|[March 19, 2014]
SAS® Global Forum achieves record registration as organizations embrace big data analytics
CARY, N.C. --(Business Wire)--
Here's more proof that big data and analytics are white hot: The world's
premier analytics conference, SAS®
Global Forum, has achieved record registration this year.
More than 4,500 business, government and education leaders will attend
SAS (News - Alert) Global Forum, March 23-26 at Gaylord National Resort in Washington,
DC. The conference, presented by SAS, the global leader in analytics
is actually two simultaneous and connected events:
A user conference: More than 3,000 attendees from dozens of countries
represent hundreds of organizations. They'll hear from business and
technology leaders about how embracing analytics creates value from
big data, and see some of the latest technologies to achieve this.
An executive conference: SAS
Global Forum 2014 Executive Conference convenes more than 1,500
director-level and above attendees to explore leadership, analytics
and big data.
You Can Still Register Today!
Join the record audience and learn how you can transform your data into
value and bottom-line results. Visit SAS
Global Forum registration today to sign up for the entire user
conference or for single-day passes.
To take advantage of the lowest rate, register online by Friday, March
21. You can also register onsite Sunday through Wednesday at the Gaylord
For the executive conference (director-level and aove only), visit SAS
Global Forum Executive Conference registration.
Potential of One, Power of All
Former Secretary of State General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) and author
and business adviser Geoffrey Moore are among the keynotes for the executive
conference. Futurist and author Thornton May and USA Memory Champion
Nelson Dellis will speak at the user
The speakers will echo this year's conference theme, "Potential of One,
Power of All." Analytics experts - including data scientists and
business analysts - working with skilled teams and leaders make a big
difference for their customers and their organizations' success.
Executive conference presenters include leaders from Canada Post, Census
Bureau, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, Cloudera, Department of
Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of
Treasury, North Carolina State University, OfficeMax, Sanofi, SourceHOV,
Target (News - Alert), TD Bank, University of Louisiana, Wyndham and more.
User conference speakers represent leading global organizations
including Accenture, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cardinal Health, Cognizant,
DBS Bank, Deloitte (News - Alert), Eli Lilly, Family Dollar Stores, GE, Gilt Groupe,
Health Canada, Highmark, HSN, Kaiser Permanente, Nestlé USA, Northrop
Grumman, Pinnacle Entertainment, SAS and more.
Follow via Social Media and Livestreaming
Another way to engage with SAS Global Forum is through social media:
Blogs: Read reports from sessions, view video updates and hear
from SAS and customer experts on blogs.sas.com.
Twitter: Follow @SASsoftware
and hashtags #SASGF14
for the user conference and #SASEC14
for the executive conference.
Facebook (News - Alert): Like SAS
on Facebook to receive updates.
Livestreaming: Select sessions and keynotes from the user
conference will be livestreamed.
Platinum sponsors of SAS Global Forum are Intel (News - Alert), Oracle, SAP and
Teradata. See the complete
list of sponsors.
SAS is the leader in business
analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor
in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS
helps customers at more than 70,000 sites improve performance and
deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been
giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.
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other countries. ® indicates USA registration. Other brand and product
names are trademarks of their respective companies. Copyright © 2014 SAS
Institute Inc. All rights reserved.
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