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MWSUG 2016 Special Events

Opening Session / Game Show: Are you Smarter Than Art Carpenter?

Sunday, October 9, 6:00pm - 7:30pm, Regency A

This year's opening session will include a live game show called "Are you Smarter Than Art Carpenter?". The game will be similar in format to "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and will offer MWSUG attendees the chance to show off their SAS expertise and win exciting prizes!

SAS Customer Appreciation Reception

Sunday, October 9, 7:30pm - 11:00pm, Sun Garden

Kick off the conference with a networking reception. Enjoy more food and complementary drinks courtesy of the good folks at SAS Institute!


Monday Evening Casino Night Event

Monday, October 10, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Regency A

Kickback and enjoy Monday night with a fun-filled evening of casino games including blackjack, craps, roulette, and several types of poker! This event is perfect for experts and novices alike. It's also good statistical practice with no money involved. Professional croupiers and dealers will teach you everything you need to know about the games and ensure that everyone has a great experience. Card counters welcome!

Oh, and come hungry! There will be plenty of food including a carving station, hors-d'oeuvres, and Graeter's ice cream Wheelies! Plus, you'll receive three complimentary drink tickets in your registration packet.

Not a gambler? There will be DANCING too! Don't like dancing? Then just come, eat, and socialize. It will be a great time for everyone!



"This code is dead, Jim!"

Code Clinic

Monday, October 10, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
The Quad (Regency B&C)

Have a sticky SAS coding problem that's got you stumped? The doctor is in! The Code Clinic is staffed by SAS experts who can assist you in untangling even the most stubborn code. Bring your code or sample data along on a USB drive, or just put it somewhere you can access online.



Win fabulous prizes!

Closing Session

Tuesday, October 11, 4:30pm
Regency A

Leaving so soon? Think again! Wrap up your MWSUG conference at our Closing Session. We'll announce the Best Paper winners, introduce next year's conference co-chairs, and get a sneak peak at MWSUG 2017.

As always, there will be TONS OF DOOR PRIZES!