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SAS Global Forum 2013, San Francisco, California, April 28 - May 1, 2013

SAS® Global Forum On Demand

SAS Global Forum 2013 has ended, but the great conference content lives on!  Watch technology demos, presentations and interviews featuring conference leaders, presenters and SAS staff.

Note: All times shown are San Francisco local time (Pacific Daylight Time).

What's Available

Main Stage Sessions

Join us at the main stage for some of the biggest announcements and presentations during SAS Global Forum 2013. From keynote presentations to new technology demos, if you want to be informed and inspired, this is the place to be.

  • Opening Session
    • Sunday, April 28, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
      As the official welcome to SAS Global Forum 2013, this evening event sets the stage for the days ahead. You will hear from Rick Mitchell, this year’s conference chair, as well as key members of the SAS Executive Team, including Jim Goodnight, CEO of SAS.

  • Technology Connection
    • Monday, April 29
      Livestream from 8:45 – 10:00 a.m.

      See what’s new in the world of SAS technology and discover how you can apply SAS more effectively, as presenters from SAS R&D and Product Management offer a preview of SAS 9.4 and other key product releases. Plus, SAS will review the results of this year’s SASware Ballot®.

  • Featured Keynote Luncheon Presentation
    • Tuesday, April 30
      Livestream from 12:30 – 1:15 p.m.

      For the first time in history, the National Organizing Committee for an Olympic games provided a high-quality XML-based real-time data feed for all activities related to Olympic competitions to each participating country. The consumption of this data provided an unprecedented opportunity to observe in detail how the games were unfolding from the level of country, to the level of individual athletes, and in some cases at cross-sections of the competition as it unfolded. This talk will show how London 2012 Olympic data was used to visualize and analyze events during the London 2012 Games and how it is likely to change the approach to Olympic Sport Analysis going forward.

  • General Session
    • Wednesday, May 1, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
      Join your fellow attendees and reminisce about your favorite events at SAS Global Forum 2013 with Rick Mitchell, Conference Chair. Also hear from Roger Craig on how predictive analytics changed his life and how you can apply the lessons you have learned at the conference beyond your office walls. Finally, learn about some of the plans for SAS Global Forum 2014 from Marje Fecht, Conference Chair for 2014.

Paper Presentations

Tune in to hear experts from the SAS community share tips, best practices and techniques around SAS products and tools. Learn about the latest programming techniques, technical features and practical applications to help make you a more effective SAS practitioner. This year’s papers focus on a wide range of SAS subjects and topic areas – including key information highlighted during this year’s conference.

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Tech Talks

Let SAS R&D staff take you on a tour of the technology and solutions that created a buzz on the conference demo floor.

Live Reports

Each 30- to 45-minute report features several brief, informative interviews with key thought leaders at the conference on a wide range of SAS topics.


Inside SAS® Global Forum

Anna Brown hosts the Inside SAS Global Forum video series, interviewing SAS executives, SAS developers, paper presenters and others, giving viewers a look at hot topics that were discussed at this exciting conference.

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