|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|