Ottawa SAS User Groups

Tuesday, May 7 | University of Ottawa
OASUS: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm  
OPUS: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost: Complimentary

SAS Users Groups provide an excellent opportunity to meet other SAS users, share knowledge and experience, and learn more about SAS solutions from colleagues, peers and SAS professionals. Whether you're a seasoned SAS software user with experiences to share or a newcomer who'd like to interact with other users, a users group is an excellent way to help you get the most value from your SAS technology. Users groups offer a unique opportunity to:

  • Learn what's worked from other users and SAS professionals dealing with similar challenges.
  • Get an immediate return on your time investment. Learn techniques and skills you can apply as soon as you return to work.
  • Expand your network and tap into local SAS resources.

We look forward to seeing you on May 7th!

Ottawa Area SAS Society (OASUS)

8:30 am - 9:00 amRegistration and Morning Refreshments
9:00 am - 9:10 amWelcome and Introduction
Greg Ludwinksi, Statistics Canada
9:10 am - 9:20 amSAS News
Alexandra Jovicic, SAS Canada, Toronto
A quick look at new developments in the world of SAS including SAS Global Forum, internal programs and more
9:20 am - 9:45 am  SAS Tips and Tricks
Sylvain Tremblay, SAS Canada
Working with ODS, SGMAP, reading multiple text files, and more.  
9:45 am - 10:15 am  Parallel Processing Tequniques
Greg Ludwinski, Statistics Canada
Explaining how to use MP Connect to complete a large number of similar tasks.
10:15 am - 10:30 amNetworking Break and Job Exchange Table
10:30 am - 11:05 am  Bits & Bytes - A Mix for High Volume of Data
Karine Désilets and Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada
Discussing methods, best practices, and giving recommendations when dealing with high volumes of Data.
11:05 am - 11:30 amQuick Tips
Various OASUS Executives
A series of quick tips presented by your OASUS executive committee.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm  
Closing Remarks and Door Prize(s)
12:00 pm
Independent Lunch

SAS Ottawa Platform Users Society (SAS OPUS)

12:45 pm - 1:00 pmRegistration and Refreshments
1:00 pm - 1:05 pmWelcome and Introductoin
Greg Ludwinski, Statistics Canada
1:05 pm - 1:15 pmSAS News
Alexandra Jovicic, SAS Canada, Toronto
A quick look at new developments in the world of SAS including SAS Global Forum, internal programs and more.
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm  Enterprise Guide vs SAS Studio
Sylvain Tremblay, SAS Canada
Comparison of Enterprise Guide and SAS Studio in terms of features and functionality.
1:45 pm - 2:15 pmApplication Forecasting Tool
Dominic Demers, Public Service Commission of Canada
Showcasing the application forecasting tool which uses SAS procedures such as GENMOD to produce estimates of the number of condidates a job poster will receive.
2:15 pm - 2:30 pmNetworking Break and Job Exchange Table
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmUsing Machine Learning in SAS Viya
Sabrina Mancini, SAS Canada
Ways in which SAS Viya leverages machine learning including building and evaluating models.
3:15 pm - 3:30 pmSAS and Data for Good
Luc Ladouceur, SAS Canada
Learn how SAS is contributing to the Data for Good initiative.
3:30 pm  Closing Remarks and Door Prize(s)

University of Ottawa

Huguette-LabelleRoom in Tabaret Hall
550 Cumberland St., Ottawa


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