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2014 Spanish Stata Users Group meeting

Date: October 23, 2014
Venue: Facultad de Medicina
Universitat de Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
Cost: €60 regular; €30 student
Fee includes coffee breaks, lunch, and course materials.
Submission deadline: September 10, 2014
See guidelines for more details.

Park Güell in Barcelona, Spain

Announcement and call for presentations

The 2014 Spanish Users Group meeting will be held at the Facultad de Medicina, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, on October 23. This meeting will provide Stata users the opportunity to exchange ideas, experiences, and information on new applications of Stata. Anyone interested in using Stata is welcome. Two guest speakers from StataCorp will be in attendance: Enrique Pinzon, Senior Econometrician, and Isabel Cañette, Senior Statistician.

This year, the guest speaker will be Xavier Bosch-Capblanch from the Swiss Centre for International Health. Anyone at the meeting will be welcome to attend his talk.

The meeting will include the usual “Wishes and grumbles” session, during which you can air your thoughts to Stata developers. You also have the choice to attend an informal dinner (at additional cost) in Barcelona.

The conference will be conducted in English and Spanish. Papers will be accepted in both Spanish and English, with English being the preferred language.

Submission guidelines

Presentations are welcome on any Stata-related topic, including the following:

  • user-written Stata programs
  • case studies of research or teaching using Stata
  • discussions of data management problems
  • surveys or critiques of Stata facilities in specific fields

Please email the scientific organizers before September 10 if you are interested in presenting a paper. Email the abstract (maximum 200 words), along with your name, affiliation, and telephone number. Also indicate in your email whether you wish to give

  • a 20-minute presentation (followed by a 10-minute discussion); or
  • a 10-minute presentation (followed by a 5-minute discussion).

The scientific organizers look forward to hearing from you with your proposals.


To register, please send an email to Timberlake Consulting S.L. at info@timberlakeconsulting.com; Timberlake will email you the registration form that you need to fill out and return before September 30.

You must travel at your own expense. The meeting fee covers coffee breaks, lunch, and course materials. There will also be an optional dinner at a restaurant (to be announced) at an additional cost of approximately €40. Timberlake Consulting S.L. generously waives the registration fee for presenters (only one fee waiver per presentation, regardless of the number of authors involved).


Scientific organizers

Area of Health and Social Studies

Sergi Sanz
Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB)

Llorenc Quinto
Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB)

Area of Health Economics

Sergio Alonso
Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB)

Elisa Sicuri
Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB)

Logistics organizer

Timberlake Consulting S.L.
Distributor of Stata in Spain.

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