Training & Certification
Boost your SAS knowledge. Add pre-conference tutorials to your conference experience. You'll get a lot of information in a short amount of time. Tutorials are led by SAS professionals from the community and SAS.
Sunday, April 2
|8:00 – 10:00 a.m.||Presenter||Skill Level||Price|
|Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling Using PROC MCMC||Fang Chen, R&D, SAS||Intermediate to Advanced||$75|
|Weighted GEE Analysis Using SAS/STAT® Software||Michael Lamm, R&D, SAS||Intermediate to Advanced||$75|
|10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.||Presenter||Skill Level||Price|
|Power and Sample Size Computations||John Castelloe, R&D, SAS||Intermediate to Advanced||$75|
|Structural Equation Modeling With SAS/STAT® Software||Yiu-Fai Yung, R&D, SAS||$75|
|1:00 – 3:00 p.m.||Presenter||Skill Level||Price|
|Advanced ODS Graphics Examples in SAS®||Warren Kuhfeld, R&D, SAS||Intermediate to Advanced||$75|
|Penalized Regression Methods in SAS/STAT®||Gordon Brown, R&D, SAS||Intermediate to Advanced||$75|
Accelerate your career with globally recognized credentials from SAS. Reserve your seat during conference registration.
Exams are $90 (discounted by 50% for conference attendees) except for SAS® Predictive Modeling Using SAS® Enterprise Miner™ 13, which is $125.
Saturday, April 1
Sunday, April 2
Technical Certifications for SAS® Partners
The following exams will be available on Saturday and Sunday. This is an exclusive lineup of certification exams for SAS partners only.
|Saturday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.|
|SAS Certified Development Specialist for SAS Visual Analytics 7.3|
|SAS Certified Technical Specialist for SAS Visual Analytics 7.2|
|SAS Certified Architecture and Design Specialist for SAS Grid Manager 9.4|
|SAS Certified Deployment and Implementation Specialist for SAS Grid Manager 9.4|
|SAS 9.4 Intelligence Platform Migration Certification|
Extend your conference experience and increase your SAS knowledge with training courses by SAS Education. Designed to guide you in a training journey, be sure to check out each day’s session tracks to expand your SAS skills.
Wednesday, April 5
|2:30 – 6:30 p.m.||Training Journey||Instructor||Price|
|Take Your SAS® Skills to the Next Level||Programming Development||Davetta Dunlap||$225|
|Introduction to DS2 and Hadoop||Big Data & Hadoop||Mark Jordan||$225|
|Bayesian Analysis in SAS/STAT®: Fundamentals||Time Series & Econometrics||Danny Modlin||$225|
|Using SAS® Visual Analytics: Exploring Data||Data Visualization||Nicole Ball||$225|
|Introduction to SAS® Grid Manager||Administrator||Marty Flis||$225|
|Getting Started With SAS® Visual Statistics||Data Visualization||Andy Ravenna||$225|
|Open Source and SAS® Integration: Overview||Open Source Integration||Jay Laramore||$225|
Thursday, April 6
|8:00 a.m. – Noon||Training Journey||Instructor||Price|
|SAS® SQL Methods and More||Programming Development||Mark Jordan||$225|
|Using SAS® Programs to Execute Pig and HiveQL in Hadoop||Big Data & Hadoop||David Ghan||$225|
|Introduction to State-Space Models Using SAS®||Time Series & Econometrics||Chip Wells||$225|
|Using SAS® Visual Analytics: Creating Reports||Data Visualization||Nicole Ball||$225|
|SAS® Metadata Security||Administrator||Marty Flis||$225|
|SAS® Enterprise Miner™ Integration With Open Source Languages||Open Source Integration||Carlos Pinheiro||$225|
|1:00 – 5:00 p.m.||Training Journey||Instructor||Price|
|Essential Data Analysis Using the FREQ, MEANS and UNIVARIATE Procedures in SAS® University Edition||Programming Development||Danny Modlin||$225|
|SAS® Environment Manager: Advanced Topics||Administrator||Marty Flis||$225|
|SAS® Viya™ Integration With Open Source Languages||Open Source Integration||Jay Laramore||$225|
|8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.||Training Journey||Instructor||Price|
|SAS® Enterprise Guide® for the SAS® Programmer||Programming Development||Stacey Syphus||$450|
|Time Series Forecasting in SAS® University Edition: ARIMA Models||Time Series & Econometrics||Danny Modlin (morning)|
Chip Wells (afternoon)
|Analytical Modeling Procedures in SAS® Viya™||SAS® Viya™||Catherine Truxillo||$450|
We’re excited to offer a wide array of learning opportunities, including a dedicated Learning Lab for the first time at SAS Global Forum. In this lab, you’ll be able to access any of our e-learning courses for free. Enjoy the opportunity to work at your own pace. Each course provides:
- Content equivalent to instructor-based courses, optimized for self-study.
- Recorded training by SAS experts.
- Interactive demonstrations.
So don’t miss out! Be sure and visit the Learning Lab during the conference. Stay tuned for information on structured activities to also take place in this lab Monday through Wednesday.
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8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. ET Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET Friday