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'''Thursday November 20, 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 '''Getting familiar with Proc DS2 and Proc FedSQL'''- Greg Ludwinski, Statistics Canada
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:09:10 '''SAS News''' – Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada, Toronto
:::''Proc DS2 and Proc FedSQL are two great reasons to migrate to SAS 9.4. These procedures can help with the performance, precision and efficiency of your SAS code as well as enhance the structure of SAS solutions. This presentation will introduce these procedures and illustrate their benefits.''
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:09:20 '''Generating realistic synthetic test data using SAS Random Functions''' - Tom Kari, Tom Kari Consulting
:10:00 '''Q & A Session''' - Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada
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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''  
:::''Answers to your questions from the previous meeting will be presented.''
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:09:40 '''Q&A Session''' - Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada
:10:30 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table
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:::''Answers to your questions from the previous meeting will be presented.
:10:50 '''SAS Studio and SAS University Edition'''-Issa Guindo, SAS Institute (Canada) Inc.
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:::''Learn about SAS Studio and SAS University Edition and how it can complement your existing environment or modernize it.''
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:10:05 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table
:11:10 '''Proc du Jour – PROC TRANSPOSE'''-Tom Kari, Tom Kari Consulting
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:::''Everything you did not know about PROC TRANSPOSE''
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:10:20 '''Demonstrating the Power of PRX Functions''' - Sander Post, Statistics Canada
:11:30 Closing Remarks & Door Prizes
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:::''This presentation will show the basics of finding and validating data in text fields using PRX functions''
:11:55 Lunch (on your own)
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:10:40 '''DOSUBL''' – Jayson Shurgold, Health Canada
: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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:::''An overview of DOSUBL and where it is useful''  
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:11:00 '''Mastering SAS/ACCESS''' – Andrew Clapson, MD Financial Management
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:::''5 Tips for Mastering Relational Databases Using SAS/ACCESS''
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:11:15 '''Proc du Jour, Proc FREQ''' – Daniel Stripinis, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
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:::''An overview of Proc FREQ using SODA (SAS OnDemand for Academics)''
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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 June 4, 2015
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::Thursday November 23, 2017
::Thursday November 19, 2015
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::Thursday May 31, 2018
  
::Thursday June 9, 2016
 
::Thursday November 17, 2016
 
  
Workshop – '''Visual Statistics'''  Date:'''TBD''' Location:'''SAS Institute Ottawa, 360 Albert Street, Suite 1600'''
 
  
 
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]]) 07:36, 14 October 2014 (CDT)
 
 
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Latest revision as of 07:51, 2 May 2017

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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”