Edmonton SAS User Group (eSUG)
The semi-annual eSUG meetings offer presentations, discussions and networking opportunities which can help Edmonton-area SAS users get the most out of their SAS software.
The next meeting of the Edmonton group will take place on Thursday October 9, 2014 in the Lister Conference Centre, Wild Rose Room at the University of Alberta. A detailed agenda can be found below and you may register here.
8:30 - 9:00: Registration & Networking
9:00 – 9:05: Words of Welcome (Doug Dover, eSUG President)
9:05 -9:20: News from SAS (Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada)
9:20 – 9:50: Name Matching When PHN/ULI is Not Available (Sophie Zhang, Alberta Health)
9:50 - 10:20: How to Incorporate Old SAS Data into a New DATA Step, or, “What is S-M-U"?
(Andy Kuligowski, Home Shopping Network)
10:20 - 10:45: Networking Break
10:45 – 11:15: SAS Tips & Tricks (Doug Dover, Alberta Health)
11:15 – 11:35: Using SAS for Data Linkage (Christine Werk, Child and Youth Data Lab)
11:35 -11:45: Prize Draw & Closing Remarks
11:45 – 1:15: Independent Lunch
1:15 – 1:30: Registration for Afternoon Session
1:30 – 2:00: Enterprise Guide 6.1: Cool New Features (Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada)
2:00 – 2:40: Concurrent Breakout Sessions: SAS & Microsoft Excel & Writing ‘Ad Hocs’ To Solve Data Issues (Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada & Andy Kuligowski, Home Shopping Network)
2:40 - 3:10: Networking Break
3:10 – 3:40: Concurrent Breakout Sessions: SAS & Microsoft Excel & Writing ‘Ad Hocs’ To Solve Data Issues (Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada & Andy Kuligowski, Home Shopping Network)
3:40 – 4:00: Prize Draw & Closing Remarks
If you would like to be notified of upcoming e-SUG Meetings, please subscribe to the Edmonton SAS User Group Distribution List.
We are always looking to add to an enthusiastic and dedicated Executive team for the Edmonton Users Group. Please see the Executive team Roles and Responsibilities to learn more about these opportunities.
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The Building Blocks of SAS Datasets (SMU): Andrew Kuligowski, HSN (October 2014)
Data Linkage SQL join/SAS Merge: Christine Werk, Alberta Centre for Child, Family & Community Research (October 2014)
Some Nifty Tips and Tricks: Doug Dover (October 2014)
New Features of Enterprise Guide 6.1: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (October 2014)
Update from SAS: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (October 2014)
Name Matching when ID is not Available: Sophie Zhang, Alberta Health (October 2014)
SAS Proc Format: Becky Leung (April 2014)
Using SAS to Coordinate Complex Reports: Fareeza Khurshed, Alberta Health (April 2014)
10 for 10 Spotlight: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (April 2014)
An Applied Introduction: Christianna Williams, Abt Associations Inc. (April 2014)
Conditional Processing in EG: Judy Orr Lawrence, SAS Canada (April 2014)
Using Hash Tables for Case-Control Matching: George Zhu, Alberta Health (May 2013)
Presenters Challenge: Jared Prins, Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation (Spring 2013)
Extended Data Set Attributes: Jared Prins, Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation (November 2013)
High Octane Compression: John Fleming, Alberta Health Services (November 2013)
EG (Stored Process) and Information Portal: Kir Luong, Alberta Health (November 2013)
Data Manipulations in PROC SQL: Iryna Nekhayevska, ATB Financial (November 2013)
SAS Global Forum Update: Doug Dover, Alberta Health (May 2012)
Funnel Plots Monitoring Loan Defults in Consumer Credit Portfolios: Yevhen Yankovsky, ATB Financial (May 2012)
Quick Hits - My Favourite SAS Tricks: Marje Fecht, Prowerk Consulting (May 2012)
Alberta Parks' use of Text Mining: Jared Prins, Alberta Tourism, Parks & Recreation (May 2012)
Principle Component Analysis using JMP: Rajesh Jha & Ruurd Zijlstra, Swine Nutrition (May 2012)
Linking Administrative Data Sets to Identify Unique Endoscopy Procedures: John Fleming, Alberta Health (October 2012)
Doubling Down on Doubling Out: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (October 2012)
Shaping Data Long to Wide: Iryna Nekhayevska, ATB Financial (October 2012)
Using SAS to Parse External Data: Andrew Kuligowski (October 2011)
Logistic Regression - Use and Interpretation of Odds Ratio: Fu-Lin Wang, University of Calgary (October 2011)
Using Macros to Set Array Size at Run-Time: John Fleming, Alberta Health (October 2011)
Accessing and Extracting Data from Internet Using SAS: George Zhu & Sunita Ghosh, Alberta Health (October 2011)
My Global Forum Experience: Roy Finzel (May 2011)
EG 4.3 Implementing an Automated Analytic Process: John Kirtz, Snowy Owl Software (May 2011)
Regional Variety Testing Program: Gayah Sieusahai, Alberta Agriculture & John Kirtz, Snowy Owl Software (May 2010)
Impressions on SAS Global Forum: Julie Zhang, Alberta Health (May 2010)
Funnel Plots: Visualizing Small Area Estimates: Doug Dover, Alberta Health (May 2010)
ODS Graphics Designer in SAS 9.2: John Kirtz, Snowy Owl Software (October 2010)
ODS Statistical Graphics in SAS 9.2: John Kirtz, Snowy Owl Software (October 2010)
ODS Statistical Graphics in SAS 9.2 Paper and Presentation References: John Kirtz, Snowy Owl Software (October 2010)
A Cup of Coffee and Proc FCMP: Peter Eberhardt, Fernwood Consulting Group Inc. (March 2009)
The SAS Add-in for Microsoft Office: Peter Eberhardt, Fernwood Consulting Group Inc. (March 2009)
Data Set Transaction Processing Using Update: John Fleming, Alberta Health (November 2009)
A Little Stats Won't Hurt You: Nathaniel Derby, Stratis Pro Data Analytics (November 2009)
Time Series Forecasting Methods: Nathaniel Derby, Stratis Pro Data Analytics (November 2009)
Improving the Performance of Data Manipulation: Zhichang Jiang, Alberta Health (November 2009)
Reporting Template: Dennis Fafard, WCB
Getting Correct Results with PROC REG: Nathaniel Derby, Stratis Pro Data Analytics