Victoria SAS Users Group (SUAVe)

The semi-annual SUAVe meetings offer presentations, discussions and networking opportunities which can help Victoria-area SAS users get the most out of their SAS software. Meetings are always free to attend.

The next SUAVe meeting will take place in the Spring of 2019. There is no cost to attend SAS user group meetings. The agenda and registration link will be posted here once it becomes available.

Get involved

Join the Team!

The Executive team is looking to looking to build an enthusiastic and dedicated Executive team for the Victoria Users Group. Please see the Executive team Roles and Responsibilities to learn more about these opportunities.

If you are interested in finding out more or how you can help out, please contact Peter Ott.

Designed to support SAS users with a unique Canadian perspective, this environment features SAS staff, supporters and thought leaders from across the country discussing SAS topics and offering SAS content.

It's free and easy to sign up: join us today!

Do you have a profile on LinkedIn?

Search the ‘groups’ function to locate Canadian SAS user groups, including the SUAVe Users Group.

Join for professional networking, SAS related discussions and event notifications, and to become more involved with your local SAS user community.

 

Presentations

What's New at SAS: Matt Mallczewski, SAS Canada (November, 2018)

Inside the Data Step: Mathieu Gaouette, Prospective MG Inc. (November 2018)

Intck and Intnc Functions: Robert Ellsworth, Ellsworth Steward Consulting (November 2018)

UVIC's Enhanced Planning Tools: Kristen Ficke, University of Victoria (November, 2018)

SAS ODS to Create Excel Worksheets: Chevell Parker, SAS US (November 2018)

Update from SAS: Alexandra Jovicic, SAS Canada (May 2018)

SAS Global Forum 2018 Debrief: Peter K. Ott, BC Ministry of FLNRORD (May 2018)

Principles of Automation: Rober Ellsworth, Ellsworth Stewart Consulting Inc. (May 2018)

Introducing Statistical Graphics (SG): Mary Harding, SAS Canada (May 2018)

Calling a Dynamic Link Library (DLL) from SAS: Gord Nigh, BC Ministry of FLNRORD (May 2018)

A Proc Nlin Solver: Peter Ott, BC Ministry of FLNRORD (May 2018)

Solutions to our Open Problem: Local Users (May 2018)

PROC SQL-An Advanced Tutorial: Paul Kent, VP Big Data, SAS  (November 2017)

Update from SAS: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (November 2017)

A Simultaneous Model for Tree Height & Height Growth: Gord Nigh, BC Ministry of FLNRORD (November 2017)

Down by the 'Bayes' Where the Watermelons Grow: Peter Ott, BC Ministry of FLNRORD (November 2017)

Solutions to Open Problem (November 2017)

SAS and Open Source: Sean Robson, SAS Canada (November 2016)  

To Macro or Not to Macro (Part 1): Steve Gibbs, Vona Research (November 2016)

To Macro or Not to Macro (Part 2): Mike Atkinson, Acko Consulting (November 2016)

Time Series Forecasting: Matt Joyce, SAS Canada (November 2016)  

SAS Studio Demo: Sean Robson, SAS Canada (November 2016)  

What's New at SAS: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (May 2016)

Regular Expressions: Mike Atkinson, Acko Systems Consulting Inc. (May 2016) 

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

Predicitive Modeling for Health Care with SAS/STAT: Lorne Rothman, SAS Canada (May 2016)

Arrays - Data Step Efficiency: Harry Droogendyk, Stratia Consulting (May 2016)   

Interpolation {x,y} Data with Style: Peter Ott, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands & NRO (Nov 2015)

Yes, We Can...Save SAS Formats: John Ladds, Statistics Canada (Nov 2015)

Make SAS EG Your Own: John Ladds, Statistics Canada (Nov 2015)

Update From SAS: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (Nov 2015)

Open Problem with Solutions (Nov 2015)

Update From SAS: Matt Joyce, SAS Canada (May 2015)

Open Problem with Solutions: May 26, 2016

Tips for Advanced SAS Programming: Macros and Hash: Darryl Prebble, Prebble Consulting (May 2015)

