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Ottawa Area SAS Users Society (OASUS)

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Thursday May 28, 2015

Tentative Agenda

08:30 Registration, Coffee and Light Refreshments
09:00 Welcome & Introduction - John Ladds, Statistics Canada
09:05 SAS News - Matt Malczewski, Communities Manager, SAS Canada
09:10 SAS OPUS – Joel Orr, Statistics Canada
09:15 SAS Accessible Analytics - Ed Summers, SAS Institute
An overview of the accessibility program at SAS including motivation, priorities, process, demonstration of recent ground-breaking projects
including collaboration with the Space Telescope Science Institute and NASA, as well as futures plans.
10:00 Q & A Session - Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada
Answers to your questions from the previous meeting will be presented.
10:30 Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table
10:50 Accessibility Tips and Tricks for SAS Programmers – Ed Summers, SAS Institute.
A hands-on presentation providing practical examples and guidance for SAS programmers to use to produce accessible SAS output.
11:10 Localized Messages – Lihsin Hwang, Statistics Canada
STRING EXTERNALIZATION is the key to making your SAS applications speak multiple languages, even if you can’t.
Using the new features in SAS 9.3 for internationalization, your SAS applications can be written to adapt to whatever environment they are found in.
11:30 Closing Remarks & Door Prizes
11:55 Lunch (on your own)
01:00 SAS OPUS - SAS Ottawa Platform Users Society[1] meeting.

Location: National Art Centre

Tentative dates for future OASUS meetings at the NAC

Thursday November 26, 2015
Thursday June 16, 2016
Thursday November 17, 2016

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

--OASUS President (talk) 07:09, 20 April 2015 (CDT)