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st: Sixth North American Stata Users Group Meeting, August 13-14, Boston
Second call for presentations
The organizing committee of NASUG'2007, the sixth Stata Users Group
meeting to be held in Boston, Mass. invite your participation on the
program. The meetings will be held on August 13-14, 2007 (Monday and
Tuesday) at the Longwood Galleria Conference Center in Boston's
The first day of the program is devoted to user presentations. We
invite your offers to present a short (10-minute) or longer (20-25
minute) talk on a topic of interest, including but not limited to
* Using Stata for modeling and analysis
* User-written Stata programs
* Using Stata to import and manage data
* Using Stata for graphics
* Teaching Stata
* Teaching statistics with Stata
* Surveys or critiques of Stata facilities in specific fields
* Software comparisons
No level of sophistication is assumed for presenters or attendees.
Most of the contributed talks in past NASUG programs have been very
accessible to those with any level of prior experience with Stata,
and all have been illuminating. We hope you will consider joining the
meetings, as a presenter or an attendee.
The first day of the meeting will also feature the ever-popular
"Wishes and Grumbles" session and a Report to Users from StataCorp.
The second day of the program will contain four longer talks on
topics of interest. Two of those talks are now confirmed:
Causal inference with observational data: Regression Discontinuity
and related methods in Stata,
Austin Nichols, Urban Institute
From estimation output to document tables: a long way made short,
Ben Jann, Department of Sociology, University of Zurich
Two additional talks will be announced when speakers' participation
You may attend the meeting for one or both days, with a reduced rate
for two-day attendance and an attractive student rate. Presenters'
registration fees are waived. We will return to one of Boston's most
interesting restaurants -- the Elephant Walk -- for the conference
dinner on Monday night.
If you would like to submit a proposal for presentation, please visit
and fill out the web form. If you would like to register for the
meetings, or arrange accommodation, please visit
Boston's weather in August is warm and muggy, but still cooler than
that of College Station, TX. The Red Sox will be playing Tampa Bay on
Monday and Tuesday nights just a few blocks from the conference venue.
Please feel free to contact any member of the program committee
regarding a proposed talk:
Marcello Pagano, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nick Horton, email@example.com
Kit Baum, firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope to see you in Boston!
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