WUSS 2022 is jam-packed with content on a variety of topics from fellow SAS users just like you! To give you a flavor for what you can expect, below is a sampling of some of the presentations WUSS 2022 has to offer. And there’s much more where these came from!
Our conference will begin with a bang with a special keynote address during the opening session. Prolific author and popular presenter, Ron Cody, will walk us through a history of SAS from the mainframe days in the early 70s until today.
Dr. Ron Cody is a retired professor from the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical who now works as a private consultant and national instructor for SAS. A SAS user since 1977, Ron’s extensive knowledge and innovative style have made him a popular presenter at local, regional, and national SAS conferences. He has authored or co-authored numerous books such as Learning SAS by Example, 2nd edition, Getting Started with SAS programming: Using SAS Studio in the Cloud, A Gentle Introduction to Statistics Using SAS Studio in the Cloud, SAS Functions by Example, 2nd edition, Cody’s Data Cleaning Techniques, 3rd edition, and many other books on SAS programming and statistics. During his career at Rutgers Medical School, he authored or co-authored over 100 articles in scientific journals.
Additional Featured Presentations
- Essential Programming Techniques Every SAS® User Should Learn – Kirk Lafler (Thursday, 8:30am – 9:20am)
- An Autoexec Companion, Allocating Location Names during Startup – Ron Fehd (Thursday, 5:00pm – 5:20pm)
Data Management & Administration
- Did the load work? – Lisa Eckler (Thursday, 10:30am – 11:20am)
- Using the Output Delivery System to Create and Customize Excel Workbooks – Josh Horstman (Friday, 10:00am – 10:50am)
- Generating Simple Statistics with Base SAS Procedures – Jane Eslinger, SAS (Thursday, 4:00pm – 4:50pm)
- Four Different Page Layouts on the Fly with Three Reports on a Page using the Output Delivery System – Derek Morgan (Thursday, 9:00am – 9:20am)
- Adventures in Independent Consulting: Perspectives from Two Veteran Consultants Living the Dream – Josh Horstman and Richann Watson (Thursday, 8:30am – 9:20am)
- A Statistical Programmer’s Growth Journey: It is More than Learning New Code – Janette Garner (Friday, 9:30am – 10:20am)
- Using Visual Studio Code for SAS Programming – Chris Hemedinger, SAS (Wednesday, 5:00pm – 5:50pm)
Analytics & Statistics
- Watching Our Gardens Grow using Social Network Analysis – Miriam McGaugh (Thursday, 2:00pm – 2:50pm)
Pharma & Healthcare
- Standardized, Customized or Both? Defining and Implementing (MedDRA) Queries in ADaM Data Sets – Richann Watson & Karl Miller (Wednesday, 2:30pm – 2:50pm)
- Commit early, commit often! A gentle introduction to the joy of Git and GitHub – Isaiah Lankham and Matthew Slaughter (Wednesday, 2:30pm – 3:50pm)