Automating Your Metadata Reporting: Prebble (Prebble Consulting), Dhillon (Bell Canada), (May 2015)

SAS & Excel Importing Workbooks: Peter Ott, BC Ministry of FLNRO (May 2015)

Getting to Know CALL EXECUTE: Mike Atkinson, Acko Systems Consulting Inc. (May 2015)

Highlights from SAS Global Forum: Connor, Ficke and Clausen, University of Victoria (May 2015)

Linear Regression with proc REG: Gord Nigh, Ministry of Forests, Mines and Lands (May 2015)

Update From SAS: Matt Joyce, SAS Canada (2014)

Proc SQL, the Data Step Killer: Mike Atkinson, Acko Systems Consulting Inc. (2014)

Using SAS PROC IML to Solve a Set of Simultaneous Equations: Vincent J. Connor, University of Victoria (2014)

Defensive Programming Using SAS Macros: Chris Clausen, University of Victoria (2014)

Report Automation via SAS: Edward Chang, Ministry of Health (2013)

Getting the Right Dates: Marije Fecht, Prowerk Consulting (2013)

My Favourite SAS Tricks: Marije Fecht, Prowerk Consulting (2013)

Visual Analytics -Drag and Drop: Matt Malczewski, SAS Canada (2013)

Strength in Numbers: Mike Atkinson (2013)

SAS Online Training: Statland (2013)

Text File Comparison: Steve Gibbs (2013)

Missing Value Imputation: Sylvain Tremblay, SAS Canada (2013)

SAS EG -Populations: Charu Shankar, SAS Canada (November 2012)

SQL Challenges -SAS & Oracle: Joel Choy (November 2012)

Best Practices & Macros Made Easy: Laki Kourakis, SAS Canada (2012)

SAS (speed) Dates: Mike Atkinson, Acko Systems Consulting Inc. (November 2012)

Tips and Tricks: Mike Atkinson, Acko Systems Consulting Inc. (May 2012)

Nonparametric Regression: Peter Ott (2012)

SGF Highlights: Siverston (2012)

Nonlinear Mixed Effect Models: Gord Nigh, Ministry of Forests and Range (2011)

I'm a Coder not a Tweaker: James Waite, Sr. Training Specialist (2011)

Proc SQL Overview: Jasmin Fredette ICON Clinical Research (2011)

Shifting Paradigms with SAS: Jim Metcalf, Testing Director Advanced Analytics (November 2011)

SAS to/from Excel: Mike Atkinson, Acko Systems Consulting Inc. (2011)

SAS 9.3 Support Options & More: Wally Thiessen, SAS Canada (November 2011)

Test Hypotheses for Non-Statisticians: Arthur Carpenter, California Occidental Consultants (2010)

Survival Analysis with PHREG: Christopher Ake, CA Healthcare System (2010)

Proc Logistics -ROC: Colleen McGahan, Cancer Agency (Fall 2010)

Are Your SAS Programs Running You?: Marije Fecht, Prowerk Consulting, Larry Stewart SAS Canada (Fall 2010)

SAS and Social Media: Matt Malczweski, SAS Canada (Fall 2010)

SAS/Graph: hatched from EG: Mike Atkinson, Acko Systems Consulting Inc. (2010)

PROC SQL Why and How: Nathaniel Derby, Stakana Analytics (November 2010)

PROC TRANSREG: Gord Nigh, Ministry of Forests and Range (2009)

Demystifying the SAS Macro Facility: Marije Fecht, Prowerk Consulting (2009)

Best Practices the Hard Way: Marije Fecht, Prowerk Consulting (2009)

Customizing SAS/GRAGH Charts: Mike Atkinson, Acko Systems Consulting Inc. (2009)

New with Stats in SAS 9.2: Sylvain Tremblay, SAS Canada (October 2009)

Macros for Beginners: Gitte Churlish, Churlish Consulting

Proc Compare: Mike Atkinson, Acko Systems Consulting Inc.

Open Problem 2010

Open Problem Solutions 2010

Open Problem 2012

Open Problem Solutions 2012

Open Problem 2013

Open Problem Solutions 2013

Back to Top