OASUS Autumn 2016 Meeting
Thursday November 17, 2016
Canada Council for the Arts, 150 Elgin Street, 2nd floor
|8:30 AM – 9:00||
Registration and Breakfast
Come network with your SAS Ottawa peers, and enjoy a free Continental Breakfast hosted by SAS Ottawa.
|9:00 – 9:05||
Welcome & Introduction
Greg Ludwinski, Statistics Canada SAS Project Leader, SAS OASUS President
|9:05 – 9:10||
SAS OPUS (SAS Ottawa Platform Users Society)
Joel Orr, Statistics Canada, SAS OPUS President
|9:10 – 9:35||
Presentation: SAS and Open Source
Sean Robson, SAS Institute (Canada) Inc. - Toronto
|9:35 – 10:00||
Presentation: Q&A Session
Yves DeGuire, Statistics Canada
Answers to your questions from the previous meeting will be presented.
|10:00 – 10:15||
Break, Networking & Job Exchange Table
|10:15 – 10:35||
Presentation: How to Create Data-Driven Lists
Kate Burnett-Isaacs, Statistics Canada
The concepts of creating data-driven lists for observations, variables, and data sets.
|10:35 – 10:55||
Presentation: Proc Sort: COOPRRST
Jayson Shurgold, Health Canada
A brief overview of programmable sorting algorithms in relation to SAS.
|10:55 – 11:10||
Presentation: May the Force Be with Your Clients
Lihsin Hwang, Statistics Canada
A simple trick to create Excel pivot tables without crunching data inside-out.
|11:10 – 11:30||
Presentation: Integration of Hiring and Staffing Data
Dominic Demers, Public Service Commission of Canada
A case study where hiring and staffing data is processed and dashboards are created using SAS.
|11:30 – 12:00||
Closing Remarks and Door Prize(s)
|12:00 – 1:00||
Lunch (on your own)
SAS OPUS – SAS Ottawa Platform Users Society meeting.