Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2003 08:47:43 -0500
Reply-To: Dianne Rhodes <RHODESD1@WESTAT.COM>
Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Dianne Rhodes <RHODESD1@WESTAT.COM>
Subject: Re: SUGI 29 Focus Groups
The SUGI conference chair, Duke Owen, replied to my question about the Focus
Sessions, and asked me to post this to the group.
Dianne Louise Rhodes
Sr. Systems Analyst
Your recent SAS-L posting regarding the scheduling of SUGI 29 Focus Sessions
was forwarded to me. I'm glad to see people already looking forward to this
new aspect of SUGI.
Please post this information for others to see.
The Focus Sessions topics were selected, and will be presented in order, to
align with the SAS Intelligence Value Chain. Each session will cover a half
day as described on the web at
The Focus Session Schedule will be as follows:
Monday Morning (starting at 9:30 after the New Technology Session):
Software Project Management and Skills for Managers
Keynote Speakers: Tom DeMarco and Steve Flannes
Applying Proven Data Quality Methods to Your Business
Keynote Speakers: Claudia Imhoff and Scott Optenberg
Extending the Value of Intelligent Storage Throughout Your Enterprise
Keynote Speaker: Bill Inmon
Predicting Customer Future Purchase Patterns with Confidence
Keynote Speakers: Liz Roche and Gordon Linoff
Innovative Methods in Statistics
Keynote Speakers: Gary Koch and Maura Stokes
Abstracts for all presentations and the full conference schedule will be
available on the web after the first of the year.
Thanks for your interest!
SUGI 29 -- May 9-12, 2004