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2011 UK Stata Users Group meeting

Dates: September 15–16, 2011
Venue: Cass Business School
106 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TZ, UK
Cost:
  Professionals Students
Both days £80.00 Ex. VAT £55.00 Ex. VAT
Single day £55.00 Ex. VAT £40.00 Ex. VAT
Dinner (optional): Chiswell Street Dining Room £30.00 Ex. VAT
(Paper presenters enjoy reduced rates; see the registration information below.)

Announcement

This year, the meeting will be held at Cass Business School, London, on September 15–16. The London meeting is the longest-running series of Stata Users Group meetings. The meeting is open to everyone who is interested; in past years, participants were from Britain, Ireland, other European countries, the United States, and Australia. StataCorp will be represented.

The meeting will include the usual “Wishes and grumbles” session, during which you may air your thoughts to Stata developers. You are invited to attend an optional informal meal (at additional cost) at a London restaurant on Thursday evening, September 15, 2011.

Program

Thursday, September 15

8:45–9:25 Registration and coffee/tea
9:25–9:30
Introduction and welcome
Stephen Jenkins
London School of Economics
Roger B. Newson
National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London
9:30–10:00
Roger B. Newson
National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London
10:00–10:25
Robert Grant
Kingston University and St. George’s University of London
10:25–10:45
Ian White
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge
10:45–11:00
Adrian Mander
MRC Biostatistics Unit Hub for Trials Methodology, Cambridge
11:00–11:30 Coffee/tea
11:30–11:55
Arne Risa Hole
University of Sheffield
11:55–12:20
Tom Palmer
MRC CAiTE Centre, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol
12:20–12:40
Michael J. Crowther
Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester
12:40–1:00
Michael Wallace
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
1:00–2:00 Lunch
2:00–2:20
David Boniface
Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London
2:20–2:40
Alfonso Miranda
Institute of Education, University of London
2:40–3:00
Jin Hyuk Lee
Texas A&M Health Science Center
3:00–3:20
Irene Petersen
University College London
3:20–4:00 Coffee/tea
4:00–4:30
Gordon Hughes
School of Economics, University of Edinburgh
4:30–5:30
Vince Wiggins
StataCorp LP
5:30 End of formal sessions. Optional adjournment to pub, followed by dinner at restaurant (at participant’s own cost)

Friday, September 16

9:00–10:00
Yulia Marchenko
StataCorp LP
10:00–10:20
Joachim De Weerdt
Economic Development Initiatives, Tanzania
10:20–10:40
J. Charles Huber, Jr.
Texas A&M University
10:40–11:00
Adam Jacobs
Dianthus Medical Limited
11:00–11:30 Coffee/tea
11:30–11:55
Philippe Van Kerm
CEPS/INSTEAD, Luxembourg
11:55–12:20
George Leckie
Centre for Multilevel Modelling, University of Bristol
12:20–12:45
Ben Jann
University of Bern
12:45–1:00
Tim Collier
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
1:00–2:00 Lunch
2:00–2:30
Nicholas J. Cox
Durham University
2:30–3:30
Markus Eberhardt
University of Oxford
3:30–4:00 Coffee/tea
4:00–5:15
Report to users, Wishes and grumbles
Vince Wiggins
StataCorp
5:15 Close

Registration

Timberlake Consultants generously sponsors registration fee waivers for presenters (only one fee waiver per presentation, regardless of the number of authors involved). They will also pay a small fee to a presenter of a longer review or tutorial paper. Click here to register.

Pre-dinner drinks and the Users Group meeting dinner will begin at 6:00 PM on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at:

Chiswell Street Dining Room
56 Chiswell Street
London
EC1Y 4SA
www.chiswellstreetdining.com

Please reserve your place at the optional dinner when you register.

The London Eye on the Thames
The London Eye (aka Millenium Wheel) on the Thames

Timberlake can also assist delegates with sourcing accommodations and with other general inquiries regarding traveling or staying in London.

The conference fee covers costs for coffee, tea, and luncheons. By British standards, London is usually relatively dry and warm in September.

For proceedings of previous Stata Users Group meetings, visit www.stata.com/meeting/proceedings

Organizers

Scientific organizers

Stephen Jenkins
London School of Economics
s.jenkins@lse.ac.uk
Roger Newson
National Heart and Lung Institute
Imperial College London
r.newson@imperial.ac.uk

Logistics organizer

Timberlake Consultants, distributors of Stata in the United Kingdom, Brazil, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, and Spain.

Visit the Timberlake website.

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