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Ohio SAS® Users Conference

May 21, 2018

Crowne Plaza Cleveland South
5300 Rockside Rd, Independence 44131

CleveSUG is hosting this year and you’re invited to submit your presentation ideas

Have you used SAS to work out a solution to a challenging problem? Have you learned something about an aspect of SAS software that you could share with your peers? If so, we’d like to hear from you. We’re looking for 20-minute presentations for our afternoon break-out sessions. Basic and advanced topics are welcome.

Why present?
• Sharpen your presentation skills in front of a friendly audience
• Gain exposure for yourself and your organization
• Refine a presentation before submitting it to a regional or national conference
• Support the local SAS community by helping others expand their knowledge
• Receive discounted registration if your abstract is selected for the conference

How to submit an abstract
Send an email with the following information to by March 23rd.
• Title of your presentation
• Software modules discussed (e.g., Base SAS, SAS® Enterprise Miner™, SAS® Visual Analytics)
• A few sentences describing your topic
• Indicate if this presentation has been delivered at any other meetings or conferences
• Include your name, organization, and email address and information for any co-authors
• Include “CFP” in the subject line

Need help?
• Have questions about submitting an abstract? Send a note to
• If you have an idea and need help to develop your pitch, email your contact information to and a mentor from our Academics team will get in touch

Conference details
• One-day conference Monday, May 21st, 2018
• Crowne Plaza Cleveland South on Rockside Rd. in Independence is easy to get to via
I-480 or I-77 and offers free parking
• Discounted guest rooms for attendees who need overnight accommodations
• Link to Online registration will open in April 
Early registration only $99 per person through May 4th.  After May 4th, standard registration goes up to $125
• Group discount for 5 or more registering together from the same organization

Post-Conference Intensive Training on May 22-23
• We're bringing two of the most popular trainers in the SAS Community to Cleveland to offer eight different courses on topics that will help you take your SAS skills to the next level.  Kirk Paul Lafler from Software Intelligence Corporation and Josh Horstman from Nested Loop Consulting will present instructor-led training for only $100 per intensive half-day course.  Course schedule will be published soon.

How to get involved
• In addition to speakers, we need volunteers to help before and during the conference.  This is a great opportunity for students to meet and mingle with peers in the SAS community 
• We are also seeking sponsors who would like to showcase their organization. Send a note to for information about volunteer and sponsorship opportunities

Interested in Civic Tech? 

The 2nd annual Data Days CLE, presented by the Cleveland Civic Tech & Open Data Collaborative,
is April 5 - 6, 2018.
Learn about the smart use of data and civic tech. Engage with leaders using data and technology for public good,
and witness a live civic-tech pitch competition.
For more information visit • #CLECivicTech

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