2014 Conference Archive

The Nebraska SAS® Users Group 2014 One-Day Conference was held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Omaha at the Scott Conference Center. There were 3 concurrent tracks, including a new hands-on workshop track.  Speakers this year included Rick Langston, Vince DelGobbo, Melodie Rush, and Gary Ciampa from the SAS Institute, Arthur Li and Ben Cochran, who are experienced SAS instructors, and Dr. Ron Cody, who has authored many books on SAS programming.

Full details of the conference are available at this link: Conference brochure.

Presentations (links to slides and other materials)

Rick Langston, SAS Institute

Langston_What’s New in Foundation SAS for 9.4

Reading and Writing ZIP Files with SAS

Using the New Features In PROC FORMAT

Vince DelGobbo, SAS Institute

Creating Multi-Sheet Microsoft Excel Workbooks the Easy Way with SAS

Vince DelGobbo’s ExcelXP Tagset Paper Index (Workshop Handout)

Melodie Rush, SAS Institute

Exploring & Modeling Using Interactive Decision Trees in SAS® Enterprise Miner™

What’s New for Analytics in SAS 9.4?

What’s New in JMP Version 11?

Gary Ciampa, SAS Institute

Big Data, Fast Processing Speeds

Ron Cody, Ed.D., Author and Private Consultant

Longitudinal Data Techniques: Looking Across Observations

A Survey of Some Useful SAS Functions

The INPUT Statement: Where It’s @

Advanced Uses of User-Defined Formats and Informats

Arthur Li, City of Hope National Cancer Center


Essentials of PDV: Directing the Aim to Understanding the DATA Step!

Is Your Failed Macro Due To Misjudged “Timing”?

Sharpening Your Skills in Reshaping data: PROC TRANSPOSE vs. Array Processing

Understanding and Applying the Logic of the DOW-Loop

Ben Cochran, Bedford Group


Using Macro Functions to Manipulate Data (2-Hour Hands-On-Workshop Session)

A Quick Introduction to the Powerful REPORT Procedure or 33 Tricks With PROC REPORT

Getting SAS Certified