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Ottawa Area SAS Users Society (OASUS)

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Thursday November 17, 2016


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

Tentative dates for future OASUS meetings

Thursday June 1, 2017
Thursday November 23, 2017

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