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Ottawa Area SAS Users Society (OASUS)

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Thursday May 25, 2017


08:30 Registration and Morning refreshments
09:00 Welcome & Introduction - Greg Ludwinski, Statistics Canada
09:05 SAS OPUS - Joel Orr, Statistics Canada
09:10 SAS News – Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada, Toronto
09:20 Generating realistic synthetic test data using SAS Random Functions - Tom Kari, Tom Kari Consulting
SAS random number functions can be used to generate test data that is realistic, but totally artificial to guard against risks of disclosure
09:40 Q&A Session - Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada
Answers to your questions from the previous meeting will be presented.
10:05 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table
10:20 Demonstrating the Power of PRX Functions - Sander Post, Statistics Canada
This presentation will show the basics of finding and validating data in text fields using PRX functions
10:40 DOSUBL – Jayson Shurgold, Health Canada
An overview of DOSUBL and where it is useful
11:00 Mastering SAS/ACCESS – Andrew Clapson, MD Financial Management
5 Tips for Mastering Relational Databases Using SAS/ACCESS
11:15 Proc du Jour, Proc FREQ – Daniel Stripinis, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
An overview of Proc FREQ using SODA (SAS OnDemand for Academics)
11:30 Closing Remarks and Door Prize(s)
12:00 Lunch (on your own)
01:00 SAS OPUS - SAS Ottawa Platform Users Society meeting.

Location: University of Ottawa, Huguette-Labelle Room in Tabaret Hall Tabaret Hall

Tentative dates for future OASUS meetings

Thursday November 23, 2017
Thursday May 31, 2018

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“Come out of the desert of ignorance to the OASUS of knowledge”