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2013 Spanish Stata Users Group meeting

Date: October 10, 2013
Venue: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Madrid
28903 Getafe
Spain
Cost: 60€ regular; 30€ student
Fee includes coffee breaks, lunch, and course materials.
Submission deadline: June 21, 2013

Puerta de Europa in Madrid, Spain

Announcement and call for presentations

The 2013 Spanish Users Group meeting will be held at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in Madrid, Spain, on October 10. This meeting will provide Stata users the opportunity to exchange ideas, experiences, and information on new applications of Stata. Anyone interested in using Stata is welcome. Two guest speakers from StataCorp will be in attendance: David Drukker, Director of Econometrics, and Isabel Cañette, Senior Statistician.

The meeting will include the usual “Wishes and grumbles” session, during which you may air your thoughts to Stata developers. You also have the choice to attend an informal dinner (at additional cost) in Madrid.

The conference will be conducted mostly in English. Papers will be accepted in both Spanish and English, with English being the preferred language.

Submission guidelines

Presentations are welcome on any Stata-related topic, including the following:

  • user-written Stata programs
  • case studies of research or teaching using Stata
  • discussions of data management problems
  • surveys or critiques of Stata facilities in specific fields

Please email the scientific organizers before June 21 if you are interested in presenting a paper. Email the abstract (maximum 200 words), along with your name, affiliation, and telephone number. Also indicate in your email whether you wish to give

  • a 20-minute presentation (followed by a 10-minute discussion) or
  • a 10-minute presentation (followed by a 5-minute discussion)

The scientific committee will make a preliminary selection based on submitted abstracts by June 28. The scientific organizers look forward to hearing from you with your presentation offers.

Registration

To register, please send an email to Timberlake Consulting S.L. at info@timberlakeconsulting.com; they will email you the registration form that you will need to fill out and return before September 20.

You will need to travel at your own expense. The meeting fee covers coffee breaks, lunch, and course materials. There will also be an optional dinner at a restaurant (to be announced) at an additional cost of approximately 40€. Timberlake Consulting S.L. generously waives the registration fee for presenters (only one fee waiver per presentation, regardless of the number of authors involved).

Organizers

Scientific organizers

Modesto Escobar
Universidad de Salamanca
modesto@usal.es

Ricardo Mora
Universidad Carlos III
ricmora@eco.uc3m.es

Victor Abraira
Hospital Ramón y Cajal
Victor.abraira@hrc.es

Logistics organizer

Timberlake Consulting S.L.

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