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SAS® Global Forum Live and On Demand

If you aren't able to take advantage of all the great content at SAS Global Forum, make sure to tune in to watch select live and on-demand content from the event. See technology demos, presentations and interviews featuring conference leaders, presenters and the SAS staff. Note: All times shown are ET.


WATCH ON DEMAND

Overview

Sunday, March 23

Monday, March 24

Tuesday, March 25

Wednesday, March 26

Overview

  • Opening Session: Sunday, March 23, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
    Join us at the main stage for some of the biggest announcements and presentations during the conference. From keynote presentations to new technology demos, if you want to be informed and inspired, this is the place to be.
  • As the official welcome to SAS Global Forum 2014, this evening event sets the stage for the days ahead. You will hear from Marje Fecht, this year's conference chair, as well as key members of the SAS executive team, including SAS CEO Jim Goodnight.
  • Technology Connection: Monday, March 24, 8:00-10:00 a.m.
    Tune in from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m. to hear keynote speaker Nelson Dellis present on "Remembering Not to Forget."

    From 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. find out 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®.
  • Keynote: Tuesday, March 25, 8:00-8:45 a.m.
    Thornton May, Futurist and Executive Director at the IT Leadership Academy
  • Keynote: Wednesday, March 26, 8:00-9:00 a.m.
    Sebastian Wernicke, Statistics Whiz
  • Session Presentations
    Hear experts from the SAS community share tips and best practices for 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.
  • 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.
  • Tech Talks
    Let the SAS R&D staff take you on a tour of the technology and solutions that created a buzz on the conference demo floor.
  • Inside SAS® Global Forum
    Tune in to this video series, where our hosts will be interviewing SAS executives, SAS developers, paper presenters and others, giving viewers a look at hot topics that were discussed at this exciting conference.

Sunday, March 23

7:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Opening Session

Monday, March 24

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

Technology Connection
Nelson Dellis

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Technology Connection
R&D Demos

10:30 – 11:20 a.m.

Session
Missing Data: Overview, Likelihood, Weighted Estimating Equations, and Multiple Imputation
Geert Molenberghs

11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Session
Consumer Research Tools
John Sall

11:00 a.m. – Noon

Live Reports
Armistead Sapp: SAS R&D Update
Nelson Dellis
John Brocklebank: Cloud and Hosted Applications
Dr. Charles Cairns: National Collaborative for Bio-Preparedness
Russ Cobb: Partnering

1:30 – 2:20 p.m.

Session
Getting Started With Mixed Models
Catherine Truxillo

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Tech Talk
Chris Hemedinger: Host
Wayne Thompson: SAS Visual Statistics and SAS In-Memory Statistics for Hadoop
Nascif Abousalh-Neto: SAS Visual Analytics Explorer
David Kelley: New ODS Destinations: HTML5, EPUB, PPT and Excel

2:30 – 3:20 p.m.

Session
Share Your SAS Visual Analytics Reports With SAS Office Analytics
David Bailey

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Live Reports
Jill Dyché and Executive Customer Panelist - Peter Moore of Wild Oak Consulting
Fritz Lehman: SAS Customer Engagement and Support Update
Carl Farrell and Eric Helmer of T-Mobile
Emily Baranello and the 2 education award winners - Mr. Erik Bowe, Chief Data Officer, Kennesaw State U. and Dr. David Dickey, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Statistics, North Carolina State U.

3:30 – 4:20 p.m.

Session
Getting Started With Survey Procedures
Bob Lucas

4:30 – 5:20 p.m.

Session
Using SAS ODS Graphics
Chuck Kincaid

5:30 – 5:50 p.m.

Session
Reducing Medical Costs Using a System Based on SAS for Provider and Facility Efficiency Scoring
Daryl Wansink

Tuesday, March 25

8:00 – 8:45 a.m.

Keynote
Thornton May

8:00 – 8:50 a.m.

Session
Getting Started With Mixed Models in Business
Catherine Truxillo

9:00 – 9:50 a.m.

Session
Confessions of a SAS Dummy
Chris Hemedinger

10:00 – 10:50 a.m.

Session
Regression Analysis of Duration and Severity Data: New Capabilities With SAS Software
Joseph Gardiner

11:00 – 11:50 a.m.

Session
Got Randomness? SAS for Mixed and Generalized Linear Mixed Models
David Dickey

11:00 a.m. - Noon

Live Report
Jim Goodnight: SAS Update
Jason Dorsey: Gen Y in the Workplace
Stu Bradley: Cybersecurity and Fraud
Thornton May
Jim Davis: SAS Update
Mikael Hagstrom
Frank Forster, the Head of Global Analytics Platforms at Allianz
Jesper Michelsen, Senior Specialist of Nykredit

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Session
Analyzing Data From Experiments in Which the Treatment Groups Have Different Hierarchical Structures
Sharon Lohr

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Tech Talk
Chris Hemedinger: Host
Brad Murphy: SAS and the Cloud
Bob Bonham: SAS Environment Manager
Himesh Patel: SAS Visual Analytics Graph Builder
Rick Wicklin: SAS/IML® and R: Using Them Together

2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Session
Measures of Fit for Logistic Regression
Paul Allison

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Live Report
Aiman Zeid: Author of Business Transformation: A Roadmap for Maximizing Organizational Insights
Wilson Raj and Wendy Oppenheimer of SAS, Jonathan Moran and Eric Helmer of T-Mobile: Customer Intelligence

4:00 – 4:50 p.m.

Session
Analysis of Unstructured Data: Applications of Text Analytics and Sentiment Mining
Goutam Chakraborty

Wednesday, March 26

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Tech Talk
Chris Hemedinger: Host
Shannon Smith: SAS Studio
David Bailey: SAS Add-In for Microsoft Office
Greg Massey: Using SAS Text Analytics to Analyze Medical Reports
David Kelley - New ODS destinations: HTML5, EPUB, PPT, EXCEL

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Live Report
Marje Fecht: Conference Wrap-Up
Tyler Smith: SAS Global Forum 2015 Preview

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