SAS? Global Forum 2020

Mark your calendar! Executive Connection event is Nov. 10.

Business leaders! Overcoming a crisis like the pandemic requires evaluation and thoughtful decision making. It’s why we created a three-part series: Respond. Recover. Reimagine.

Great news! The final installment of our series – Reimagine – will be streaming live on Nov. 10. During this virtual event, you’ll get information aimed at helping business leaders make crucial decisions along the road to recovery.

This event is complimentary.

SAS Global Forum 2021 call for content coming soon!?

Though SAS Global Forum 2021 will be virtual next spring, some things never change: We still need your ideas for presentations! Call for content opens November 17.

SAS Global Forum 2021 will be brimming with amazing content – just virtually. Get your ideas in early. We know they’re great! And great ideas are the foundation of our conference. You can submit an abstract, title and even a brief promotional video to share why your presentation is important to SAS Global Forum attendees.

Here are the topic areas – so get your creativity flowing and share your successes in:



Business Applications / Data Visualization

Data Management

Professional Development and Lifelong Learning


SAS Solutions

Explore Endlessly On Demand!

View more than 150 sessions from SAS Global Forum 2020, venture into our immersive virtual Quad experience, and dive into our Executive Connection series.

This event is complimentary.

NEW! We’ve added an entirely new section of content. Be sure to visit our Industry Connection Auditorium. Here, you’ll find sessions specific to these five industries:



Health & Life Sciences


Retail & CPG

Take a Sneak Peek at the Virtual Event

Incredible things are possible when industry leaders, technology experts, SAS practitioners and partners come together for the same goal. SAS executives share their perspectives on AI, strategic partnerships and navigating uncertainty.

What Attendees Are Saying

“The interface was nice to navigate, the audio quality was great, just all of it was really, really impressive.”

“Really loved the online accessibility and selection of speakers. The site was very well organized!”

“I commend SAS. I’ve never attended anything like this – it was amazing!”

Hear Insights From These Experts

"We have always relied on innovation and creativity to build analytics technologies that solve real-world problems. We can help our customers reimagine how they work and adjust to new opportunities down the road."

–?Jim Goodnight, SAS

"Your goal should be to move from a data-driven organization to a model-driven organization."

–? Oliver Schabenberger, SAS

Session Highlights

SAS and Microsoft Strategic Partnership Announcement

Next-Generation SAS? Viya? Is in the Cloud

A Beginners Guide to Using Arrays and DO Loops

Digital Transformation at Georgia-Pacific

Using Computer Vision to Reduce Product Waste

SAS Bee Hive Monitoring Project

Immersive Exhibit Hall

Get a new take on tech inside the virtual Quad! Everything from AI to the IoT to the cloud. Take a deep dive into what SAS pioneered – analytics – and discover how to put it into action. Go ahead, explore your inner geek. Watch sessions. See demos. Check out resources.

Users Connection

Tailored to our users community! Get the tools, resources and training you need. More sessions have been added to the already more than 100 sessions now playing on the SAS Users YouTube channel. Access the great content that you’ve all grown accustomed to from SAS Global Forum – packaged in an easy-to-consume, online format.

SAS? User Feedback Award

SAS relies on talented and enthusiastic users for feedback that guides the way for future enhancements to make our software better than ever. SAS is honored to present the 2020 User Feedback Award to Cathy Klaube of dmTECH. Congratulations, Cathy!

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