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Posted: 6/19/2018



How Countries Are Preparing for the Global AI Race​
Artificial intelligence (AI) stands to have a significant impact on the global economy as organizations use the technology to automate processes and deliver higher-quality services. Several countries have seized the opportunity to take an early lead in supporting AI, while many, most notably the United States, lack a major government strategy to accelerate the development and adoption of AI, risking falling behind in the global AI race. Join the Center for Data Innovation on Wednesday, July 25, in Washington, DC, for a discussion on the various strategies countries are using to promote the development and adoption of AI.


Big Data Innovation, Data Mining And Analytics Summit 2018

Join Eminent Scientists, Entrepreneurs and Engineers from Europe, USA Asia Pacific, the Middle East to the Big Data Analytics Conferences and Data Mining.

Singapore | August 20-21, 2018

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Save the date

Mark your calendars now for the 2018 fall regional conferences. You don’t want to miss them!

Why present?

Got a fresh new idea or topic? Solved a problem using SAS? Looking to gain more visibility for you and your organization? Then send in your ideas to the conferences below for a presentation or e-poster. No topic is too small or too big. Your participation is a big part of what makes these conferences a success.

  • Share your knowledge so others can learn.
  • Enrich your presentation and publication skills.
  • Build relationships with peers.
  • It’s fun and educational!

Call for papers deadlines

  • WUSS – Now open. Abstracts due May 7.             
  • MWSUG – Now open. Abstracts due May 18.
  • SESUG – Now open. Abstracts due June 3.
  • SCSUG – Now open. Abstracts due Aug. 1.

Academic sections

  • Analytics and statistics.
  • Business leadership.
  • Data management/big data.
  • Data visualization and graphics.
  • Education/institutional research.
  • E-posters.
  • Hands-on workshops.
  • Industry solutions.
  • System architecture and administration and more.

Connect with other SAS users and get up-to-date conference information in the Users Groups community.

We look forward to reviewing your abstracts and involvement with the regional conferences in 2018.





Academic Chair: Andra Northup
Operations Chair:  Nina Worden



Academic Chair: Linda Sullivan 
Operations Chair: Charlotte Baker



Academic Chair: Dave Foster
Operations Chair: Cindy Lee



Academic Chair: Gina Curbo
Operations Chair: John Taylor


Global Tech Jam Event for Smart Cities returns to Portland in June

March 5, 2018 by Rich Brueckner Leave a Comment

The Global Tech Jam conference is coming up June 20-22 in Portland, Oregon. “This symposium will provide a leading venue for the presentation of the highest-quality original research, groundbreaking ideas, and compelling insights on future trends in Smart City Technology and Deployment.”


The AI Conference is coming to San Francisco

Registration is now open for the AI ConferenceAI Conference in San Francisco (September 4–7), and it's bigger than ever. You'll find more sessions covering the latest developments in the industry, more opportunities to relax and network, new programs like the AI Business Summit (executive briefings and case studies designed for business leaders and strategists), and more small group, 2-day training opportunities. Best Price expires June 8.

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