March 29 — April 1 | Washington, DC


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Financial Services Track

Do Great Things.

(With data.;With analytics.;With SAS.)

What you do every day with data has the power to impact people, communities and our planet. What you do with your data matters. Apply analytics, and it can do so much more. Medical breakthroughs are revealed; financial transactions are more secure; citizens’ voices can be heard; and cities can improve safety measures for residents.

Analytics enables confident decision making. It puts you in the driver’s seat. SAS provides you with powerful analytics – you deliver the results. So, go ahead … Do great things. With data. With analytics. With SAS.

Find out more at SAS Global Forum 2020.

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Doris Kearns Goodwin


Doris Kearns Goodwin

Presidential Historian and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author

(Photo by Annie Leibovitz)

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Bernard Marr


Bernard Marr

Best-Selling Author, Futurist, and Strategic Technology and Business Adviser to Governments and Companies

Featured Presenter

Steve Freiberg
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Steve Freiberg
Vice Chairman, SoFi 

Freiberg is the Vice Chairman of SoFi and Chairman of Fair Square and the Rewards Network. He serves on numerous boards, including Mastercard. Freiberg is also a Senior Adviser to the Boston Consulting Group, Verisk Analytics and TowerBrook.

His career in financial services has spanned 38 years and includes serving as the Co-Chairman and CEO of Citigroup’s Global Consumer Group, and more recently as Chairman and CEO of E-Trade.

Topics That Matter to You

Meeting regulatory requirements, fighting fraud and delivering a seamless customer experience – all while digitally transforming your business – sounds like a daunting task. Yet financial service firms are facing this reality every day. Join us to hear stories and case studies from those meeting these challenges head-on and reshaping their businesses in the banking and insurance industry.

The topics we’ll feature include:


AI and machine learning



Digital transformation

Customer intelligence

Agenda at a Glance

Sunday, March 29 
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.The Quad
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
General Session: Opening Session
Monday, March 30 
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
General Session: Technology Connection
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.Sessions
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
1:30 – 5:30 p.m.
5:30 – 6:15 p.m.Networking Reception in The Quad
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.Executive Networking Reception
Tuesday, March 31 
8:15 – 9:30 a.m.
General Session: Bernard Marr, Best-Selling Author, Futurist, Strategic Technology and Business Adviser
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.Sessions
8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Kick Back Party
Wednesday, April 1 
8:15 – 9:30 a.m.
General Session: Doris Kearns Goodwin, Presidential Historian and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author
10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Users Program Sessions

Exclusive Networking Event

Monday, March 30 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Join us for an elegant, exclusive networking event for our executive attendees at DC’s National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum. Explore history like never before. Take in the America’s Presidents exhibit in the National Portrait Gallery and view DC’s amazing architectural landscape from the Portico. Plus enjoy a savory selection of food and drinks. It’s the ideal setting for abundant networking with your peers.

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