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SAS UK HQ, Henley Road, Marlow, SL7 2EB 24th to 26th June

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The SAS Professionals Convention brings together programmers, analysts and data scientists from across industry, the public sector and academia for three days of learning, networking and career development. You'll have the opportunity to study for and take one of a range of SAS certifications, hear from engaging keynote speakers and break into streams focussed on your interests and industry.

Our special offers, available until 19th May 2014:

  • Attend all three days for just £499 (ex VAT)
  • Attend just Tuesday for £249.50 (ex VAT)
  • Attend just Wednesday and Thursday for £249.50 (ex VAT)
  • Attend either Wednesday or Thursday for just £149.70 (ex VAT)
  • Book four tickets, get one free.


Accessing password protected Excel files with libname

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Macro to append string variables

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Make your macro invocations data driven!

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Using metadata to identify "my brother Darryl"

Recently, as I was driving in listening to National Public Radio (NPR), the topic of conversation was Edward Snowden and the National Security Agency (NSA), again.  If you’ve been listening to any of this coverage, it seems the news media has a new catch word “metadata” that they are throwing […]

6 great ideas from SAS users group leaders

The SAS Users Groups Leaders meet-up was scheduled for the last evening of SAS Global Forum 2014, sandwiched between the last of the Tuesday presentations and the Kick-Back Party later that evening. There were a few familiar faces from regional users groups but lots of new ones from local and […]

Seeing SAS Administrators in their natural habitat

It was wonderful to see and talk with so many SAS Administrators at SAS Global Forum this year. If you’re like me, you may have finished the conference wondering why it wasn’t possible to be two places at once because there was so much terrific content that it was impossible […]

SAS Global Forum: 3 essential tips for students

Technology and software, much like SAS, makes everything simpler and more accessible. To fully appreciate what a company like SAS embodies and what it has to offer a student, I feel it is essential to attend SAS Global Forum, especially if analytics is something that drives you. Attending a conference […]


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