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SAS® Global Forum, the premier event for SAS professionals worldwide, is over for this year!

Call for Papers - 2012!

SAS Global Forum 2011 may be over, but now is the time to get in on SAS Global Forum 2012. The call for papers is open through Monday, Nov. 14. Don't miss this opportunity to be recognized among SAS experts from around the world and share best practices that will help others learn innovative ways to apply SAS. Submit your paper abstract today!

Thank You, Debbie Buck, 2011 SAS Global Forum Chair »

This year's conference was a huge success, thanks to Debbie Buck's commitment to SAS users and her help in the production of an outstanding event. On behalf of all attendees and SAS staff members, thank you, Debbie. A big thank you also goes out to Debbie's section chairs for the hundreds of volunteer hours they invested to make SAS Global Forum 2011 one of the best ever.

We would also like to gratefully acknowledge our 2011 SAS Global Forum sponsors.

SAS Global Forum to Go?
It's delicious content at a great price - FREE. Revisit some of the great presentations of the conference! Share the "Take-Out" with your colleagues and user groups.

Take Out track

SAS Global Forum 2011 Paper Awards
Thank you to all who submitted papers for this year's SAS Global Forum! Your participation is an invaluable part of what makes SAS Global Forum a culture of innovation and knowledge.

As always, we received many great papers on a wide variety of solutions and technology areas. The conference leaders pored over them all, selecting the best of the best as our 2011 paper award winners.

For a complete list of this year's winners, click here.

Once again, thank you for your participation in SAS Global Forum 2011. Check back soon to get more information about paper submissions for SAS Global Forum 2012 in Orlando, Florida!
Running SAS Procs on Your Facebook Friends
Social media is not new, but it is a new area of study for SAS developers and programmers. One presentation that drew a large number of attendees was Chris Hemedinger's. He showed how to harvest Facebook data. If you missed it, you won't want to miss this blog post or his paper.
Follow the SAS Global Forum Blog
So many presentations and so little time! SAS Global Forum blog may have covered some of the sessions you missed. Titles like these:
  • Romancing Your Data: The Getting-to-Know-You Phase
  • Running SAS PROCs on your Facebook friends
  • Wide open in Las Vegas
And don't forget the Inside SAS Global Forum video interviews!
2012: Fun, Sun and SAS
Put on your Mickey ears and SAS thinking cap so you'll be ready for SAS Global Forum 2012, because we are going to Walt Disney World. Join us Apr. 22 - 25, 2012 in Orlando.


SAS Global Forum and SAS would like to gratefully acknowledge our 2011 sponsors. You can find them in the SAS Support and Demo Area. It is a great opportunity for SAS customers to communicate directly with those companies SAS has a strong business relationship with about how their complementary products and/or services add value to SAS software.

Premier Sponsor:

Teradata logo

Gold Sponsors:

HP logo Oracle logo redhat logo

Silver Sponsors:

  EMC logo   COMSYS logo   IBM logo

Bronze Sponsors:

  air2web logo   Saepio logo   Netezza logo   Platform logo   Futrix logo

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