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The Nordic and Baltic Stata Users Group meeting will be held on 12 September 2018 at the Oslo Cancer Cluster Innovation Park.

This meeting will provide Stata users the opportunity to exchange ideas, experiences, and information on new applications of Stata. Representatives from StataCorp—Jeff Pitblado, Executive Director of Statistical Software, and Chuck Huber, Senior Statistician—will attend, and there will be the usual "Wishes and grumbles" session, at which you may air your thoughts to Stata developers. Everyone who is interested in Stata is welcome.

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 2018 Nordic and Baltic Stata Users Group meeting.

Presentation guidelines

No level of sophistication is assumed for presenters or attendees. The scientific committee looks forward to hearing your presentation ideas or discussing with you the suitability of a potential contribution. Presentation topics include but are not limited to

  • using Stata for modeling and analysis;
  • new community-contributed commands;
  • using Stata for data management;
  • using Stata for graphics;
  • methods and resources for teaching statistics with Stata;
  • surveys or critiques of Stata facilities in specific fields; and
  • comparisons of Stata with other software.

For examples of past presentations, view the proceedings page.

Submitting your presentation

If you would like to contact the scientific committee or submit a paper to be presented at the meeting, email the scientific committee at StataMeetingOslo2018@kreftregisteret.no. Include your name, affiliation, address, and phone number. Also indicate whether you wish to give

  • a 20-min. talk (followed by a 10-min. discussion);
  • a 10-min. talk (followed by a 5-min. discussion); or
  • some other presentation.

The deadline for submissions is 15 June 2018 (preferably much earlier).


To register for the meeting, please email your name, affiliation, and contact details to Metrika Consulting.


The meeting will be held at the Oslo Cancer Cluster Innovation Park in Oslo, Norway.

Oslo University Hospital
Auditorium FOBY, Building K
Radiumhospitalet, Forskningsbygget
Ullernchausseen 70
0379 Oslo
GPS: 59.9307,10.662


The meeting is free, but registration is required. There will be a small optional fee to cover the cost of lunch. Due to the few lunch alternatives at the conference venue, ordering the optional lunch is recommended.

Visit the official meeting page to register or to see more information.


Scientific committee

Yngvar Nilssen
The Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population-based Cancer Research

Arne Risa Hole
University of Sheffield

Morten Wang Fagerland
Oslo Centre for Biostatistics and Epidemiology (OCBE)

Øyvind Wiborg
Universitetet i Oslo

Peter Hedström
Linköping University

Logistics organizer

The 2018 Nordic and Baltic Stata Users Group meeting is jointly organized by The Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population-based Cancer Research and Metrika Consulting, the distributor of Stata in the Nordic countries and Baltic states—Norway, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

For more information on the 2018 Stata Users Group meeting, visit the official meeting page.

View the proceedings of previous Stata Users Group meetings.





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