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Abstracts and Schedules - The Personal Agenda Builder


The SAS Global Forum experience represents an unparalleled opportunity for acquiring and honing SAS skills through 2.5 days of conference presentations, as well as pre- and post-conference activities, including Seminars, Statistical Tutorials, and SAS-sponsored classes. With hundreds of papers, presentations, hands-on demonstrations, and more, planning your time is the only way to ensure you get the most out of what this conference has to offer.

To help maximize your time and opportunities, the application will allow you to filter your search by any combination of day, company, industry, paper type, section, skill level, and speaker, as well as search for keywords.

NOTE: It can take up to 24 hours after you register for your Agenda Builder account to be established.

Building A Temporary Agenda    watch video video icon

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How to Search    watch video video icon

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Pre-conference SAS Training and information on the SAS Certified Professional Program Testing Event is part of a different application.


Searching Or Building A Temporary Agenda

You may browse through the paper schedule and read the abstracts. To view an abstract, simply click on the paper title.

In order to choose a presentation or event for inclusion in your agenda, you must:

  • Use the "Presentations" tab to navigate through the various events
  • Mark the box in the left column for each event desired.
  • Click "Add to Agenda".

TIP: Click on "Print Agenda" to see all the abstracts of the items selected.

Ready To Start?

          Search or Build A Temporary Agenda          >>



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Building A Retrievable Personal Agenda

If you are already registered for the conference, creating an Attendee Profile will allow you to use this tool to develop and save your Personal Agenda. You will then be able to access your Personal Agenda from any Web browser.

First Time Users

Easy steps to follow:

1. Register initially at SAS Global Forum 2011 to gain an account on this system.
2. You will receive a confirmation email and an account will be established for you in 24 hours.
3. Please use the confirmation number that you got from the SAS Global Forum Registrar email to access your agenda builder account. Log in using this information.
4. This will take you to the Agenda Builder Welcome page. (Please note that the agenda builder will require a unique login and password info. that is separate from the other login ids you may have as an author)
5. Click on First Time User and enter your Confirmation Number and Last Name. (Once the system recognizes you, you will be given the opportunity to create a Login ID and Password of your choosing to use moving forward)
6. Proceed to the "Presentations" tab and choose.

Subsequent Use

  • From the Agenda Builder Welcome page, click on Returning User.
  • This will bring you to the Agenda Builder Login page. Enter your Login ID and Password in item 2 and click on the arrow in the circle.
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Viewing/Editing Your Personal Agenda

Under the "Personal Agenda" tab, you will see your selections as well as some pre-scheduled items that appear for all conference attendees. You may deselect any item you added, as well as create and schedule a Personal Event such as "Visit Demo Area" or "Meet John for lunch". Using the Print Agenda feature on the left will expand your agenda to include any description or abstract for each item.

Ready To Start?

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Please Note:

Your Personal Agenda is automatically saved and is available to you any time you log in after you set up an Attendee Profile.

Forgot your Agenda Builder Login ID? Use the Password Lookup feature to have it sent to you.

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Icons used in Agenda Builder


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extra fee iconExtra fee item - this is not covered in the base registration fee.

section keynote iconFeatured Presentation

distinguished international paper iconDistinguished International Paper - previously presented international paper.

emerging issues iconEmerging Issues - issues and technologies that may transform the way we currently work.

global perspectives iconGlobal Perspectives - featured papers on global topics by international authors.