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'''Thursday May 28, 2015'''
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'''Thursday May 19, 2016'''
  
 
'''Tentative Agenda'''  
 
'''Tentative Agenda'''  
:08:30 Registration, Coffee and Light Refreshments
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:12:45 Registration and refreshments
:09:00 Welcome & Introduction - John Ladds, Statistics Canada
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:13:05 Welcome & Introduction - Greg Ludwinski, Statistics Canada
:09:05 '''SAS News''' - Matt Malczewski, Communities Manager, SAS Canada  
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:13:10 '''SAS News''' - Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada, Toronto
:09:10 '''SAS OPUS''' – Joel Orr, Statistics Canada
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:13:25 '''Dataset Functions''' - Greg McLean, Statistics Canada
:09:15 '''SAS Accessible Analytics''' - Ed Summers, SAS Institute
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:::''Dataset functions such as OPEN, CLOSE, FETCH and ATTRN are powerful tools to help generalize your SAS programs.  
:::''An overview of the accessibility program at SAS including motivation, priorities, process, demonstration of recent ground-breaking projects
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:13:50 '''Q&A Session''' - Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada
:::including collaboration with the Space Telescope Science Institute and NASA, as well as futures plans.''
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:10:00 '''Q & A Session''' - Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada
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:::''Answers to your questions from the previous meeting will be presented.''
 
:::''Answers to your questions from the previous meeting will be presented.''
:10:30 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table
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:14:15 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table.
:10:50 '''Accessibility Tips and Tricks for SAS Programmers''' – Ed Summers, SAS Institute.
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:::''A hands-on presentation providing practical examples and guidance for SAS programmers to use to produce accessible SAS output.''
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:14:30 '''A SAS Algorithm for Finding nearby Locations''' Andrew Clapson, MD Financial Management
:11:10 '''Localized Messages''' – Lihsin Hwang, Statistics Canada
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:::''Even if you’re not a GIS mapping pro, it pays to have some geographic problem-solving techniques in your back pocket.''
:::''STRING EXTERNALIZATION is the key to making your SAS applications speak multiple languages, even if you can’t.  
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:14:50 '''Generic Programming Techniques for Input Validation''' – Cheryl Wang, Statistics Canada
:::Using the new features in SAS 9.3 for internationalization, your SAS applications can be written to adapt to whatever environment they are found in.''
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:::''A metadata driven programming approach to the validation of inputs in SAS systems.''
:11:30 Closing Remarks & Door Prizes
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:15:10 '''Using ODS Excel''' – Rob West, Statistics Canada
:11:55 Lunch (on your own)
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:::''Learn how outputs traditionally generated with DDE can be produced using ODS.''
:01:00  '''SAS OPUS - SAS Ottawa Platform Users Society'''[http://www.sascommunity.org/wiki/Ottawa_Platform_User_Society_(SAS_OPUS)] meeting.
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:15:30 Closing Remarks & Door Prizes
  
 
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''' Location: National Art Centre [http://www.nac-cna.ca/splash.htm www.NAC-CNA.ca]'''
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Location: Canada Council for the Arts [http://canadacouncil.ca/council/overview-of-the-canada-council%20 canadacouncil.ca]
  
 
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Tentative dates for future OASUS meetings at the NAC
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Tentative dates for future OASUS meetings
::Thursday November 26, 2015
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::Thursday June 16, 2016
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::Thursday November 17, 2016
 
::Thursday November 17, 2016
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::Thursday June 1, 2017
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::Thursday November 23, 2017
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For more information see our web site [http://www.oasus.ca www.OASUS.ca]
 
For more information see our web site [http://www.oasus.ca www.OASUS.ca]
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'''''“Come out of the desert of ignorance to the OASUS of knowledge”'''''
 
'''''“Come out of the desert of ignorance to the OASUS of knowledge”'''''
 
--[[User:OASUS|OASUS President]] ([[User talk:OASUS|talk]]) 07:09, 20 April 2015 (CDT)
 
  
 
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Revision as of 21:58, 29 April 2016

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Thursday May 19, 2016

Tentative Agenda

12:45 Registration and refreshments
13:05 Welcome & Introduction - Greg Ludwinski, Statistics Canada
13:10 SAS News - Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada, Toronto
13:25 Dataset Functions - Greg McLean, Statistics Canada
Dataset functions such as OPEN, CLOSE, FETCH and ATTRN are powerful tools to help generalize your SAS programs.
13:50 Q&A Session - Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada
Answers to your questions from the previous meeting will be presented.
14:15 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table.
14:30 A SAS Algorithm for Finding nearby Locations Andrew Clapson, MD Financial Management
Even if you’re not a GIS mapping pro, it pays to have some geographic problem-solving techniques in your back pocket.
14:50 Generic Programming Techniques for Input Validation – Cheryl Wang, Statistics Canada
A metadata driven programming approach to the validation of inputs in SAS systems.
15:10 Using ODS Excel – Rob West, Statistics Canada
Learn how outputs traditionally generated with DDE can be produced using ODS.
15:30 Closing Remarks & Door Prizes

Location: Canada Council for the Arts canadacouncil.ca


Tentative dates for future OASUS meetings

Thursday November 17, 2016
Thursday June 1, 2017
Thursday November 23, 2017


For more information see our web site www.OASUS.ca

To contact someone on the executive info@OASUS.ca

Follow OASUS on Twitter at //twitter.com/OASUS

Join the discussions on:

SAS Canada Community at //sascanada.ning.com/

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