Further your SAS education by attending one or more Full-day or Half-day classes offered before or after the conference.  Classes are led by highly regarded experts in the SAS community, including instructors from SAS Institute, SAS Press authors, and SAS Alliance partners.  Full-day and Half-day Classes are not included in conference registration and must be added separately.

September 4, 2018, 8:00-5:00
Includes light breakfast 7:00-8:00 and light lunch 12:00-1:00

Advanced Techniques in the SAS Macro Language
Art Carpenter

Regression Expression!  24 Regression Methods in SAS
David Corliss

Using SAS with R: From Data Cleaning to Web Applications and Dashboard Visualizations
Hunter Glanz

From %Macro to %MEND: An Introduction to the SAS Macro Language
Josh Horstman

Advanced Base SAS Programming Techniques
Kirk Lafler

September 5, 2018, 8:00-11:30
Includes light breakfast 7:00-8:00

Building an Advanced SAS Macro Language Toolset with User Developed Macro Functions (Hands-On)
Art Carpenter

Peering into the Future: Introduction to Time Series Methods for Forecasting
David Dickey

Everything You Wanted to Know About Dates and Times in SAS
Derek Morgan

Driving Miss Data: Data-Driven Techniques
Richann Watson

An Introduction to Data Cleaning Techniques
Ron Cody

PROC SQL in Cartoons: The Logic Behind the Scenes
Russ Lavery

September 7, 2018, 1:30-5:00
Includes light lunch 1:00-1:30

Data Manipulations and Calculations by Using the DATA Step Functions
Arthur Li

Implementing the Submission Data Tabulation Model (SDTM) for Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Devices: Lessons Learned
Carey Smoak

Baking or Cooking: Learn the Difference Between SAS Arrays and Hash Objects
Charu Shankar

Machine Learning Training for Programmers
Kevin Lee

Custom Reporting with PROC REPORT and ODS Excel (Hands-On)
Kirk Lafler

Survey Data Analysis Made Easy with SAS
Melanie Dove and Katherine Heck