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Presented by SAS and Metacoda
Wednesday, Sept. 23 | Noon – 4 p.m. ET

Be a part of our virtual gathering, bringing together administrators who want to make the most of analytics with SAS® or who just want to learn more about what analytics can do for their organization.

Expert Presentations
You’ll hear from 3 experts in the field of administration and analytics as they explore what you can achieve with SAS. See agenda below.

Ask Me Anything discussion
We’ll have an informal question and answer session with our SAS experts. Come ready with any questions you may have.

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12:00 – 12:10 p.m.Kickoff
Shelley Sessoms, Senior Communications Specialist
12:10 – 12:15 p.m.A Message From Our Sponsor – Metacoda
12:15 – 1:00 p.m.Important Performance Considerations When Moving SAS to a Public Cloud
Margaret Crevar, Senior Manager, Software Development
1:00 – 1:45 p.m.Migrating From SAS 9.4 to SAS® Viya® 3.5
Mark Schneider, Advisory Product Manager
1:45 – 2:00 p.m.Break
2:00 – 2:45 p.m.Deployment Patterns for SAS Viya
Rob Collum, Principal Technical Architect
2:45 – 3:30 p.m.Ask Me Anything: Bring your administration questions, and our SAS experts will answer them
3:30 – 3:45 p.m.Conclusion

SAS Expert Speakers

Mark Schneider


Mark Schneider
Advisory Product Manager

Margaret Crevar


Margaret Crevar
Senior Manager, Software Development

Rob Collum


Rob Collum
Principal Technical Architect

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The SAS Users Group for Administrators (SUGA) is open to all SAS administrators who install, update, manage or maintain a SAS deployment. Its purpose is to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, information and best practices with SAS solutions. To learn more or to join our group, visit the SUGA communities site.

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