Northeast SAS Users Group September Conference to Offer SAS Training, Problem Solving and Application Development Assistance

June 7, 2005

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The Northeast SAS Users Group Conference, a comprehensive program on SAS software programming and applications, will be held in Portland, Maine from September 11 to 14.

Portland, ME -- The Northeast SAS Users Group Conference, a comprehensive program on SAS software programming and applications, will be held in Portland, Maine from September 11 to 14. Conference content will include presentations and hands-on workshops in the following areas:

  • Data analysis and presentation
  • Applications development
  • Coding tips and techniques
  • Importing/exporting data between SAS and other applications
  • Administrative and support functions

SAS experts will be available to help attendees solve programming problems, to demonstrate software features and to gather information on user needs for future software releases. Optional Pre-Conference Training Sessions and Sunday Workshops will provide additional in-depth learning opportunities. A Vendor Expo will be held in conjunction with the Conference.

According to Conference Co-Chair Lois Levin, "Attendees from past Conferences tell us the NESUG Conference is one of the best SAS training values available. They learn programming techniques and tips they can put to use right away on the job. And because our Conference offers such a wide variety of presentations and workshops there?s something for everyone, from the SAS newcomer to the experienced SAS programmer."

The NESUG 2005 Conference is open to all SAS users throughout the Northeast Region. SAS software is used extensively by the pharmaceutical industry and other industries that analyze large amounts of data.

Complete information on Conference content, location, special Conference hotel rates and registration is available online at www.nesug.org www.nesug.org/.

NESUG 2005 is sponsored in part by Westat, an employee-owned research corporation, Abt Associates, Inc., icrunchdata.com and SGI.

NESUG is an independent regional SAS user group serving the northeast from Canada to Washington, DC and west through New York and Pennsylvania. NESUG promotes the sharing of SAS-related information among members of the SAS community through this Annual Conference, a speaker sharing program and advocacy on behalf of SAS users to both SAS Institute and SUGI.

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