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The Oceania Stata Users Group Meeting takes place on Friday, September 29, 2017, at the Australian National University. There will also be optional workshops on September 28.

The meeting will provide Stata users from across Oceania and the world the opportunity to exchange ideas, experiences, and information on new applications of the software. Everyone who is interested in using Stata is welcome.

Call for presentations

Presentation guidelines

All Stata users are encouraged to submit abstracts for possible presentations. In particular, topics that work well in one field of study that can be applied to other fields of study. However, the presentations can address any Stata-related topic. Submissions are subject to approval by the scientific committee.

Presentation topics include but are not limited to:

  • demonstration of features that are not commonly known or applied;
  • innovative use;
  • new user-written commands;
  • demonstration of the role of Mata;
  • demonstration of the new features of Stata;
  • and application in practical research.

For examples of past presentations, view the proceedings page.

Program coming soon

The deadline for submissions was July 15, 2017.

Check back often for updates or sign up for an email alert.


Participants are asked to travel at their own expense. The meeting fee covers costs for refreshments and lunch.

Academics/Professionals Price
SUGM (Stata User Group Meeting) AUD $100
Workshop AUD $300
SUGM + either workshop AUD $600
Students Price
SUGM (Stata User Group Meeting) AUD $50
Workshop AUD $100
SUGM + either workshop AUD $150

The September 28 workshop details are coming soon. There will also be an optional three-course conference dinner on Thursday, September 28, with beer, wine, and soft drinks (AUD $110).

Visit the official meeting page to register or for more information.


Scientific committee

Con Menictas
University of Newcastle

Demetris Christodoulou
The University of Sydney

Jinjing Li
University of Canberra

Jo Dipnall
Deakin University

Joanna Sikora
Australian National University

Paul Hakendorf
Flinders University

Philip Morrison
Victoria University of Wellington

Steve Quinn
Swinburne University of Technology

Logistics organizer

The logistics organizer for the 2017 Oceania Stata Users Group meeting is Survey Design and Analysis Services, the distributor of Stata in Australia and New Zealand.

For more information on the 2017 Oceania Stata Users Group meeting, visit the official meeting page.

View the proceedings of previous Stata Users Group meetings.





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