing environment poses many challenges. But in the competitive environment of semiconductor and storage device manufacturing, operational efficiency is imperative. This session explores the challenges and opportunities for intelligence augmentation in a smart factory. We’ll discuss what drives the need for integrated data systems, the structural elements of an implementation and future opportunities. We’ll also examine how these systems can contribute to the bottom line.

From the smallest details to the biggest challenges, SAS® Analytics transforms the world.

Visit SAS experts at Booth 701

Technology demos

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet of Things
  • Analytics and Visualization
  • Data Management
  • Governance and Deployment
  • Data for Good

In-booth theater presentations

  • Accelerate Modeling at Scale With SAS® Viya®
  • Empowering Smarter AI Applications With Real-Time Deep Learning
  • Go From Data to Decision Faster With a Unified Analytics Experience
  • Taking Analytics to the Edge: Bringing Intelligence to the IoT
  • Data for Good: Inspiring a Better World Through Analytics

Exhibit Showcase hours

Monday, March 5 | 4:45 – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 6 |11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, March 7 | 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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 Artificial Intelligence
 Internet of Things
 Analytics and Visualization
 Data Management
 Governance and Deployment
 Data for Good
 Monday, March 5
 Tuesday, March 6
 Wednesday, March 7
 Afternoon: between 2 - 5 p.m.
 Evening: between 5 - 8 p.m.
 Morning: between 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 Afternoon: between 12 - 5 p.m.
 Evening: between 5 - 8 p.m.
 Morning: between 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 Afternoon: between 12 - 2 p.m.

All meetings are scheduled for 30 minutes unless additional time is requested via Molly Hazard.

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