The Quad: Learn. Network. Eat. Socialize.

The Quad is a casual and interactive space that invites attendees – users and executives – to gather, mingle, share and learn from other SAS® enthusiasts. It offers tried and true favorites – like demos – as well as new features such as business strategy sessions, theater presentations, games and food.

What's inside The Quad

With more than 150,000 square feet, there's a lot to do and see. View map.

Take a guided tour of The Quad for a personalized walk-through of all the cool features.
Attendees can tour partner booths and see demos, in addition to SAS® technology.
Tuesday, April 19  |  10:45 a.m., 12:15, 4:45 and 5:30 p.m.

Hear technical and executive-level presentations. The four theaters feature seating for 150 people. These were a popular attraction at last year's conference.

Table Talks
Engage in focused discussions with your peers. These small group conversations allow you to explore topics that pique your interest.

See demos and talk to experts in administration and architecture, analytics, business intelligence, data management, data presentation, JMP®, cloud, enterprise hosting, solutions and technical support. In Tech Town, you'll see the intersection of technology and innovation. If you’re looking for a little help stop by the Code Doctors to identify symptoms, diagnose problems and prescribe treatment for your code. Plus, consultants from SAS are on hand to ensure successful implementation of your software.

These SAS user presentations showcase some of the best real-world applications of SAS. With more than 70 posters, you don't want to miss these highly visual, electronic presentations.

Explore the wide variety of SAS users groups, communities and programs, and take the customer survey to provide feedback on various topics. You can also check out Inside SAS Global Forum special reports, which give you the inside scoop at the conference. Plus, get connected with the SAS community through social media at our Social Hub.

Meet contacts from organizations that can kick-start your career. Learn how you can build your SAS skills with e-learning, SAS Global Academic and SAS Certification programs, and training. Find out more about SAS Analytics U, which provides web-based access to SAS for students and professors. And build knowledge with interactive e-posters.

We want to give you the right mix of learning and relaxation. So after the sessions, join us for fun, casual events. It's an excellent opportunity to get to know other conference attendees from various industries and academia.

  • Welcome Reception: Tuesday 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Happy Hour Tap and Brew: Wednesday 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

The Quad Store

Drop by to pick up your free 2016 T-shirt while supplies last. And, explore a wide variety of other conference materials.

Find out how you can save 20% plus free shipping in the US. More than 50 titles are on display.

SAS experts will share new features, best practices and examples of everyday uses of SAS.

SAS Merchandise
From water bottles to polo shirts, you'll find your favorite SAS gear here.

SAS Press
Meet authors and learn how you can write your own book. Hundreds of SAS users have been published.

Sphero Arena

Sphero Arena

Super Demo presentation

Super Demo

Instagram Booth

Social Experiences

The Quad hours

8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.


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