SAS® Global Forum

SUGA Meet Up 2021

Thursday, June 3 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET

With SAS Global Forum being virtual, the 2021 SUGA Meet Up won't look quite the same. But we didn't want to miss an opportunity to gather with our SAS administrators.

Join us June 3 for two expert presentations, a trivia session with the legendary Chris Hemedinger and networking groups to chat with fellow SAS admins.

This virtual event will be hosted on Microsoft Teams.


11:00 – 11:05 a.m.Welcome
Shelley Sessoms, Online Community Manager, SAS
11:05 – 11:35 a.m.Moving Existing SAS Applications to the Public Cloud
Margaret Crevar, Senior Manager, SAS R&D Performance Lab
11:35 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.Viya 4 Architecture
Mark Schneider, Advisory Product Manager, SAS
12:05 – 12:30 p.m.Trivia
Chris Hemedinger, Senior Manager, SAS Online Communities
12:30 – 12:55 p.m.Networking
12:55 – 1:00 p.m.Closing
Shelley Sessoms, Online Community Manager, SAS

SAS Expert Speakers

Shelley Sessoms
Online Community Manager, SAS


Margaret Crevar
Senior Manager, SAS R&D Performance Lab


Mark Schneider
Advisory Product Manager

Chris Hemedinger
Senior Manager, SAS Online Communities

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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