September 7-9, 2016      
WESTERN USERS OF SAS SOFTWARE                                                                       


Opening Session
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Come join other attendees at the kickoff to the WUSS 2016 Educational Forum and Conference.  Learn about the vast Educational opportunities as well as other resources available to you including Presentations, Resource Central, Social Events and a few other surprises.

First Time Attendee Session
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Welcome to your first WUSS! Come hear about the opportunities for learning, networking and professional development that take place at the conference.

WUSS Networking Mixer
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

You won't want to miss the WUSS Networking Mixer on Wednesday evening! Come mingle with conference speakers, SAS employees, sponsors, exhibitors and other WUSS attendees while enjoying great food and refreshments.

SAS Customer Appreciation Luncheon
Thursday, September 8. 2016

On Thursday, be sure to join us at the SAS-sponsored Customer Appreciation  Luncheon.

WUSS Happy Hour
Thursday, September 8. 2016

On Thursday evening, come kick back with us at the WUSS Happy Hour in Resource Central. Visit with sponsors and exhibitors, SAS employees, and other WUSS attendees. Look for our WUSS 2017 feedback and planning booth so you can help us plan for next year's conference.

Resource Central

Surrounded by breakout rooms with paper presentations and panel discussions, Resource Central will be the energetic hub of conference activity including:

  • Exhibitor and Sponsor Booths
  • SAS Activities
  • E-Posters 
  • Attendee lounge area and more!

SAS will have several Activities at WUSS 2016.

In Resource Central:
  • You can Meet with SAS Speakers after their Presentations
  • Get the latest on SAS
  • Browse through sample SAS Publications. You will receive a 20% discount and free shipping on purchases.
  • SAS customer support area covering topics on professional services, education and technical support.
WUSS Theater

Visit the WUSS Theater featuring short presentations by SAS Staff, exhibitors, sponsors and SAS users. Popular topics will be scheduled multiple times.  Topics might include:

  • Demos using SAS software
  • Organizational skills and how to work more efficiently
  • Resume writing and tips for job interviews
  • Creative thinking and problem solving
  • Statistics for non-statisticians
Solutions in the Round

Solutions in the Round will be facilitated, interactive discussions in a small group setting. Topics will be
pre-selected. Contribute your topic ideas on our social media pages

                                             Twitter     FB      LinkedIn      SAS Community

and then join the discussion in Solutions in the Round at WUSS 2016.

Position Referral Binders

Companies can list available positions and individuals can include their resumes in the Position Referral Binders in the Registration Area.

Closing Session
Friday September 9, 2016

As WUSS 2016 wraps up come join in the celebration of the best papers at the closing session, and enjoy your chance to win raffles, door prizes and other freebies. Also learn about plans for 2017.

Conference Proceedings

The WUSS 2016 Conference Proceedings will be available on the WUSS website after the conference.