Winnipeg SAS User Group
The semi-annual Winnipeg SAS User Group meetings offer presentations, discussions and networking opportunities which can help Winnipeg-area SAS users get the most out of their SAS software.
The next Winnipeg user group meeting will take place on Friday, September 30th, 2016 at the Delta Winnipeg (Kildonan Room) located at 350 St.Mary Avenue.
A detailed agenda appears below, and you may register here.
8:30 – 9:00: Registration and Light Breakfast
9:00 – 9:05: Words of Welcome (Craig Kasper, Winnipeg SAS User Group President)
9:05 – 9:30: SAS and Open Source (Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada)
9:30 – 9:50: Inside the Data Step (Mathieu Gaouette, Videotron)
9:50 – 10:20: Hash Objects with SAS (Craig Kasper, Manitoba Health)
10:20 – 10:45: Networking Break
10:45 – 11:15: SAS Macros (Mathieu Gaouette, Videotron)
11:15 – 11:45: SAS Office Analytics (Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada)
11:45 – 1:15: Independent Lunch
1:15 – 1:30: Afternoon Registration & Light Refreshment
1:30 – 1:35: Words of Welcome (Craig Kasper, Manitoba Health)
1:35 – 2:35: Healthcare Panel Discussion: 'Challenges and Opportunites for Healthcare Analytics in Manitoba'
2:35 - 3:05: Estimating Unknown Transition Points Using SAS (Depeng Jiang, University of Manitoba)
3:05 – 3:30: Networking Break
3:30 - 4:10: Presentations TBD
4:10 - 4:30: Prize Draw & Closing Remarks
If you would like to be notified of upcoming User Meetings in Winnipeg, please subscribe to the Winnipeg SAS User Group Distribution List.
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Are you interested in joining a dynamic team of volunteers dedicated to helping promote and support SAS usage in Manitoba? With a minimal annual time commitment, you can help grow your stature in the Winnipeg SAS community by supporting the organizational elements of the local SAS user group.
If you are interested in learning more, please contact Matt Malczewski.
Using Data Steps as Macro Prototypes (SAS Data Set): Craig Kasper, Manitoba Health (September 2015)
Stored Processes in Enterprise Guide: Matt Joyce, SAS Canada Inc (September 2015)
Using ARIMA and SAS Timeseries to Build a Forecast Model: Juan Xing, Canadian Grain Commission (September 2015)
Update from SAS: Matt Joyce, SAS Canada Inc. (September 2015)
Going On a SAS 'Date': Charles Burchill, University of Manitoba (March 2015)
Managing and Monitoring Statistical Models (Slides): Nate Derby, Stakana Analytics (March 2015)
Managing and Monitoring Statistical Models (Paper): Nate Derby, Stakana Analytics (March 2015)
Data Visualization with SAS Graphic Template Language (Slides): Nate Derby, Stakana Analytics (March 2015)
Data Visualization with SAS Graphic Template Language (Paper): Nate Derby, Stakana Analytics (March 2015)
Update from SAS: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (March 2015)
Entry Level SAS Working with Excel: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (September 2014)
Predictive Modeling Using SAS: Lorne Rothman, SAS Canada (September 2014)
Update From SAS: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (September 2014)
Posed Problem Solutions: Various Authors (September 2014)
Client/Data Server Environment: Charles Burchill, University of Manitoba (March 2014)
Top 10 Coding Efficiencies: Charu Shankar, SAS Canada (March 2014)
Spotlight on Winnipeg's SAS UG: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (Spring 2014)
SAS/IML Language: Yao Nie, University of Manitoba (Spring 2014)
Row-less SET Statements: Craig Kasper, Manitoba Health (May 2013)
Logistics Regression: X Yao, L Lix, University of Manitoba (May 2013)
Integrated Data Warehousing: Gabriel Toichoa, Assiniboine Community College (October 2013)
A Closer Look at Proc Compare: Humaira Khair, CancerCare Manitoba (Fall 2013)
C to the Power of 3: Roushain Akhter, Manitoba Health (October 2013)
Arrays -Data Step Efficiency: Harry Droogendyk, Stratia Consulting Inc. (Spring 2012)
GLMSELECT -Model Selection: Sylvain Tremblay, SAS Canada (May 2012)
Analysis of Student Outcomes: Randy Roller, University of Manitoba (Spring 2012)
From Program to Program to Macro: Craig Kasper, Manitoba Health (Fall 2012)
Reading Sharepoint List Data: Harry Droogendyk, Stratia Consulting Inc. (Fall 2012)
Dynamic Data Exchange: Rachel McPherson, Government of Manitoba (October 2012)
Stored Processes With Dynamic Prompts: Harry Droogendyk, Stratia Consulting Inc. (April 2011)
Using Recursion: Nathaniel Derby, Stakana Analytics (April 2011)
Optimizing SAS -Tips and Techniques: Craig Kasper, Manitoba Health (October 2011)
SAS For Government: Tara Holland (October 2011)
Book Review: Charles Burchill, University of Manitoba (Fall 2010)
ODS Graphics Design: Sylvain Tremblay, SAS Canada (April 2010)
KML Macro -SAS and Google API: Mahmoud Azimaee, University of Manitoba (Fall 2010)
What's New in SAS 9.2: Sylvain Tremblay, SAS Canada (April 2009)
By Group Processing: Charles Burchill, University of Manitoba (Fall)
Proc Means and Proc Univariate: Marjorie Smith, Cereal Research Centre
Bonus Paper: Nathaniel Derby, Stakana Analytics
Using Proc GMAP: M Smith, S Woods, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Proc Helper -Proc Tabulate: Randy Roller