Applications are no longer being accepted for 2018 New SAS Professional Awards, please check back next spring for information about our 2019 program.
Have you been employed using SAS in a job for three years or less? If so, then you may be eligible for the New SAS Professional Award program.
Award winners receive complimentary registration gaining them access to all non-extra-fee events including over 150 scientific and technical presentations, vendor and exhibitor displays, as well as networking events.
Half-day classes are offered on Wednesday morning immediately before the conference, and Friday afternoon after the conference. Classes are offered on a variety of topics related to SAS. Information about classes and instructors will be posted as it becomes available.
Award winners are invited to a special breakfast with representatives from SAS Institute, as well as WUSS organizers, book authors, and other leading SAS-user professionals from varied disciplines and industries.
Applicants must have been employed using SAS in a job for three years or less at the start of the conference.
Applicants may receive the award a maximum of two years. To be eligible for the second year, applicants must submit an abstract and be selected to present a paper or poster.
Any professional who meets the eligibility requirements is encouraged to apply.
Applicants must provide proof of employment using SAS in the Western Users of SAS Software region (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming).
Applicants must be willing to volunteer as a session or class coordinator at a pre- or post-conference class, or during in-conference presentations. This is a four-hour commitment.
Applications and accompanying verification documents for all applicants must be submitted no later than June 22, 2018. Apply online here.
Proof of employment documentation should be emailed to us.
Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
If you have questions about the award program or possible presentation topics, email us.