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'''Thursday June 12, 2014'''
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'''Thursday May 25, 2017'''
  
'''Tentative Agenda'''  
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'''Agenda'''
:08:30 Registration and Breakfast
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:09:00 Welcome & Introduction - John Ladds, Statistics Canada
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:08:30 Registration and Morning refreshments 
:09:05 '''SAS News''' - Matt Malczewski, Communities Manager, SAS Canada  
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:09:00 Welcome & Introduction - Greg Ludwinski, Statistics Canada
:09:10 '''SAS OPUS''' – Joel Orr, Statistics Canada
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:09:05 SAS OPUS - Joel Orr, Statistics Canada
:09:15 '''Grid – The Evolution from Parallel Processing to Modern Day Computing'''  
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:09:10 '''SAS News''' Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada, Toronto
:::- Vecdet Mehmet-Ali and Greg McLean, Statistics Canada
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:09:20 '''Generating realistic synthetic test data using SAS Random Functions''' - Tom Kari, Tom Kari Consulting
:::''Grid computing is becoming more and more integral to the SAS System. Processing larger amounts of data in shorter periods of time has become a necessity. However, grid computing is not necessarily something new. The concept and the ability to process data in a parallel fashion have been available to SAS users for the past 20 years.''
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:::''SAS random number functions can be used to generate test data that is realistic, but totally artificial to guard against risks of disclosure''  
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:09:40 '''Q&A Session''' - Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada
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:::''Answers to your questions from the previous meeting will be presented.
  
:::''In our presentation we will give a brief history and evolution of SAS/Connect software discussing some of the important concepts related to grid or parallel processing. We will also demonstrate a Tabulation System highlighting the issues that pertain to a modern day SAS Grid system.''
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:10:05 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table
:10:00 '''Q & A Session''' - Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada
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:::''Answers to your questions from the previous meeting will be presented.''
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:10:20 '''Demonstrating the Power of PRX Functions''' - Sander Post, Statistics Canada
:10:20 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table
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:::''This presentation will show the basics of finding and validating data in text fields using PRX functions''  
:10:40 '''Growing your SAS Team''' - Howard Hurley, Statistics Canada
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:10:40 '''DOSUBL''' – Jayson Shurgold, Health Canada
:::''This presentation will discuss how Health Statistics Division came to build their own SAS resources sharing community. ''
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:::''An overview of DOSUBL and where it is useful''
:11:10 '''Get Certified as a Base and Advanced SAS Programmer''' - Pinchao Ma, Statistics Canada
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:11:00 '''Mastering SAS/ACCESS''' – Andrew Clapson, MD Financial Management
:::''In this presentation, the presenter will generally introduce the SAS Certified Professional Program, as well as review the benefits of becoming a SAS Certified Programmer. Also the presenter will talk about the coverage and the registration of the certification exams. In addition, the presenter will share his experience and strategies in preparing for these two exams.''
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:::''5 Tips for Mastering Relational Databases Using SAS/ACCESS''  
:11:30 Closing Remarks & Door Prizes
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:11:15 '''Proc du Jour, Proc FREQ''' – Daniel Stripinis, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
:11:45 Lunch (on your own)
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:::''An overview of Proc FREQ using SODA (SAS OnDemand for Academics)''
: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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: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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''' Location: National Art Centre [http://www.nac-cna.ca/splash.htm www.NAC-CNA.ca]'''
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Location: University of Ottawa, Huguette-Labelle Room in Tabaret Hall [http://maps.uottawa.ca/tabaret-hall Tabaret Hall]
  
 
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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 20, 2014
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::Thursday November 23, 2017
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::Thursday May 31, 2018
  
::Thursday June 4, 2015
 
::Thursday November 19, 2015
 
  
::Thursday June 9, 2016
 
::Thursday November 17, 2016
 
  
 
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]]) 14:03, 22 April 2014 (CDT)
 
 
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Thursday May 25, 2017

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 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


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”