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MWSUG 2014 Interactive Schedule Grid

Welcome to the MWSUG 2014 Interactive Schedule Grid. Use the following links to jump directly to a specific half-day block or just scroll down to browse the entire schedule. Click on an individual paper title to view the names of the authors and a brief summary.

You can also view a complete list of papers and abstracts.

Note: Schedule subject to change. Last updated 30-Sep-2014.

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Section 8:00 AM 8:20 AM 8:30 AM 9:00 AM 9:20 AM 9:30 AM 9:40 AM 10:00 AM 10:20 AM 10:30 AM 10:40 AM 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
Advanced Analytics Comparing regression, propensity matching and coarsened exact matching in healthcare observational studies using SAS: An example from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Should more of your PROC REGs be QUANTREGs and ROBUSTREGs? Using the Delta Method with Proc Mixed to generate means and confidence intervals from a Linear Mixed Model on the original scale, when the analysis is done on the log scale Creating Code writing algorithms for producing n-lagged variables
BI / Customer Intelligence SAS(R) In-Database Analytics for Teradata: Stop the Data Movement Parallel Data Preparation with the DS2 Programming Language SAS(R)In-Memory Analytics: Beyond Foundation SAS Conquering Big Data Analytics with SAS, Teradata and Hadoop SAS® Commands PIPE and CALL EXECUTE; Dynamically Advancing from Strangers to Your Newest BFF (Best Friends Forever)
Beyond the Basics I Object: SAS® Does Objects with DS2 Will You Smell Smoke When Your Data Are on Fire? The SAS Smoke Detector: Installing an Automated Quality Control Dashboard for Transactional Data DATA Step Merging Techniques: From Basic to Innovative Using Arrays to Quickly Perform Fuzzy Merges Look-ups: Case Studies in Efficiency List Processing Macro Call-Macro 'V' for & Variable Information Functions to the Rescue
Data Visualization and Graphics Categorical AND Continuous - The Best of Both Worlds SAS® Graphs with multiple Y axes - with some useful tips and tricks Labelling without the Hassle: How to Produce Labeled Stacked Bar Charts Using SGPLOT and GTL Without Annotate Extreme SAS® reporting II: Data Compendium and 5 Star Ratings Revisited
Hands-On Workshops SAS® Enterprise Guide® 5.1 and 6.1: A Powerful Environment for Programmers, Too!
Hands-On Workshops Dealing with Non-Traditional Data Formats - An Update on Writing a Data Parser Using SAS®
JMP An effective JSL architecture to develop, test, and maintain applications in JMP software Taming the Unruly Control Chart: Control Charting Unstable Processes Design of Experiments for Digital Marketing Using JMP®
Rapid Fire SAS AND RELATIONAL DATABASES: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU CODE File Management and Backup Considerations When Using SAS® Enterprise Guide (EG) Software Using Cardinality Ratio for Fast Data Review WHERE, Oh, WHERE Art Thou? A Cautionary Tale for Using WHERE Statements and WHERE= Options Captain's LOG: Taking Command of SAS® Logarithm Functions Color Me Impressed: Creating Colorful PROC REPORT Output Burst Reporting With the Help of PROC SQL Can you decipher the code? If you change the code, maybe you can break it.
SAS 101 SAS® Debugging 101 Top Ten SAS® Performance Tuning Techniques SAS® PASSTHRU to Microsoft SQL Server using ODBC SAS 101 For Newbies--Not to Little, Not Too Much--Just Right
SAS Presents Putting on the Ritz: New Ways to Style Your ODS Graphics to the Max PDF vs HTML: Can't We All Just Get Along? Some Techniques for Integrating SAS® Output with Microsoft Excel Using Base SAS®

