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SAS Training, SAS Certification, and SAS Global Forum

SAS Education has multiple training options available at SAS Global Forum! Don't miss out on these opportunities to grow your SAS knowledge.

SAS training in conjunction with SAS Global Forum
Plan to stay in Las Vegas a few extra days to increase your SAS skills. The following post-conference training courses will be available at The Venetian. Each half-day, one-of-a-kind, hands-on training course is $225 (0.5 EPTO/225 Points) – up to 50% off standard training fees! SAS Global Forum attendees must register through the SAS Global Forum registration site.

Thursday, April 21, 1:30-5:30pm

Course (select title to learn more and register)
SAS Data Loader for Hadoop: Essentials   (Related course*)
SAS Environment Manager: Essentials   (Related course*)
Using SAS Visual Analytics Explorer   (Related course*)
Introduction to SAS In-Memory Statistics
SAS Studio Basics for the SAS Programmer
Take Your SAS Programming Skills to the Next Level
Using SAS Programs to Execute Pig and HiveQL in Hadoop

Friday, April 22, 8:00am-12:00pm

Course (select title to learn more and register)
SAS Data Loader for Hadoop: Advanced Topics   (Related course*)
SAS Environment Manager: Advanced Topics   (Related course*)
Using SAS Visual Analytics Designer   (Related course*)
Efficient Programming Methods Using the SAS/ACCESS LIBNAME Connection to Hadoop
Introduction to DS2 and Hadoop
SAS Contextual Analysis
SAS Enterprise Guide for the SAS Programmer

* indicates that these are related courses and gives you the ability to build on what you learn by signing up for both.

Class Information

You can check in and pick up your course materials beginning at 8am. Classes start at 8:30am and end by 4:30pm each day.
  • For security purposes, please be prepared to show a photo ID.
  • Recording devices, including video and audio, are not permitted in the classroom.
  • Students are asked to turn cell phones and electronic devices off or to set them to vibrate.
  • For security reasons, SAS does not allow access to the internet or to e-mail from classroom computers.
  • Students attending SAS classes are not allowed to have children or guests accompany them.
  • Classroom temperatures do fluctuate. Please bring a light jacket or sweater to ensure your comfort level.


Smoking or the use of smokeless tobacco products is prohibited in the classroom and the convention center.


A continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided each day as part of the course fee.


In case of emergency, your family or coworkers can leave you a message during class hours by contacting SAS at 800-727-0025.