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The fourth Portuguese Stata Users Group meeting takes place on Friday, September 15, 2017, at the University of Porto.

In past years, participants have travelled from around the world to attend this meeting, which is open to everyone. Representatives from StataCorp will also be in attendance. Everyone who is interested in using Stata is welcome.

Call for presentations

Does your research rely on Stata? Do you have insights that would enlighten colleagues in your field? Prepare your abstract for the 2017 Portuguese Stata Users Group meeting.

Presentation guidelines

Contributions are welcome on any aspect of the use of Stata. The objective of this international conference is to discuss the use of Stata across different fields and backgrounds.

Presentation topics include but are not limited to

  • discussion of user-written Stata commands;
  • case studies of research or teaching using Stata;
  • discussions of data management problems;
  • reviews of analytical issues;
  • and surveys or critiques of Stata facilities in specific fields.

For examples of past presentations, view the proceedings page.

Submitting your presentation

Please email an abstract to Timberlake Consultants if you are interested in presenting. The abstract should be in plain text format, preferably without including mathematical notation. References, if any, should be within the abstract text. Please give the title, name, and affiliation of the presenter, and limit the abstract text to no more than approximately 300 words. Also indicate whether you wish to give

  • a 20-min. talk (followed by a 10-min. discussion);
  • a 10-min. talk (followed by a 5-min. discussion); or
  • a longer review or tutorial (about an hour).

The deadline for submissions is May 30, 2017.

The final program will be circulated before the end of July 2017.


Participants are asked to travel at their own expense. Lunches, refreshments, and all meeting materials are included within the registration fees.

Meeting fees (VAT excl.) Price
Attendees €15
Students from Porto University Free

There will be an informal meal (at an additional cost) at a Porto restaurant on Thursday evening, September 14.

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


Scientific committee

Anabela Carneiro
University of Porto

Paulo Guimarães
University of Porto and Bank of Portugal

Miguel Portela
University of Minho

João Cerejeira
University of Minho

Logistics organizer

The logistics organizer for the 2017 Portuguese Stata Users Group meeting is Timberlake Consultants,
the distributor of Stata in Portugal.

View the proceedings of previous Stata Users Group meetings.





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