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When July 31–August 1, 2014
Where Omni Parker House
60 School Street
Boston, Massachusetts
Who Stata 13 developers
You and Stata users from around the world

Come join us in historic Boston, home to Fenway Park and the Harvard Museum of Natural History, for two days of networking and Stata exploration. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with colleagues and fellow researchers as well as Stata developers.


Thursday, July 31

8:00–8:50 Registration and continental breakfast
8:50–9:00 Welcome

Session 1

Do-it-yourself multiple imputation: Mode-effect correction in a public opinion survey
Stas Kolenikov
ctgov: A suite of Stata commands for reporting trial results to ClinicalTrials.gov
Phil Schumm
Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago
Using Stata for educational accountability and compliance reporting
Billy Buchanan
Mississippi Department of Education
10:30–11:00 Break

Session 2

Profile analysis
Phil Ender
UCLA Statistical Consulting Group
Computer simulation of patient flow through an operating suite
David Clark
Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine
Stata hybrids: Updates and ideas
James Fiedler
Universities Space Research Association
Mata routines for solution of nonlinear systems using interval methods
Matthew Baker
Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
12:30–1:30 Lunch

Session 3

Making interactive online visualizations with stata2leaflet and stata2d3
Robert Grant
St George’s Medical School, University of London
Classification using random forests in Stata and R
Linden McBride
Cornell University
A midas retouch regarding diagnostic meta-analysis
Ben Dwamena
University of Michigan
3:00–3:30 Break

Session 4

Nonstandard deviation: Making the global local
Marcello Pagano
Harvard School of Public Health
Transformation survival models
Yulia Marchenko
StataCorp LP

Friday, August 1


Session 5

Generalized quantile regression in Stata
David Powell
Small multiples, or the science and art of combining graphs
Nicholas J. Cox
Durham University
Measuring mobility
Austin Nichols
Urban Institute
10:30–11:00 Break

Session 6

bipolate: A Stata command for bivariate interpolation with particular application to 3D graphing
Joseph Canner
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Estimating average treatment effects from observational data using teffects
David Drukker
StataCorp LP
12:30–1:30 Lunch

Session 7

Optimal interval design for phase I oncology clinical trials
Bryan Fellman
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Distributed computations in Stata
Sergiy Radyakin
Development Economics Research Group, The World Bank
Binned scatterplots: Introducing binscatter and exploring its applications
Michael Stepner
2:50–3:20 Break
Floating-point numbers: A visit through the looking glass
William Gould
StataCorp LP
4:20–5:00 Wishes and grumbles

Come early, stay late

Whether you stay for the JSM or just to relax, be sure to enjoy what Boston has to offer. Take a cruise in Boston Harbor, walk the Freedom Trail, visit Fenway Park, and have a bowl of “chowdah”. Boston is a great city with plenty to do and see.



Join us for contemporary Italian cuisine at Grotto, located on the back side of Beacon Hill. The dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 31. Seating is limited, so register now.


Reserve your room now.

Omni Parker House
60 School Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02108
(617) 227-8600
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