For a more detailed look at all the exciting sessions we have to offer, download the program guide.

Sunday, Sept. 16 
7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Registration Open
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Pre-Conference Training
5 – 8 p.m.SAS Certification Exams
7:30 p.m. – MidnightAnalyticsX Hackathon
Monday, Sept. 17 
8:30 a.m. – Noon
AnalyticsX Hackathon
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.Breakout Sessions, Table Talks
Noon – 2 p.m.
Innovation Hub Open, Super Demos
Noon – 2 p.m.
2 – 3:30 p.m.
General Session

As the official welcome to the conference, Mark Jeffries, conference emcee, and Oliver Schabenberger of SAS will set the stage for what you’ll experience over the next few days. Keynote Mick Ebeling will share thoughts about Reimagining AI in Service of Humanity. Randy Guard of SAS and Dr. Anthony Slonim of Renown Health will present Data for Good – Health Care Edition about applying analytics to drive life-changing results.
3:30 – 7 p.m.Innovation Hub Open
3:45 – 5:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions, Table Talks, Hands-On Workshops
5:30 – 7 p.m.Networking Reception in the Innovation Hub, Super Demos, AnalyticsX Hackathon Finals
Tuesday, Sept. 18 
7 – 8:15 a.m.
7:30 – 8:15 a.m.Innovation Hub, Super Demos
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
General Session

Keynote Robyn Benincasa will shed light on Why Winners Win by revealing the mindset and strategies of high-performers.
9:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.Innovation Hub Open
9:45 – 11:45 a.m.Breakout Sessions, Table Talks, Hands-On Workshops
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.Lunch
11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.Breakouts, Super Demos, Table Talks
1:45 – 3:30 p.m.
General Session

General Session keynote Dr. Tricia Wang will discuss the importance of combining the cultural and behavioral sides of technology. She helps companies discover new customers in markets hidden within big data. And get your AI questions answered! Oliver Schabenberger of SAS examines the future of AI in When Minds Meet Machines: Exploring the Boundaries of Artificial Intelligence. Peter Guerra of Accenture and Lisa Spelman of Intel will join him on stage to discuss which concerns about AI are legitimate and which are merely myths. Rachel Bicking of CXLoyalty (Affinion Group) will share the relationship between AI and better serving customers.
3:30 – 5 p.m.Innovation Hub Open
3:45 – 5:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions, Table Talks, Hands-On Workshops
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday Night Party on the USS Midway
Wednesday, Sept. 19 
7 – 8:15 a.m.
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
General Session

In Powerful Portraits: an Intimate Look at Humanity and Leadership, Keynote Platon offers a rare, intimate glimpse of the personalities behind the world’s most powerful decision makers.
9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.Innovation Hub Open
9:45  – 11:45 a.m.Breakout Sessions
Noon – 2 p.m.
Lunch, Innovation Hub, Super Demos
2 p.m.
Conference Ends
2  – 5:30 p.m.
Post-Conference Certification Exams

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