Friday, June 26, 2009
IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor)
Schaumburg-Lippe-Str. 7 / 9
We are very delighted that Nicholas J. Cox and Austin Nichols have accepted our invitation to attend the meeting as international guest speakers. Nick Cox is Editor of the Stata Journal, author of a regular column “Speaking Stata”, and is well known to Stata users as a programmer of many Stata programs. Austin Nichols is an economist at the Urban Institute in Washington, DC who has made important contributions to the problem of causal inference with observational data. The presentations of the international keynote speakers will be:
We still seek presentations on topics that include
The conference language will be English because of the international nature of the meeting and the participation of non-German guest speakers. (See http://www.stata.com/meeting/proceedings.html for the proceedings of other user group meetings.)
If you are interested in presenting a paper, please submit an abstract (max 200 words) online. The deadline for submissions is March 30, 2009. Please keep your presentation to 20 minutes or shorter.
A preliminary program, cost, and venue will be circulated in April 2009. The final program will be circulated in May 2009.
Please travel at your own expense. The conference fee includes coffee, teas, and luncheons. There will also be an optional informal meal at a restaurant in Bonn on Friday evening at additional cost.
You can enroll by contacting Anke Mrosek (firstname.lastname@example.org) by email or by writing, phoning, or faxing
Dittrich & Partner Consulting GmbH
Kieler Str. 17
Tel: +49 (0) 212 260 66 24
Fax:+49 (0) 212 260 66 66
Aerial view of the Rhine Valley near Bonn
The logistics are being organized by Dittrich and Partner (http://www.dpc.de), the distributor of Stata in several countries including Germany, The Netherlands, Austria, Czech Republic, and Hungary.