SAS Ottawa Platform Users Society (OPUS)
Membership in the SAS Ottawa Platform User Society (SAS OPUS) offers a unique opportunity to enhance your understanding of the SAS Intelligence Platform, exchange ideas about using your software most productively and an opportunity to learn of new SAS products and services as soon as they become available.
The SAS Platform encompasses a wide variety of technologies. If you are interested in one or more of the following, this group is for you:
- SAS Enterprise Guide
- SAS Metadata
- SAS Add-in to Microsoft
- SAS Web Reporting
- SAS Management Console
- SAS Data Integration
- SAS Scalable Performance Data Server
- SAS Information Delivery Portal
- SAS OLAP Technologies
- SAS Information Maps
SAS OPUS works with our partner user group the Ottawa Area SAS Users Society (OASUS) to provide:
- Semi-Annual meetings
- Website for ongoing information
- Online Presentations
- Network with other SAS Professionals
Representatives from all industries are welcome to participate in the users group and membership is free.
The next OPUS meeting will take place on Thursday, November 17th, 2016 at the Canadian Council for the Arts, 150 Elgin St, 2nd Floor. A detailed agenda follows below and you may register here.
12:45pm –1:00pm: Registration
1:00pm – 1:05pm: Welcome, Introduction (Joel Orr, Statistics Canada)
1:05pm – 1:15pm: SAS Canada News (Sean Robson, SAS Canada, Toronto)
1:15pm – 1:30pm: SAS Visual Analytics Overview (Frank Scott, SAS Canada, Ottawa)
1:30pm – 1:50pm: SAS Visual Analytics Implementation at Shared Services Canada (William Millson, Shared Services Canada)
1:50pm – 2:10pm: SAS Visual Analytics Implementation at Statistics Canada (Cheryl Wang, Statistics Canada)
2:10pm – 2:30pm: Break & Networking
2:30pm – 3:00pm: SAS Visual Analytics Architectural/Technical Pros and Cons (Ken Nakashima, SAS Canada, Toronto)
3:00pm – 3:30pm: Panel Discussion: “SAS Visual Analytics – One Stop Analytical Shop” (Moderator: Frank Scott, SAS Canada, Ottawa)
3:30pm: Door Prizes & Closing
If you would like to influence the future direction for our meeting, consider joining our volunteer Executive Committee. The Executive Committee meets 8 times per year to plan and execute all aspects of the meetings and other activities.
To find out more please visit our website at www.sasopus.ca
If you would like to be notified of upcoming OPUS Meetings, please subscribe to the OPUS Distribution List.
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