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SAS Halifax Regional User Group Meeting

  • 29 Apr 2011
  • 7:45 AM - 11:15 AM
  • The Halifax Club

SAS Halifax Regional User Group Meeting

 

The spring meeting of the SAS Halifax Regional User Group (SHRUG) will take place:

 

Date:   Friday April 29, 2011 (7:45 am - 11:30 am)

Location:  The Halifax Club, 1682 Hollis St, Halifax  http://www.halifaxclub.ns.ca/

 

A buffet breakfast will be provided from 7:45 - 8:15 am.

Hope to see you there.

Jo-Anne Douglas

SHRUG Executive
http://www.shrugonline.ca/

 

Agenda

Breakfast Buffet 7:45 am to 8:15 am

 

Welcome & Introductions 8:15 am to 8:20 am

 

Determining Nursing Inflow-Outflow in NS  8:20 am to 8:35 am

Hussain Jamshidi, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

 

Survival Analysis using SAS  8:35 am to 8:50 am

Kara Thompson, Research Office, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University

 

Using SAS Classification And Regression Tree (CART) analysis  8:50 am to 9:30 am

Sylvain Tremblay, SAS Canada

 

Data holdings at Atlantic Research Data Centre (ARDC)  9:30 am to 9:45 am

Heather Hobson, Atlantic Research Data Centre, Dalhousie University

 

Techie Tip  9:45 am to 9:50 am

BAD WORD: Finding & Eliminating Rogue Hex Characters in Text Fields.

Martha Cox, Cancer Outcomes Research Group, CDHA/CCNS

 

Networking and Break 9:50 am to 10:15 am

 

An Intro to Debugging  10:15 am to 10:35 am

Martha Cox, Cancer Outcomes Research Group, CDHA/CCNS

 

SAS Update 10:35 am to 10:45 am

Matt Malczewski, Communities Manager, SAS Canada

 

Reporting using EG : Newbie overcomes love of punch cards 10:45 am to 11:00 am

John Fahey, Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia

 

NESUG in Portland ME 11:00 am to 11:05 am

John Fahey, Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia

 

Wrap-up and Prizes  11:05 am to 11:15 am

 

Jo-Anne Douglas

Research & Statistical Officer

Health Information Office

Business Intelligence, Analytics & Privacy

Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

 

A: 5161 George St. Suite 500, PO Box 488, Halifax NS B3J 2R8

T: 902 424 2550 | F: 902 424 0506 | E:  Jo-Anne.Douglas@gov.ns.ca

 

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