OASUS - Ottawa Area SAS Users Society

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

The next OASUS meeting will take place on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Huguette Labelle Room, Tabaret Hall, University of Ottawa 550 Cumberland St.  A detailed agenda follows below and you may register here.

8:30am: Registration & Morning Refreshments 

9:00am: Welcome & Introduction (Greg Ludwinski, Statistics Canada)9:05am: SAS OPUS (Joel Orr, Statistics Canada)

9:10am: SAS News (Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada)

9:20am: Generating Realistic Synthetic Test Data Using SAS Random Functions (Tom Kari, Tom Kari Consulting)

9:40am: Q&A Session (Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada)

10:05am: Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table

10:20am: Demonstrating the Power of PRX Functions (Sander Post, Statistics Canada)

10:40am: An Overview of DOSUBL and Where It Is Useful (Jayson Shurgold, Health Canada)

11:00am: 5 Tips for Mastering Relational Databases Using SAS/ACCESS (Andrew Clapson, MD Financial Management)

11:15am: Proc du Jour - An Overview of Proc FREQ Using SODA (SAS OnDemand for Academics) (Daniel Stripinis, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)

11:30am: Closing Remarks and Door Prize(s)

12:00pm: Independent Lunch

1:00pm: SAS OPUS - SAS Ottawa Platform Users Society Meeting

Past presentations are now available on the OASUS website.

For more information about OASUS, please visit the OASUS website or contact John Ladds.

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