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Chicago 2019
11–12 July

11–12 July 2019

at the

Gleacher Center

University of Chicago
Booth School of Business
450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr
Chicago, IL 60611

Meet with us in the Windy City!

Network. Learn. Grow.
The Stata Conference is a unique opportunity to hear from Stata experts in the top of their field, as well as Stata’s own researchers and developers. Open to users of all disciplines, the Stata Conference has something for everyone. Join us for this chance to learn from and network with Stata users from all over the world.

Call for presentations

Does your research rely on Stata? Do you have insights that would enlighten colleagues in your field? Prepare your abstract for the 2019 Stata Conference.

Presentation guidelines

All users are encouraged to submit abstracts, from which a subset will be chosen for either a short (15 minutes) or a long (25 minutes) presentation (both to be followed by 5 minutes for questions). Any topic related to Stata or relevant to Stata users is appropriate, including the following:

  • New community-contributed commands for model estimation, graphing, data management, results reporting, or other purposes
  • New approaches for using Stata to manage or analyze data, for programming Stata or Mata, or for using Stata together with other software or frameworks
  • Innovative use or evaluations of existing Stata commands
  • New analytic methods of particular relevance to Stata users
  • Case studies of using Stata for specific applications or in specific disciplines or settings
  • Methods and resources for teaching statistics with Stata or for teaching the use of Stata
  • Comparisons of Stata with other software

For examples of past presentations, view the proceedings page.

Submitting your presentation

If you would like to discuss an idea for a presentation or have questions about the program format, please contact a member of the scientific committee. Presentations longer than 25 minutes will be considered at the discretion of the committee.

Please submit an abstract of no more than 200 words (ASCII text, no math symbols) using the web submission form. All abstracts must be received by 18 March 2019. Please include a short, informative title, and indicate whether you wish to be considered for a short (15-minute) or long (25-minute) presentation or poster session. In addition, if your presentation has multiple authors, please identify the presenter, for whom the conference registration fee will be waived.

Presenters will be asked to provide the organizers with electronic materials (a copy of the presentation and any programs or datasets, where applicable) so that the materials can be posted on the StataCorp website and in the Stata Users Group RePEc archive.

Poster presentations
This year's program will also include a poster session. Poster proposal submissions are welcome from all Stata users, including students and new professionals. Proposals made via the abstract submission link below will be considered for the poster session when noted.

Scientific committee

Phil Schumm (Chair)
Department of Public Health Sciences
The University of Chicago

Richard Williams
Department of Sociology
University of Notre Dame

Scott Long
Department of Sociology
Indiana University

Matias Cattaneo
Department of Economics
University of Michigan

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