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The Spanish Stata Users Group Meeting takes place on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at Instituto de Salud Carlos III.

This meeting will provide Stata users the opportunity to exchange ideas, experiences, and information on new applications of Stata. Also, you can give feedback directly to StataCorp during the favorite 'Wishes and Grumbles' session. Representatives from StataCorp—Isabel Cañette, Principal Mathematician and Statistician, and Enrique Pinzón, Senior Econometrician—will be in attendance.

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 Spanish Stata Users Group meeting.

Presentation guidelines

The scientific organizers look forward to hearing from you with your presentation offers. Although the meeting will be conducted mostly in Spanish, presentations will be accepted in both Spanish and English. Presentation topics include but are not limited to

  • discussions of user-written commands;
  • case studies of research or teaching using Stata;
  • discussions of data management problems;
  • reviews of analytic 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 the scientific committee if you are interested in giving a presentation. Submit an abstract text of no more than approximately 200 words, along with the name, affiliation and telephone number of the presenter. Also indicate whether you wish to give

  • a 10-min. talk (followed by a 5-min. discussion);
  • a 20-min. talk (followed by a 10-min. discussion).

The deadline for submissions is July 14, 2017.

The scientific committee will make a preliminary selection based on submitted abstracts by July 31. If your presentation is selected, a final version should be sent in PowerPoint or PDF to the scientific committee before October 3.


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

Meeting fees Price
Professionals €65
Students €30
Dinner (optional) approximately €35

The dinner is an informal meal at a Madrid restaurant on Thursday evening.

To register, please send an email to Timberlake Consulting S.L. You will receive a registration form that you will need to fill out and return. The deadline for registration is September 21, 2017.


Scientific committee

Ricardo Mora
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Modesto Escobar
Universidad de Salamanca

Alexander Zlotnik
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Logistics organizer

The logistics organizer for the 2017 Spanish Stata Users Group meeting is Timberlake Consulting S.L.,
the distributor of Stata in Spain.

View the proceedings of previous Stata Users Group meetings.





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