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st: UK Stata User Group meeting, 12-13 September 2013: first announcement and call for presentations

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Date   Fri, 1 Feb 2013 12:51:07 -0000

First Announcement and Call for Presentations

19th UK Stata User Group meeting
Dates: Thursday 12 September and Friday 13 September 2013
Venue: Cass Business School, 106 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TZ, UK 
(just off Finsbury Square in the City of London)

You are warmly invited to attend the 19th Stata User Group meeting!

Offers of presentations are also being sought.

Please email the scientific organisers if you are interested in presenting, sending an abstract and indicating whether you wish to give:

(i) a 20 min talk (followed by 10 min discussion),
(ii) a 10 min talk (5 min discussion), or
(iii) a longer review or tutorial (about an hour).

The deadline for submission of abstracts is 31 May 2013. The final programme will be announced before the end of July 2013.

Please see below for further information about the User Meeting, including registration fees and reduced rates for paper presenters and students.

Scientific organisers:

Stephen Jenkins <>, and Roger Newson <>

Logistics organised by Timberlake Consultants, distributors of Stata in the UK, Brazil, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, and Spain.  (Visit the Timberlake website at

The London meeting is the longest-running series of Stata users meetings. The meeting is open to all interested. In past years participants were from Britain, Ireland, other European countries, USA, and Australia. StataCorp will be represented.

Presentation topics might include:

- discussion of user-written Stata programs,
- case studies of research or teaching using Stata,
- discussions of data management problems,
- reviews of analytical issues,
- surveys or critiques of Stata facilities in specific fields, etc.

The meeting will include the usual "wishes and grumbles" session at which you may air your thoughts to Stata developers, and (at additional cost) the option of an informal meal at a London restaurant on the Thursday evening.

Timberlake Consultants generously sponsors registration fee waivers for presentations (one fee waiver per presentation, regardless of number of authors involved).  Timberlake will also pay a small fee to a presenter of a longer review or tutorial paper. Presenters need to register.

Registration fees: 
Non-students - attendance to both days £96.00 including VAT 
Non-students - attendance to one day only £66.00 including VAT 
Students - attendance to both days £66.00 including VAT 
Students - attendance to one day only £48.00 including VAT 
Dinner (optional) - £36.00 including VAT

The scientific organisers look forward to hearing from you with presentation offers or to discuss the suitability of a potential contribution. The submission deadline is 31 May 2013. Confirmation of the programme, and details of how to register, will be circulated before the end of July 2013.

Please send abstracts in plain text format, preferably without including mathematical notation. Please give a title, name and affiliation of the presenter, and abstract text of no more than approximately 300 words.

Potential visitors to London might like to know that, by British standards, September is usually relatively dry and warm.

Please contact us before 31 May 2013, and preferably sooner!

Stephen Jenkins			Roger Newson <>

This Call is also available at

For proceedings of previous Stata Users Group meetings so far, both in London and elsewhere, visit

Stephen Jenkins (and Roger Newson)

Stephen P. Jenkins <> 
Professor of Economic and Social Policy 
Department of Social Policy 
London School of Economics and Political Science 
Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
Tel: +44(0)20 7955 6527
The Great Recesssion and the Distribution of Household Incomes, OUP  2013,
Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain, OUP 2011,
Survival Analysis Using Stata:
Downloadable papers and software:

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