Calgary SAS User Group (CSUG)

The semi-annual CSUG meetings offer presentations, discussions and networking opportunities which can help Calgary-area SAS users get the most out of their SAS software.

The fall 2017 meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 25th 2017. A detailed agenda and a registration link will be made available shortly. In the meantime, please feel free to register here and view the Presentation Archive below for useful talks from previous meeting.


8:30 - 9:00: Registration & Light Breakfast  

9:00 - 9:05: Words of Welcome(Malcom MacRae, CSUG President)

9:05 - 9:30: Update from SAS(Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada)

9:30 - 10:00: Employee Predictive Risk of Loss (Kevin Rush, ATB)

10:00 - 10:20: Integrating Large Datasets from Mulitiple Sources (Lea Tovar & Jin Chen, AESO)

10:20 - 10:40: Networking Break

10:40 - 11:15: Creating Powerful Visualizations (Yogi Schulz, Corvelle Consulting)

11:15 - 11:50: SAS & Open Source (Matt Joyce, SAS Canada) 

11:50 - 12:00: Prize Draw & Closing Remarks

Get involved

CSUG and SAS Canada are looking to build an enthusiastic and dedicated Executive team for the Calgary Users Group. Please see our Executive team Roles and Responsibilities to learn more about these opportunities. If you are interested in finding out more or would like to present at a future meeting, please contact Matt Malczewski.

If you would like to be notified of upcoming CSUG Meetings, please subscribe to the Calgary SAS User Group Distribution List.

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Hash-Object Programming in SAS: Malcolm MacRae, AESO and Sean McCarthy, ENMAX (May 2017)

Two Guys on Enterprise Guide: Matt Malczewski and Sylvain Tremblay, SAS Canada (May 2017)

SAS Is Open (For Business): Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (May 2017)

SAS and Open Source: Mark Morreale, SAS Canada (October 2016)

Time-Series Forescating Using SAS: Matt Joyce, SAS Canada (October 2016)

IML as a Value-at-Risk Backtesting Tool: Sebastien Casault, ENMAX (October 2016)

SAS Academic Program: Mark Morreale, SAS Canada (October 2016)

Can You Read This Into SAS For Me? Using INFILE and INPUT to Load Data Into SAS: Peter Eberhardt, Fernwood Consulting (April 2016)

Performing Basic Financial Analysis in SAS: Malcolm MacRae, Alberta Electric System Operator (April 2016)

(Power)Pointing Your Way to (Excel)lence: A Word on SAS and Microsoft Office: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (April 2016)

Survey Analysis Using SAS: Ana Yankovsky, Alberta Health Services (April 2016)

I Object: SAS Does Objects with DS2: Peter Eberhardt, Fernwood Consulting (April 2016)

News from SAS: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (April 2016)

Pivot Tables:An Enterprise Guide Approach: Judy Orr Lawrence, SAS Canada (October 2015)

News from SAS: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (October 2015)

Analytics Self-Service for the Business Analyst: Gerhard Roets, SAS Canada (October 2015)

SAS Pass Through for Connecting to DB2: Rory Pittman, ATB Financial (October 2015)

Looking at Distribution Analysis: Sebastien Casault, ENMAX (October 2015)

SAS Enterprise Miner - Working With the Outside World: Sylvain Tremblay, SAS Canada (April 2015)

Re-coding/Re-labeling Variables In SasData Step Vs Proc Format: Alianu Kingsly, Alberta Health Services (April 2015)

Exploring SAS Proc Ttest: Ana Yankovsky, Alberta Health Services (April 2015)

News From SAS: Matthew Joyce, SAS Canada (April 2015)

Working with Characters Data: Andrew Kuligowski, Swati Agarwal (October 2014)

Proc SQL: Becky Leung, Alberta Health Services (October 2014)

An Application of SAS to Value Agricultural Price Risk Using Over the Counter Options: Peter Papez, AFSC (October 2014)

Update from SAS: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (October 2014)

Entry Level SAS - Working with Excel: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (October 2014)

Retail Customer Segmentation Using SAS: Jenny Chen, LoyaltyOne (April 2014)

10 for 10 Spotlight: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (April 2014)

EG 4.3 Programming Gains of Pointing and Clicking: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (April 2014)

Conditional Processing in Enterprise Guide: Judy Orr Lawrence, SAS Canada (April 2014)

Effective Modeling in a Changing Environment: Eugene Yankovsky, SAS Canada (April 2014)

Perl Regular Expressions and CDISC: Peter Eberhardt, Fernwood Consulting Group Inc. (May 2013)

Visual Analytics - Learning to Love the Drag and Drop: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (May 2013)

Multi-Dimensional Analytics and Visualization: Leon Fedenczuk, Gambit Consulting Ltd. (November 2013)

Optimization of Resources with SAS: Eugene Yankovsky, SAS Canada (November 2013)

The SAS Hash Object: Peter Eberhardt, Fernwood Consulting Group Inc. (2013)

Writing SAS Code for the Perfect Pivot Table: Peter Eberhardt & Louanna Kong (2013)

New From SAS: Mark Morreale, SAS Canada (2013)

My SAS Global Forum Experience: Chenchen Sun, Alberta Health (2013)

SAS and Teradata Partnership: Ed Swain, Teradata (2013)

My Favourite SAS Tricks: Marje Fecht, Prowerk Consulting (May 2012)

Getting the Most Out of Social Media as a SAS User: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (October 2012)

Tips and Tricks: (October 2012)

Electricity Forecasing: Kyle Carmichael, ATCO Power (2012)

DataFlux Data Quality to Master Data Management: (October 2011)

Using SAS to Parse External Data: Andrew Kuligowski (October 2011)

SAS 9.3 Support Options and More: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (October 2011)

Data Visualization Tips and Tricks: Geoff Oliphant, ENMAX Energy (May 2011)

DataFlux Data Management Approach: (May 2011)

SVG From SAS: (2011)

The SAS Add-in for MS: Peter Eberhardt, Fernwood Consulting Group Inc. (March 2009)

Proc FCMP: Peter Eberhardt, Fernwood Consulting Group Inc. (March 2009)

Automated Emails with Attachments: Bjorn Leiren, Enbridge (March 2009)

Report Bursting with SAS Macros: Bjorn Leiren, Enbridge (November 2009)

Time Series Forecasting Methods: Nathaniel Derby, Stratis Pro Data Analytics (November 2009)

SAS EG It's for Programmer's Too: Marje Fecht, Prowek Consulting Inc.

What's New in Foundation SAS for 9.4: Judy Orr Lawrence, SAS Canada

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