SHRUG - SAS Halifax Regional User Group

The semi-annual SHRUG meetings offer presentations, discussions and networking opportunities which can help Halifax-area SAS users get the most out of their SAS software.

The next SHRUG meeting will take place on Friday November 28, 2014 at the Dalhousie Student Union Building (Room 224), 6136 University Avenue. A detailed agenda follows and you may register here.

12:00pm - 12:30pm: Lunch & Registration

12:30pm – 12:40pm: Overview of Agenda and Introductions (Sandy Yip)

12:40pm – 1:25pm: Using SAS to Quantify the Rumblings of the Earth Near Vancouver Island, BC & Honshu, Japan (Jim Metcalf, SAS Institute)

1:25pm – 1:40pm: Networking Exercise (Barry Campbell, IWK Grace Health Center, Nova Scotia Health)

1:40pm – 1:55pm: Coffee Break

1:55pm – 2:10pm: Binomial Confidence Limits (Gordon Flowerdew, Dalhousie University)

2:10pm – 3:00pm: Introduction to PROC MIXED (Peter (Lingyun) Ye, IWK Grace Health Center, Nova Scotia Health)

3:00pm – 3:40pm: Comparison of PROC FREQ and PROC TABULATE (Kara Thompson, Center for Clinical Research, Dalhousie University & John Fahey, IWK Grace Health Center, Nova Scotia Health)

3:40pm – 3:50pm: Announcements from SAS (Wally Thiessen, SAS Canada)

3:50pm – 4:00pm: Prize Draw & Closing Remarks


To access past presentations, learn about upcoming events and to connect with the Halifax-area SAS community, please visit the SHRUG website or contact John Fahey.

Get involved

John Fahey and the SHRUG team are looking to build an enthusiastic and dedicated Executive team for the Halifax Users Group. Please see our Executive team Roles and Responsibilities to learn more about these opportunities.

If you are interested in learning more, please contact John Fahey.

Stay tuned for details around the next SHRUG meeting; an agenda and opportunity to register will be posted once available.

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