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eSUG - Edmonton SAS User Group

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.

Our next meeting will be held Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 from 8:30am until 4:00pm. A detailed agenda follows and you may register here.

Lister Conference Centre (Wild Rose Room), University of Alberta
87 Avenue & 116 Street


8:30 - 9:00: Registration & Networking

9:00 – 9:20: 10 for 10: Looking Back at 10 Years of eSUG (Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada)

9:20 -9:40: New Features of SAS 9.4 (Judy Orr Lawrence, SAS Canada)

9:40 -10:10: Surviving Survival Analysis – An Applied Introduction (NESUG Paper Reprise) (Nirosha Gunasekara, Alberta Health)

10:10 - 10:30: Networking Break

10:30 – 11:00: Conditional Processing in Enterprise Guide (Judy Orr Lawrence, SAS Canada)

11: 00 – 11:20: Proc Format (Becky Leung, University of Alberta)

11:20 -11:40: Using SAS to Coordinate Complex Reports (Fareeza Khurshed, Alberta Health)

11:40 – 12:00: Prize Draw & Closing Remarks

12:00 – 1:15: Independent Lunch

1:15 – 1:30: Registration for Afternoon Session

1:30 – 2:00: Enterprise Guide: Programming Gains from Pointing and Clicking (Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada)

2:00 – 2:30: Executive Committee Technical Presentation (Various Presenters)

2:30 – 3:00: Concurrent Breakout Sessions: Coders Corner & Enterprise Guide Corner

3:00-3:20: Networking Break

3:20 – 3:50: Concurrent Breakout Sessions: Coders Corner & Enterprise Guide Corner

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

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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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