BMO In-House SAS User Group (BISUG)

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
9:30 am CST/10:30 am EST

BMO Toronto @ BMT (Bay & Bloor)
17th Floor Mount Everest Room


 Welcome & Introduction (5 min)
User Group Planning Committee, BMO
 BMO IT Update (5-7 min):
The BMO IT team will provide an update as it relates to the BMO SAS environment.
 BMO Technical Presentation #2 (5-7 min): Using SAS within BMO Finance
Han Liu, Senior Analyst, Canadian P&C Finance, Balance Sheet & Capital Management
Han will give an overview of how SAS is used by the BMO Finance team and will share some technical tips & techniques.
 BMO Technical Presentation #1 (5-7 min):
Karim Rahim, BMO Financial Group
Senior Model Risk Specialist, Model Validation group
Karim will work through an example of using fitting LASSO model using proc hpgenselect.
 BMO SAS User Community Tips & Techniques (5 min)
BMO SAS users will share their best SAS tips & techniques with the BMO SAS community.
 SAS Technical Presentation: “SAS Present and Future” from the BMO SAS User Perspective (60 min
Cindy Zhong & Marzi Rasooli, Data Scientists, SAS Canada

Cindy and Marzi will present a case study in both SAS 9.4 and SAS’s next generation platform (SAS Viya) from the BMO SAS user perspective.  Through the technical exercise, they will compare & contrast how a SAS user would typically achieve their analytical work in both platforms.
 SAS Learning Resources & SAS Global Forum Announcements (5 min)
Sophie Palantzas, SAS Customer Success Team
 Closing Remarks, Evaluations & Networking

BMO Toronto

BMT (Bay & Bloor)
17th floor Mount Everest Room

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