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BMO In-House SAS User Group (BISUG)

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
9:30 am CST/10:30 am EST

BMO Chicago
Room 20C in BMO Harris Chicago Office, 111 W. Monroe


 Welcome & Introduction (2 min)
User Group Planning Committee, BMO
 BMO Technical Presentation #1 (50 min):
Overview & Results of the SAS Viya Proof of Concept
Mahmoud Mamlouk, Director, BMO and Cindy Zhong, Systems Engineer, SAS
This presentation will showcase the results of several months of work by various teams within BMO as they created and proved out their analytic use cases using the next generation SAS software called Viya.  
 BMO Technical Presentation #2 (8 min):
My experience at SAS Global Forum
Various BMO Presenters
SAS Global Forum is the annual global SAS users conference where over 5000 attendees learn and explore SAS technology.  This year, several BMO SAS users attended, and this presentation will share their highlights & useful learnings, as well as technical resources they discovered while attending SGF 2019.
 **Break** 5 mins
 SAS Technical Presentation (50 min):
Express yourself with Python & R (50 min)
Charu Shankar, Senior Technical Training Consultant, SAS
With the entry of several new open source languages, users feel the need to learn them and understand the differences and commonalities between them. This presentation will review how to express your data needs by writing a python panda and basic R code.  Also covered will be how these languages stack up with SAS code and how you can write native python code and submit it in your SAS session.
 SAS Learning Resources (2 min)
Closing Remarks & Prize Draw
Sophie Palantzas, SAS Customer Success Team

BMO Chicago
Room 20C in BMO Harris Chicago Office, 111 W. Monroe


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