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2007 UK Stata Users Group meeting

Program announcement

The London meeting is the longest-running series of Stata user meetings. The meeting is open to all interested. In past years participants were from Britain, Ireland, other European countries, the United States, and Australia. StataCorp will be represented.

Dates: Monday, September 10, and Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Venue: Cass Business School
106 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TZ, UK
(just off Finsbury Square in the City of London)
Cost: £75.00 for both days;
£50 for one day
(There are reduced rates for paper presenters; see below)

Program

Monday, September 10, 2007

08:45–09:25 Registration and coffee/tea
09:25–09:30
Introduction and welcome
Tim Collier
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Stephen Jenkins
ISER, University of Essex
09:30–10:00
Roger Newson
National Heart and Lungs Institute, Imperial College
10:00–10:20
Adrian Mander
MRC Human Nutrition Research
10:20–10:40
Tom Palmer
Department of Health Sciences, Leicester University
10:40–11:00
Neil Shephard
University of Sheffield
11:00–11:30 Coffee/Tea
11:30–11:50
Maarten Buis
Department of Social Research Methodology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
11:50–12:10
Alfonso Miranda
Department of Economics, Keele University
12:10–12:30
Ian White
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge
12:30–12:50
Tommaso Nannicini
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
12:50–14:00 Lunch
14:00–14:20
Shuk-Li Man and Hannah Evans
Center for Sexual Health and HIV Research, University College London
14:20–14:40
Carlo Fiorio
Department of Economic Scieces, Universita degli Studi di Milano
Stephen P. Jenkins
Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex
14:40–15:00
Ben Jann
ETH Zürich
15:00–15:45
Bill Rising
StataCorp
15:45–16:15 Coffee/Tea
16:15–17:15
Austin Nichols
Urban Institute
17:15 End of formal sessions. Optional adjournment to pub, followed by dinner at restaurant (at participant’s own cost)

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

09:30–10:00
Nick Cox
Department of Geography, Durham University
10:00–11:00
Philippe Van Kerm
CEPS/INSTEAD, G.-D. Luxembourg
11:00–11:30 Coffee/Tea
11:30–13:00
Vince Wiggins
StataCorp
13:00–14:00 Lunch
14:00–15:00
Kit Baum
Boston College
15:00–15:30 Tea/Coffee
15:30–16:00
Patrick Royston
MRC Clinical Trials Unit, London
16:00–17:15
Report to users and “Wishes and grumbles”
Bill Gould
StataCorp
17:15 End of meeting

Accommodations and registration

Timberlake Consultants generously sponsors registration fee waivers for presentations (one fee waiver per presentation, regardless of number of authors involved). They will also pay a small fee to a presenter of a longer review or tutorial paper.

To register, visit http://www.timberlake.co.uk/stata/Request_forms/stataug_form.html.

By British standards, London is usually relatively dry and warm in September.

Accommodation information will be announced later.

London Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge
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For records of most of the Stata User Group meetings so far, both in London and elsewhere, visit http://www.stata.com/meeting/proceedings.html.

Organizers

Scientific organizers:

Stephen Jenkins
stephenj@essex.ac.uk
Tim Collier
tim.collier@lshtm.ac.uk

Logistics organizer:

Timberlake Consultants, distributors of Stata in the United Kingdom, Brazil, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, and Spain.

Visit the Timberlake website at http://www.timberlake.co.uk/stata/index.html.

On behalf of all participants, the scientific organizers express their thanks to Timberlake Consultants for their support in organizing the meeting, and for their generous sponsorship.

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