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(The next OASUS meeting will be November 17, 2016. http://www.oasus.ca to register.)
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'''Thursday November 17, 2016'''
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'''Thursday May 25, 2017'''
  
 
'''Agenda'''
 
'''Agenda'''
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:09:00 Welcome & Introduction - Greg Ludwinski, Statistics Canada   
 
:09:00 Welcome & Introduction - Greg Ludwinski, Statistics Canada   
 
:09:05 SAS OPUS - Joel Orr, Statistics Canada  
 
:09:05 SAS OPUS - Joel Orr, Statistics Canada  
:09:10 '''SAS and Open Source''' – Sean Robson, SAS Canada, Toronto  
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:09:10 '''SAS News''' – Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada, Toronto  
:09:35 '''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''
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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.
  
:10:00 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table
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:10:05 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table
 
    
 
    
:10:15 '''How to Create Data-Driven Lists''' - Kate Burnett-Isaacs, Statistics Canada  
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:10:20 '''Demonstrating the Power of PRX Functions''' - Sander Post, Statistics Canada
:::''The concepts of creating data-driven lists for observations, variables, and data sets''  
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:::''This presentation will show the basics of finding and validating data in text fields using PRX functions''  
:10:35 '''Proc Sort: COOPRRST''' – Jayson Shurgold, Health Canada  
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:10:40 '''DOSUBL''' – Jayson Shurgold, Health Canada  
:::''A brief overview of programmable sorting algorithms in relation to SAS''  
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:::''An overview of DOSUBL and where it is useful''  
:10:55 '''May the Force Be with Your Clients''' – Lihsin Hwang, Statistics Canada
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:11:00 '''Mastering SAS/ACCESS''' – Andrew Clapson, MD Financial Management
:::''A simple trick to create Excel pivot tables without crunching data inside-out''  
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:::''5 Tips for Mastering Relational Databases Using SAS/ACCESS''  
:11:10 '''Integration of Hiring and Staffing Data''' – Dominic Demers, Public Service Commission of Canada  
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:11:15 '''Proc du Jour, Proc FREQ''' – Daniel Stripinis, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
:::''A case study where hiring and staffing data is processed and dashboards are created using SAS''
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:::''An overview of Proc FREQ using SODA (SAS OnDemand for Academics)''
 
:11:30 Closing Remarks and Door Prize(s)  
 
:11:30 Closing Remarks and Door Prize(s)  
 
:12:00 Lunch (on your own)  
 
:12:00 Lunch (on your own)  
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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 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

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

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