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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

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.

Program coming soon

The deadline for submissions was May 30, 2017.

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

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


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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