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10th Spanish Stata User Group Meeting – Announcement & Call for Presentations

Date: 19 October 2017
Location: Madrid

We are pleased to announce that the 2017 Spanish Stata Users Group Meeting will take place in Madrid on 19 October 2017.

The 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. Mrs. Isabel Canette, Principal Mathematician and Statistician and Mr. Enrique Pinzon, Senior Econometrician will represent StataCorp at the meeting.

Call for Presentations

Presentations are welcome on any Stata related topic including:

  • User-written Stata programs
  • Research or teaching case studies using Stata
  • Discussion of data management issues
  • Surveys or critiques of Stata facilities in specific field.

Please email the scientific organizers of your field of study before 14 July 2017 if you are interested in presenting at the Meeting. Please submit an abstract with the email (Max.200 words) along with your name, affiliation and telephone number.

You may choose between:

  • 10 minutes presentation plus 5 mins for questions or
  • 20 minutes presentation plus 5 mins for questions.

The scientific organisers look forward to hearing from you with your presentation offers. The scientific committee will make a preliminary selection based on submitted abstracts by 31 July 2017. If your presentation is selected, the final version of your presentation should be sent in either PowerPoint or PDF to the scientific committee before 3 October 2017.

The meeting will include the usual “wishes and grumbles” session, during which you may air your thoughts to Stata developers. You also have the choice to attend an informal dinner (at additional cost of approximately €35.00) in Madrid.

Although the meeting will be conducted mostly in Spanish, presentations will be accepted in both Spanish and English.

Scientific Organisers

Area of Economics:

D. Ricardo Mora. Dpt. of Economics. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Area of Sociology and Political Science:

D. Modesto Escobar. Dpt. Sociology and Comunication. Univ. Salamanca.

Area of Health Science:

D. Alexander Zlotnik. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.


To register please send an email to and we will send you the registration form that you will need to complete and and return to us before 21 September 2017. Meeting fees cover coffee breaks, lunch and printed materials. Travel and accommodation expenses are not covered. There will also be an optional dinner at a local restaurant in Madrid (to be announced) at additional cost of approximately €35.00 per person.


  • Commercial Registrations – €65.00
  • Student Registrations – €30.00

Timberlake Consulting S.L generously sponsor registration fee waiver (only one per presentation, regardless of the number of authors involved).