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

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Subject   st: [repost] UK Stata User Group meeting, 12-13 September 2013: first announcement and call for presentations
Date   Sat, 2 Feb 2013 12:39:51 -0000

I'm re-posting yesterday's announcement and Call because the message formatting got garbled -- for which apologies. (Why it wasn't totally plain text is something I'm trying to work out.)

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

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

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