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Broadcast Schedule

Sunday, April 26

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.Opening Session

Monday, April 27

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.General Session: Technology Connection and Keynote Presentation
Alan Schwarz
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.General Session and Keynote Presentation (Executive Conference)
Erik Qualman and General Russel L. Honoré
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.Executive Insights: A Modern Analytic Platform for Big Data (Executive Conference)
Jim Goodnight, Jim Davis, Herb Cunitz, Mike Olson
10:30 - 11:20 a.m.The bookBot Ultimatum!
David Dickey
11:00 - 11:45 a.m.Live Reports
Karen Reed, Jake Porway, Nelson Dellis, John Brocklebank, Alan Schwarz​, Armistead Sapp, Tyler Smith
11:30 – 11:50 a.m.An Introductory Overview of the Features of Complex Survey Data
Taylor Lewis
Noon – 12:20 p.m.Understanding Characteristics of Insider Threats by Using Feature Extraction
Ila Gokarn
1:30 – 2:20 p.m.Using Analytics to Help Win the Presidential Election
Peter Tanner
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.General Session and Keynote Presentation (Executive Conference)
Jake Porway
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.Tech Talks
Chris Hemedinger (Host), Christie Corcoran, Mark Schneide, Scott Huntley, Paul Tomas
2:30 – 3:20 p.m.Real Time – Is That Your Final Decision?
Diane Hatcher
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.SAS Talks Presentations (Executive Conference)
3:00 -3:45 p.m.Live Reports
Karen Reed, Barbara Wixom, Anne Buff, Bob Gladden, Emily Baranello
3:30 – 4:20 p.m.What's New in SAS® Data Management
Nancy Rausch
4:30 – 5:20 p.m.Practical Implications of Sharing Data: A Primer on Data Privacy, Anonymization, and De-Identification
Greg Nelson

Tuesday, April 28

8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.Analysis of Survey Data Using the SAS SURVEY Procedures: A Primer
Patricia Berglund
10:00– 10:50 a.m.Statistical Analysis of Publicly Released Survey Data with SAS/STAT® Software
SURVEY Procedures
Donna Brogan
11:00 - 11:20 a.m.Practical Applications of SAS® Simulation Studio
Ed Hughes
11:30 - 11:50 a.m.Proven Practices for Managing the Enterprise Administrators of a SAS® Software Deployment
Rob Collum
11:00 - 11:45 a.m.Live Reports
Karen Reed, Jim Goodnight, Jim Davis, Mikael Hagstrom, George Thomas, Jeremiah de la Cruz, Stu Bradley, Thornton May
1:00 - 1:45 p.m.General Session: Keynote Presentation
Jake Porway
2:00 - 2:50 p.m.Methodological and Statistical Issues in Provider Performance Assessment
Daryl Wansink
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.Tech Talks
Chris Hemedinger (Host), Bryan Harris, Cheryl LeSaint, Danny Hamrick, Sharad Prabhu
3:00 - 3:45 p.m.Live Reports
Karen Reed, Shaun Connolly, Jill Dyché, Russ Cobb
3:00 - 3:50 p.m.All Payer Claims Databases (APCDs) in Data Transparency and Quality Improvement
Paul Labrec
4:00 - 4:50 p.m.A Model Family for Hierarchical Data with Combined Normal and Conjugate Random Effects
Geert Molenberghs
5:00 - 5:50 p.m.Alternative Methods of Regression When Ordinary Least Squares Regression Is Not Right
Peter Flom

Wednesday, April 29

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.Keynote Presentation
Jeff Ma
9:00 - 9:50 a.m.Entity Resolution and Master Data Life Cycle Management in the Era of Big Data
John Talburt
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.Tech Talks
Chris Hemedinger (Host), Himesh Patel, Nancy Rausch, Nikola Vouk, Susan Haller
10:00 - 10:50 a.m.To Believe or Not To Believe? The Truth of Data Analytics Results
Mike Hardin
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Live Reports
Karen Reed, Tyler Smith, Jennifer Waller, Fritz Lehman
10:00 - 10:50 a.m.Using and Understanding the LSMEANS and LSMESTIMATE Statements
David Pasta
Noon - 12:50 p.m.Preparing Students for the Real World with SAS® Studio
AnnMaria De Mars

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