The group is meeting at the SAS Canada offices (280 King St. East, Suite 500).
8:30 – 9:00: Registration & Light Breakfast
9:00 – 9:05: Welcoming Remarks (Chris Battiston, HUG President)
9:05 – 9:20: What’s New at SAS (Alexandra Jovicic, SAS Canada)
9:20 – 10:20: AI, ML & Computer Vision: A Primer on Deep Learning for Images (Lorne Rothman, Data Sciences Specialist, SAS Canada)
10:20 – 10:45: Networking Break
10:45 – 11:15: Interrupted Time Series Analysis for Single Series and Comparative
Designs: Using Administrative Data for Healthcare Impact Assessment (Joe Caswell, Lead Analyst, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) North)
11:15 – 11:45: Propensity Score Methods: Using administrative data in place of randomized controlled trials (Ruth Croxford, Research Methodologist, ICES)
11:45 – 12:00: Prize Draw & Closing Remarks
"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