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Section 1:00 PM 1:20 PM 1:30 PM 1:40 PM 2:00 PM 2:20 PM 2:30 PM 3:00 PM 3:30 PM 4:00 PM
Advanced Analytics Creating an Easy to Use, Dynamic, Flexible Summary Table Macro with P-Values in SAS for Research Studies Kaplan-Meier Survival Plotting Macro %NEWSURV Selection and Transformation of Continuous Predictors for Logistic Regression Tell Me What You Want: Conjoint Analysis Made Simple Using SAS Understanding Change through Different Methodological Lens
BI / Customer Intelligence The Joinless Join; Expand the Power of SAS® Enterprise Guide® in a New Way %LET me help you improve your reporting with the help of SAS macros Investigating the Irregular: Using Perl Regular Expressions Secret Sauce for reporting health care data using SAS and SQL Server Business Intelligence Reporting The Facts: The ODSmemo macro suite for making RTF memos within SAS®
Beyond the Basics File Finder: Conditionally Processing Files From a Directory Using SAS® All Your Scripts Are Belong To Us: Extending SAS with Server-Side Scripts Five Ways to Flip-Flop Your Data DS2: The New and Improved DATA Step in SAS®
Data Visualization and Graphics Where in the World are SAS/Graph® Maps? An Exploration of the Old and New SAS® Mapping Capacities Visualization of Self-Reported Alcohol Use Data: A Timeline Followback Dashboard using Heatmaps, Time Series Plots, and HTML Hover-Text How to Create a UNIX Space Management Report Using SAS® Interactive HTML Reporting Using D3 Pin the SAS Tail on the Excel Donkey: Automatically Sizing & Positioning SAS Graphics for Excel
Hands-On Workshops Creating and Using Prompts in Enterprise Guide Point-and-Click Programming Using SAS® Enterprise Guide®
Hands-On Workshops SAS®, Excel®, and JMP® Connectivity Programming With CLASS: Keeping Your Options Open
JMP Avoiding Long Work Weeks by Maximizing Your Productivity in JMP JMP® and SAS®: One Completes The Other
Rapid Fire Learning SAS's Perl Regular Expression Matching the Easy Way: By Doing A Simplified Approach to Add Shading to your Graph using GTL USING SAS HASH OBJECTS TO CUT DOWN PROCESSING TIME The Use of Proc FCMP to Manage Your Functions
SAS 101 Working with Character Data Quick Hits - My Favorite SAS® Tricks How Do I & ? Some Beginners FAQs A Hands On Tutorial For Automating a Tedious Process
SAS Presents Helpful Hints for Transitioning to SAS 9.4 Data Manipulation and Reports using SAS Enterprise Guide (aka: SAS Enterprise Guide for Everyone)

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Section 8:00 AM 8:30 AM 9:00 AM 9:30 AM 10:00 AM 10:30 AM 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
Advanced Analytics Common Method Variance Techniques A SAS® Macro Using Parallel Genetic Algorithm to Automate Variable Selection
BI / Customer Intelligence Use of Social Media Data to Predict Retail Sales Performance Understanding Double Ampersand [&&] SAS® Macro Variables Efficiencies using SAS and Netezza Preparing Interaction Variables for Logistic Regression
Beyond the Basics Five Little Known, But Highly Valuable and Widely Usable, PROC SQL Programming Techniques From Wide to Tall: A Proc SQL Approach to Transposing Some useful SQL Procedures in SAS® - Applications in complex scenarios So You Want to Be SAS Certified Documentation Driven Programming: How orienting your projects around their data leads to quicker development and better results
Hands-On Workshops ODS Graphics Understanding How the DATA Step Works
Hands-On Workshops A Hands-on Introduction to SAS® Dictionary Tables The Armchair Quarterback: Writing SAS® Code for the Perfect Pivot (Table, That Is)
JMP JMP® Visual Statistics Design of Experiments (DOE) Using JMP® JMP®, and JMP® Training: a panel discussion
Pharmaceutical Applications Reducing the Bias: Practical Application of Propensity Score Matching in Healthcare Program Evaluation Examining the Factor Structure of the Revised Illness Perception Questionnaires (IPQ-R) among Underserved Type II Diabetic Patients A Comprehensive Automated Data Management System for Clinical Trials Case Study: Generating Clinical Trial Summary Plots from an ORACLE database using the SAS® Macro Language
SAS 101 PROC SQL for DATA Step Die-hards Before You Get Started: A Macro Language Preview in Three Parts FORMATs Top Ten Navigating the Data Universe Aboard the Starship Enterprise Guide SAS®: Data Manipulation Tools
SAS Presents Sailing Over the ACROSS Hurdle in PROC REPORT Introduction to the MCMC Procedure in SAS/STAT Software Up Your Game with Graph Template Language Layouts

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Section 1:00 PM 1:30 PM 2:00 PM 2:30 PM 3:00 PM 3:30 PM
BI / Customer Intelligence Analyzing Collection Effectiveness using Incremental Response Modeling Managing the Organization of SAS® Format and Macro Code Libraries in Multiple Complex Environments An Object Oriented Framework for Simulations in base SAS®
Beyond the Basics Introduction to SAS Hash Objects Get Control of Your Input: Refer to Multiple Data Files Efficiently If You Can Predict It, You Can Prevent It: Deploying Quality Assurance Event Handling, Exception Handling, and Error Handling Methods in Base SAS
Hands-On Workshops Basic SAS® PROCedures for Quick Results
Pharmaceutical Applications Jack of all Listings, A New Approach for Review of Clinical Data Programming in a Distributed Data Network Environment: A Perspective from the Mini-Sentinel Pilot Project How To Use Latent Analyses of Survey Data in a Logistic Regression Model
SAS 101 Ignorance is Not Bliss: Pearls of Wisdom for the Novice SAS Programmer SAS ODS + PROC Report = Fantastic Output Report Customization Using PROC REPORT Procedure An Introduction to the Mighty DATASETS Procedure
SAS Presents Text Analytics in High Performance SAS® and SAS® Enterprise Miner®
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