12:45pm: Registration 

1:00pm: Words of Welcome & Introductions (Joel Orr, Statistics Canada)

1:15pm: SAS Canada News (Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada)

1:30pm: What’s in “Your” Inbox? – Prepping Outlook Data for Analysis in SAS (Andrew Clapson, MD Financial Management)

There is a wealth of potentially valuable analytical information stored in corporate email servers, and the closest insights to home can be found in your own personal inbox. Using SAS, we will extract, process, and format a series of datasets built from Outlook calendar and inbox data, and then carry out some basic
analysis on the resulting data

1:50pm: SAS Solution Du Jour – Text Miner Overview (David Comeau, SAS Canada)

Exploring the Text Miner features of the SAS Enterprise Miner product

2:10pm: Break & Networking  

2:30pm: SAS Text Miner for Academic Research: Using Analytics to Understand the Field of Analytics (Hugh Cairns, SAS Canada)

This session showcases SAS Text Miner can be used by researchers to mine the unstructured article abstracts using Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA) to profile the field and categorize abstracts into clusters that represent the intellectual communities researching analytics

3:00pm: Text Mining in JMP 13.1 (Nick Shelton, JMP Canada)

Exploring the Text Analytics features of JMP Pro v13.1

3:30pm: Door Prizes & Closing 

"SAS user groups embody the spirit of sharing and collaboration needed to discover and develop best practices. It is these intrinsic values that make each user group a success."

Eric Lacombe, MONSUG President

Contact matt.malczewski@sas.com

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