Past Meetup

London SAS Meetup 02AUG2018

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79 people went

Every 1st Thursday of the month

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WeWork, 1 Fore Street, London EC2Y 5EJ, London · London

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WeWork, 1 Fore Street, London EC2Y 9DT, London · London

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Details

The 14th SUGUKI meetup is fortunate to have a very special guest - Tony Barr!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_James_Barr

Venue - WeWork Moorgate

• 18:00 - Arrive

• 18:30 - SQL as a prequel: my journey learning SAS (Stephanie Lewis)

• 18:50 - Sasensei Quiz Break

• 19:00 - From Sir Ronald Fisher to SAS79 (Tony Barr)

The historical roots of statistics and computing that lead to the development of the SAS language start at the Rothamsted Experimental Station with Sir Ronald Fisher. This model of agricultural statistics spread to America and eventually to North Carolina State University. It was at NCSU that Tony Barr started working in statistical programming. The inspiration, people, and milestones in the development of the SAS language are presented.

• 19:40 - Wrap up and drinks

Entrance is free but all attendees must respond with full name for security and capacity reasons.