SAS® Global Forum 2018
April 8 - 11 | Denver, CO
Inspire the Extraordinary
SAS Global Forum 2018 is here! And we’ve got a bevy of resources to help you make the most of this year’s conference – whether you’re able to join us in Denver, or you’re taking advantage of all of our great presentations from the comfort of your home. We’ve got you covered.
Want to hone your leadership skills? Then view inspiring presentations on our SAS Global Forum Virtual page.
For a complete directory of Executive Program events, please download our Executive Program Guide.
|Sunday, April 8|
|3:00 – 4:15 p.m.||Academic Summit – Industry leaders and academia can change the future of data science and analytics. Join us and hear from Dr. Temple Grandin, a professor and the first on the autism spectrum to publicly share personal insights.|
|4:30 – 6:30 p.m.||The Quad – Offering something for every attendee: View demos, get connected with SAS, network with like-minded business professionals, and more.|
Charity Activity: Guide the Next STEM Generation. Be part of encouraging curiosity and a love of learning for students by building creative tool kits.
|7:00 – 8:30 p.m.||General Session: Opening Session - We’ll have a special guest joining SAS executives on stage!|
|8:30 – 10:00 p.m.||Welcome Reception|
Executive Networking Reception at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Monday, April 9 | 5:30 p.m.
Don’t miss SAS Global Forum’s first executive-only reception in “the Ellie,” one of only three opera houses in the United States. This magnificent space is second to none and attracts top artists to the Mile High City. This exclusive, executive-only event will feature the best of Colorado’s cuisine – a generous selection of food, drinks and desserts for you to savor – while networking with your peers.
|Tuesday, April 10|
|8:30 – 9:30 a.m.||General Session: Keynote Jon Meacham, Presidential Historian|
|10:00 a.m. – Noon||Breakout Sessions (See below for topics and company presenters.)|
|10:00 – 10:50 a.m.||Transforming Operations for a Data-Driven World|
Bank to Fintech: The Digital Transformation Journey of DBS
Fraudsters Beware! Pragmatic Approaches for AI Adoption in Financial Services
Three Data Lanes Merging Onto an Analytics Expressway
Hyundai Motor America
Advanced Analytics and GAP’s Global Inventory Management Process
|11:00 – 11:50 a.m.||Are Your Wheels Rounder Than Mine?|
Citizens Bank: Addressing CECL With a Future-Proof Cloud Risk Analytics Platform
Citizens Bank and Accenture
Unifying the Analytics Platform: Early Experience With SAS® Viya®
Are Your Wheels Rounder Than Mine?
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)
Life and Death Struggle: The Role of Advanced Analytics for Cancer Patients
Cancer Center Amsterdam
Want Game-Changing Results? Use Benefit Tracking and ROI
|Noon – 1:00 p.m.||Keynote Carey Lohrenz, F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot, US Navy. In her presentation, Lessons in Leadership, Lohrenz shares the fundamentals that helped her win in the cockpit and can help your team win in business.|
|1:00 – 2:00 p.m.||Lunch|
|2:00 – 5:30 p.m.||Users Program Breakout Sessions and
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