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'''Thursday May 19, 2016'''
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'''Thursday May 25, 2017'''
  
'''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 News''' Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada, Toronto  
:13:50 '''Q&A Session''' - Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada
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:09:20 '''Generating realistic synthetic test data using SAS Random Functions''' - Tom Kari, Tom Kari Consulting
:::''Answers to your questions from the previous meeting will be presented.''
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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''
:14:15 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table.
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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.
  
:14:30 '''A SAS Algorithm for Finding nearby Locations''' Andrew Clapson, MD Financial Management
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:10:05 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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:10:20 '''Demonstrating the Power of PRX Functions''' - Sander Post, Statistics Canada
:::''A metadata driven programming approach to the validation of inputs in SAS systems.''
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:::''This presentation will show the basics of finding and validating data in text fields using PRX functions''  
:15:10 '''Using ODS Excel''' – Rob West, Statistics Canada
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:10:40 '''DOSUBL''' – Jayson Shurgold, Health Canada  
:::''Learn how outputs traditionally generated with DDE can be produced using ODS.''
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:::''An overview of DOSUBL and where it is useful''  
:15:30 Closing Remarks & Door Prizes
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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: Canada Council for the Arts [http://canadacouncil.ca/council/overview-of-the-canada-council%20 canadacouncil.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
 
Tentative dates for future OASUS meetings
::Thursday November 17, 2016
 
::Thursday June 1, 2017
 
 
::Thursday November 23, 2017
 
::Thursday November 23, 2017
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::Thursday May 31, 2018
  
  

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

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