|[February 14, 2014]
SAS® Global Forum, World's Premier Analytics Conference, to Bring 3,500 Business & Tech Leaders to DC March 23-26
CARY, N.C. --(Business Wire)--
Great leaders surround themselves with strong teams. George Washington
selected Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton for his first cabinet.
Almost 100 years later, Abraham Lincoln turned former rivals into an
agile team that preserved the Union.
Today's business leaders need skilled teams at all levels of their
organizations. To ensure success, these teams need exposure to new
ideas, winning approaches and current tech trends. And that's exactly
what the world's premier analytics conference, SAS®
Global Forum, delivers.
SAS, the global leader in analytics (per IDC
will boost the skills of executives and analytics users at two
simultaneous and connected events March 23-26 at Gaylord National Resort
in Washington, DC.
At the user conference, more than 3,000 attendees from dozens of
countries will gather, representing hundreds of companies and
organizations. They'll hear from business and technology leaders about
how organizations are embracing analytics to create value from big data.
And at the SAS
Global Forum 2014 Executive Conference, hundreds of director-level
and above attendees will explore leadership, analytics and big data.
Special Offer for the Week of Presidents Day (Feb. 14-21)
With a nod to the great leaders memorialized throughout the US capital,
SAS presents a team-building special for one week only. Starting today,
anyone registering for the SAS Global Forum user conference by Feb. 21
can help build a skilled team by bringing a colleague at 50% off the
second business/government registration.
for more on this limited-time offer.
Potential o One, Power of All
SAS Global Forum features a lineup of top speakers. 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, while futurist and author Thornton May and Jason Dorsey,
The Gen Y Guy®, will speak at the user
The speakers will echo this year's conference theme, "Potential of One,
Power of All." Individual analytics experts - including data scientists
and business analysts - working with skilled teams and leaders make a
big difference for their customers, operations and bottom lines.
Learn From Leaders
Through keynotes, interactive presentations, and small-group and
networking discussions, SAS Global Forum attendees will hear from dozens
of business, government and technology leaders who are embracing big
data analytics. And they'll see real-world examples of data and
analytics transforming organizations and the world.
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 dozens of leading global
organizations including Accenture, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cardinal
Health, Cognizant (News - Alert), DBS Bank, Deloitte, Eli Lilly, Family Dollar Stores,
GE, Gilt Groupe, Health Canada, Highmark, HSN, Kaiser Permanente, Nestl�
USA, Northrop Grumman, Pinnacle Entertainment, SAS and many more.
Global Forum registration today to sign up for the entire user
conference, or for single-day passes.
For the executive conference (director-level and above only), visit SAS
Global Forum Executive Conference registration.
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Platinum sponsors of SAS Global Forum are Intel, Oracle, SAP and
Teradata (News - Alert). 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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