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Agenda

Saturday, Sept. 16 
3 – 6 p.m.
Registration Open
Sunday, Sept. 17 
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Registration Open
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Pre-Conference Training and Certification Exams
Monday, Sept. 18 
7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Registration Open
8 – 10 a.m.SAS Certification Exams
8 – 10:30 a.m.
Government Leadership Breakfast (Director-level and above)
11 – 11:30 a.m.Welcome Address

Jim Goodnight, CEO, SAS; and Dr. Oliver Schabenberger, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, SAS
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
General Session

Keynote: Megan Smith, Innovative Tech Leader; Chief Technology Officer of the United States (2014-2017) and Vice President of New Business Development at Google (2003-2014)
12:30 – 2 p.m.
Networking Lunch, Super Demos, Theater Sessions, Table Talks and Posters
12:30 – 6:30 p.m.Innovation Hub Open
2 – 5 p.m.
Breakout Sessions, Hands-On Workshops
5 – 6:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception
7 – 8:30 p.m.
Academic Summit
Tuesday, Sept. 19 
7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Registration Open
7 – 8:30 a.m.
Networking Breakfast and Super Demos
7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Hands-On Lab Open
7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Innovation Hub Open
9 a.m. – NoonBreakout Sessions
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Networking Lunch, Super Demos, Theater Sessions, Table Talks and Posters
1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
General Session

Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code and Author
D.J. Patil, Former Chief Data Scientist of the United States
Tom Davenport, President's Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management, Babson College
Dr. Oliver Schabenberger, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, SAS
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
7 – 10 p.m.
Airplanes to Astronauts: A Night at the Museum
Wednesday, Sept. 20 
7 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Registration Open
7:30 – 8:45 a.m.
Networking Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.Innovation Hub Open
9 – 9:30 a.m.General Session
Garret T. Fitzgerald, GM, Transport Intelligence, GE Transportation Digital Solutions
Randy Guard, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, SAS
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.General Session
Closing Keynote: Earvin "Magic" Johnson
10:45 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Super Demos, Theater Sessions and Table Talks
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Networking Lunch
1 – 6 p.m.
Post-Conference Training
Thursday, Sept. 21 
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Post-Conference Training

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