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'''Thursday May 19, 2016'''
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'''Thursday November 17, 2016'''
  
'''Tentative Agenda'''  
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'''Agenda'''
:12:45 Registration and refreshments  
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:13:05 Welcome & Introduction - Greg Ludwinski, Statistics Canada
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:08:30 Registration and Morning refreshments  
:13:10 '''SAS News''' - Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada, Toronto
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:09:00 Welcome & Introduction - Greg Ludwinski, Statistics Canada
:13:25 '''Dataset Functions''' - Greg McLean, Statistics Canada
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:09:05 SAS OPUS - Joel Orr, Statistics Canada  
:::''Dataset functions such as OPEN, CLOSE, FETCH and ATTRN are powerful tools to help generalize your SAS programs.
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:09:10 '''SAS and Open Source''' – Sean Robson, SAS Canada, Toronto
:13:50 '''Q&A Session''' - Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada
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:09:35 '''Q&A Session''' - Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada  
:::''Answers to your questions from the previous meeting will be presented.''
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:::''Answers to your questions from the previous meeting will be presented.''  
:14:15 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table.
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:14:30 '''A SAS Algorithm for Finding nearby Locations''' Andrew Clapson, MD Financial Management
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:10:00 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table
:::''Even if you’re not a GIS mapping pro, it pays to have some geographic problem-solving techniques in your back pocket.''
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:14:50 '''Generic Programming Techniques for Input Validation''' – Cheryl Wang, Statistics Canada
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:10:15 '''How to Create Data-Driven Lists''' - Kate Burnett-Isaacs, Statistics Canada
:::''A metadata driven programming approach to the validation of inputs in SAS systems.''
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:::''The concepts of creating data-driven lists for observations, variables, and data sets''  
:15:10 '''Using ODS Excel''' – Rob West, Statistics Canada
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:10:35 '''Proc Sort: COOPRRST''' – Jayson Shurgold, Health Canada  
:::''Learn how outputs traditionally generated with DDE can be produced using ODS.''
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:::''A brief overview of programmable sorting algorithms in relation to SAS''  
:15:30 Closing Remarks & Door Prizes
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:10:55 '''May the Force Be with Your Clients''' – Lihsin Hwang, Statistics Canada  
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:::''A simple trick to create Excel pivot tables without crunching data inside-out''
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:11:10 '''Integration of Hiring and Staffing Data''' – Dominic Demers, Public Service Commission of Canada
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:::''A case study where hiring and staffing data is processed and dashboards are created using SAS''
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:11:30 Closing Remarks and Door Prize(s)
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:12:00 Lunch (on your own)
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:01:00 '''SAS OPUS''' - SAS Ottawa Platform Users Society meeting.
  
 
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Tentative dates for future OASUS meetings
 
Tentative dates for future OASUS meetings
::Thursday November 17, 2016
 
 
::Thursday June 1, 2017
 
::Thursday June 1, 2017
 
::Thursday November 23, 2017
 
::Thursday November 23, 2017

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Thursday November 17, 2016

Agenda

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 and Open Source – Sean Robson, SAS Canada, Toronto
09:35 Q&A Session - Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada
Answers to your questions from the previous meeting will be presented.
10:00 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table
10:15 How to Create Data-Driven Lists - Kate Burnett-Isaacs, Statistics Canada
The concepts of creating data-driven lists for observations, variables, and data sets
10:35 Proc Sort: COOPRRST – Jayson Shurgold, Health Canada
A brief overview of programmable sorting algorithms in relation to SAS
10:55 May the Force Be with Your Clients – Lihsin Hwang, Statistics Canada
A simple trick to create Excel pivot tables without crunching data inside-out
11:10 Integration of Hiring and Staffing Data – Dominic Demers, Public Service Commission of Canada
A case study where hiring and staffing data is processed and dashboards are created using SAS
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: Canada Council for the Arts canadacouncil.ca


Tentative dates for future OASUS meetings

Thursday June 1, 2017
Thursday November 23, 2017


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

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