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OPUS Autumn 2017 Meeting

Thursday November 23, 2017
University of Ottawa, Huguette-Labelle Room in Tabaret Hall, 550 Cumberland St Directions

12:45 PM – 1:00


Come network with your SAS Ottawa peers.

1:00 – 1:15

Welcome and Introduction

Joel Orr, Statistics Canada, SAS OPUS President

1:15 – 1:30

Presentation: SAS Canada News

Matt Malczewski, SAS Institute (Canada) Inc. - Toronto

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1:30 – 2:00

Presentation: Timing is Everything

David Dean, Statistics Canada

More and more, companies are told to do more with less. Scheduling is one tool that can be used to accomplish this task. By scheduling your SAS jobs, using the SAS Platform Scheduler, to execute in off-peak hours, you can make use of computing resour

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2:00 – 2:20

Presentation: Metacoda Helping to keep your SAS platform secure

Michelle Homes, Metacoda - Australia

Metacoda is a a SAS Silver Partner, specialising in the design of products that help organizations to easily understand, explore and report on their SAS metadata. Michelle will tell the Metacoda story and share use cases where SAS customers benefit f

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2:20 – 2:40

Break and networking

2:40 – 3:30

Presentation: Sync successfully plus SAS metadata security validation and monitoring

Paul Homes, Metacoda - Australia

How do you do SAS 9 platform identity synchronization? What issues have you encountered? Learn how the Metacoda Identity Sync Plug-in can help you sync successfully within minutes. Discover how Metacoda helps SAS admins keep their SAS platform secure

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Closing Remarks and Door Prize(s)